Christian Pratsch new Executive Chef at Mandarin Oriental, New York

Mandarin Oriental, New York has welcomed Christian Pratsch as Executive Chef overseeing the culinary program for the Five-Star, Five-Diamond luxury hotel. 

Chef Pratsch has over 18 years of experience in hospitality and the culinary arts. Most recently, he completed a two-year term as Executive Chef aboard The World – Residences at Sea overseeing its six food and beverage outlets.

Prior to this position, he held executive posts at InterContinental Miami, InterContinental Mark Hopkins and Raffles Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg as well as ships including Sea Cloud II and MS Europa. Chef Pratsch began his career with an apprenticeship at InterContinental Hamburg and is a certified Master Chef.

A native of North Germany, Chef Pratsch is fluent in English and German. In his new role, he will oversee Mandarin Oriental, New York’s culinary program including signature restaurant Asiate, casual dining at Lobby Lounge and MObar and in-room dining to 244 rooms and suites as well as 64 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, New York. 

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Commenting on Chef Pratsch’s appointment, General Manager Susanne Hatje states, “We are very pleased to welcome Chef Pratsch to the Mandarin Oriental, New York family and we look forward to benefitting from the extensive experience he brings to us from top hotels, resorts and ships around the globe.”

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