The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi & The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa announced the appointment of Anurudh Khanna as Multi Property Executive Chef. Khanna has an illustrious career spanning over 21 years of which incliudes experiance of working with renowned luxury hotels like The Shangri-La Bangalore, Hyatt Regency Delhi, The Taj Mahal Hotel New Delhi, The Park, New Delhi and The Westin Pune, he brings with him vast knowledge and understanding of the evolving hospitality industry and food trends.
In the capacity of a Multi Property Executive Chef, Anurudh will spearhead both hotels’ diverse dining venues, as well as oversee the hotels’ in-room dining and banquet operations, ranging from intimate gatherings and weddings to corporate events. His passion, zeal, dedication and his intrinsic respect for food and ingredients while being a natural creative, has helped him to constantly innovate and adapt himself to the changing culinary landscape always delivering memorable dining experiences for his guests.
“We are delighted to have a veteran chef like Anurudh Khanna join us as the Multi Property Executive chef. His vast culinary expertise and wealth of experience will surely be an inspirational driving force in re-positioning the food and beverage operations for both hotels and taking them to the next level” said Rahul Puri, Multi Property General Manager for The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi and The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa.
Chef Anurudh firmly believes that ingredients are the key elements of his food philosophy and ascertains the usage of freshest, seasonal and local produce sourced for their quality and provenance. He has received industry recognition and accolades such as Regional Vice President Awards for the Culinary Leader of the Year Award 2014 – Starwood South Asia and the Most Innovative Chef of the year 2018 by BBC Food. He has also been recently recognized as Executive Chef of the Year 2018, South India.
Anurudh completed his schooling from Mira Model School, New Delhi. He holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from The Institute of Hotel Management, Kufri Shimla. Apart from his passion for cooking Anurudh is an avid photographer with a keen eye for capturing wildlife and landscapes.