Peter Uzoho
The management of Bon Hotel Grand Tower, Katampe, Abuja, has said the hotel was now set to excite Abuja residents, visitors and the general public with its fully re-branded in-house Nostalgia Restaurant where patrons could taste a wide variety of foods.

According to the hotelwhich is managed by the renowned Bon Hotel Group, the arrival of world class Executive Chef, Mr. Chris Lategen will add extra excitement to the hotel as he is ready to serve out his world famous culinary delights through his premium culinary and hospitality skills, giving young chefs the ultimate culinary learning environment.

Speaking recently in Abuja, General Manager, Bon Hotel Grand Tower, Abuja, Mr. Graham Barensche, said the group was known all over the continent for its commitments to its guests and their welfare, adding that the hotel was delighted to have Chef Lategen and his team to enhance customer experience at the hotel.

Graham said the arrival of Lategen and the fully rebranded Nostalgia Restaurant would provide a unique opportunity for Abuja residents and visitors to sample the warmth and hospitality Grand Tower provides, stressing that the restaurant would provide a wide variety of top international, African and Nigerian food offerings.

He urged visitors coming to Abuja including residents of the city to avail themselves the unique opportunity, and give themselves and their loved ones a lifetime treatment. He pointed out that the restaurant has the capacity to host hundreds of patrons and diners at any time, making it a popular choice for private parties and functions.

Graham commended the government for providing the enabling environment which he said, has allowed tourism and hospitality business to thrive in the country, adding that the hotel felicitated with the government and people of Nigeria over the Independence Day celebrations.
On his part, the Executive Chef of the Hotel, Mr. Chris Lategen, said with over 30 years experience as an executive chef around the world, he was bringing his expertise and skills for the benefits of Nigeria and Nigerians.

Expressing his delight with varieties of Nigerian foods that he has mastered since coming to the country, Lategen said the country remains the food variety capital of the continent due to the abundance of fresh food and vegetables. He said he would continue to be in the forefront of efforts to ensure that Nigerians have the right skills that will drive the nation’s tourism and hospitality sectors of the economy.

He noted that his coming to the country was part of Bon Hotels group’s effort to ensure that Africans and Nigerians in particular, have great competitive advantages against Europeans and Americans in managing world class hotel groups and, exposing young aspiring chefs to top training and equipping them with excellent skills set to develop their careers.