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The Ritz-Carlton, Doha & DECC announcen a Two-year culinary partnership



The iconic Ritz-Carlton, Doha is renowned for its inventive culinary heritage; a heritage that has been duly rewarded with the successful acceptance of its tender to cater for the largest convention center in Doha.

The prime location for regional and international business events, the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) attracts thousands of visitors each year to the busy West Bay district. Spanning nearly 50,000m2, it hosts a range of world-class exhibits in partnership with hand-picked collaborators. The newly won two-year contract, between The Ritz-Carlton, Doha and DECC, extends to October 2023 and will see the hotel’s food preparation and service culture at the forefront of the center’s offering.

Such a prestigious win is the first of its kind for the hotel. Carlo Javakhia, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, commented, “We are very much looking forward to working in close partnership with Qatar’s leading international exhibitions and conference center, DECC, and bringing The Ritz-Carlton’s exceptionally high quality of services to a wider audience. Winning the tender is a testament to The Ritz-Carlton Doha’s culinary expertise and a huge tribute to our remarkably skilled hotel team. It is an exciting journey for us all”.

The hotel has long been associated with memorable gastronomic experiences, crafted by a talented line-up of international chefs. Committed to home cooking, authenticity and a passion of inventive flavors, the team are well known for adapting local and international dishes to surprise and delight diners. The hotel’s long-standing repute for elevated and creative service excellence brings an additional dimension to the whole collaborative proposition and, together proved a powerful combination to successfully win the tender.

The partnership is an opportunity for The Ritz-Carlton, Doha to showcase exceptional catering and first-class service beyond the bounds of the hotel. Every DECC event, ranging from exhibitions, incentives and meetings through to concerts and delegations will benefit from the hotel’s impeccable food, beverage and service contribution.

Commenting on this exciting partnership, CEO of Qatar Business Events Corporation, Doha Mr. Ahmed Al Obaidli said, “We are happy to have the best representation of the Marriot Group and we will be keen on delivering the best service for our stakeholders and customers".

Committed to elevating every touch point for guests from all over the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha’s creative and dynamic team has most decisively placed the hotel’s epicurean and service traditions firmly at the heart of Qatari life.

For more information on The Ritz-Carlton, Doha please call +974 4484 8000, WhatsApp +974 5599 0916 or visit


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