SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BENGALURU APPOINTS EXECUTIVE CHEF
Bengaluru, 20 February 2017 – Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru announces the appointment of Anurudh Khanna as executive chef to head and oversee all of the hotel’s culinary operations. An award-winning chef, he brings a dynamic and innovative energy to the dining experience at the hotel.
Chef Khanna takes up his new assignment at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru following over 17 years of culinary experience at five-star and luxury hotels. He has seven years of experience as an executive chef and, in addition to his gastronomic expertise, brings a creative flair for food presentation, a strong business sense with a proven track record of streamlining operations with engaging interpersonal skills.
At Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru, he will focus on continuously improving the guests’ dining experience through impeccable service and by maintaining the highest quality of food standards. He has a natural ability to create an enthusiastic, productive working environment with customer-oriented professionals. He is a striving team player and believes in the success of his team.
He is a veteran of traditional, regional, progressive Indian and Italian cuisine.
“We are delighted to have a veteran chef like Anurudh Khanna join us at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru as the executive chef. We are sure that his culinary experience will help make Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru’s food and beverage outlets the preferred dining destinations in the city,” said Andreas Streiber, general manager.
Chef Anurudh has many accolades to his credit and has been the recipient of many recognised awards in the culinary world. He also had the opportunity to showcase the diversity and beauty of Indian cuisine during the prestigious Indian-Stockholm week “Namaste Stockholm” with the president of India and his delegation in Stockholm.
Chef Anurudhhas been instrumental in making the restaurants at his previous assignmentsaward winning and has established them as the most sought-after food andbeverage destinations in their respective cities.
As executivechef, Anurudh will oversee the hotel’s seven dining venues, including signatureChinese restaurant Shang Palace; Indian specialty restaurant Ssaffron;all-day-dining restaurant b Cafe; Lobby Lounge, which is known for its tea;Japanese restaurant Yataii; Caprese, which serves enticing Mediterranean andItalian delights; and the rooftop lounge-bar, Hype. Chef Anurudh willalso oversee the hotel’s in-room dining and banquet operations, as well ascatering events.
Chef Khanna,a native of New Delhi, is an alumnus of the Institute of Hotel Management,Kufri Shimla, and holds a BTS degree from IGNOU. In his free time, helikes to travel and is into photography.