Anupam Banerjee Appointed Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore
The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Anupam Banerjee as the Executive Chef of the hotel, which is set to open in late summer of 2013. He will be responsible for all the pre-opening stages of kitchen, menu planning and overseeing the daily culinary operations of all 7 restaurants and bars, in-room dining, catering and special events.
A veteran of luxury hotel kitchens, Chef Banerjee?s enthusiasm for exploring innovative culinary possibilities is well-established and like many of the world?s best culinary artists he is obsessed with fresh ingredients and clean, subtle flavors. After beginning his career with Oberoi Centre of Learning & Development, Chef Banerjee?s culinary calling took him out of his first kitchen ?and across the globe.
Chef Banerjee spent two years at the historic Raffles hotel in Singapore before moving to Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London which featured one Michelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes. He then moved to Mandarin Oriental, Geneva which was awarded one Star Michelin and 15 points on Gault Millau during his leadership after one year of successful opening. Prior to moving to Bangalore Chef Anupam Banerjee was the Executive Chef for Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C
In the past he has been associated with Chef Alain Soliveres in his Michelin-2-Star,Chef Pierre Gagnaire in his 3 Star Michelin, Charlie Trotters, Jeun Fleury, Lea Linster, among others.
[quote]?We are delighted to welcome Chef Banerjee and his wealth of culinary passion and knowledge to our hotel,? said Shane Krige, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore. ?We are confident his expertise and impressive level of talent and enthusiasm will heighten the hotel?s diverse dining offering to a new level of excellence for our guests,? added Krige.
?I am thrilled to join a talented team of Ladies and Gentlemen and I am confident that my diverse culinary background paired with Bangalore?s vibrant selection of flavors will create a truly unique and delectable gastronomical experience like no other,? says Chef Banerjee.[/quote]
The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, the first Ritz ? Carlton hotel in India, is a 277-room, five-star luxury property, which will offer exquisite restaurants, extensive meeting and flexible events space, a luxurious spa, an outdoor swimming pool, and high- end retail boutiques. In addition to spacious rooms and suites, the hotel will include The Ritz-Carlton Club, a private floor accessible only by elevator key and offering light fare and dedicated concierge service throughout the day.
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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 82 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)[/box]