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Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach & Accor-Managed Bheemili Resort Welcome New Executive Chef Sunal Thakur
- 21st Mar 2023
Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach & Accor-managed Bheemili Resort - Executive Chef Sunal Thakur
Visakhapatnam, India, 20 March 2023:
The Accor-managed Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach and The Bheemili Resort is happy to announce the hiring of Sunal Thakur as Executive Chef.
Sunal Thakur, who has over 24 years of experience in revenue generation, client relationship management, liaison and coordination, inventory management, financial management, and team management, provides a wealth of expertise to the hotel's culinary staff.
In his new position, Thakur will be responsible for developing inventive menus for different outlets and events, supervising the culinary personnel, and guaranteeing the highest food quality and consistency requirements. Being an asset to any hotel or hospitality institution, he is anticipated to raise the Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach's culinary services to new heights.
Mr. Ravi Rai, Cluster General Manager of Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, Novotel Vijayawada Varun, and The Bheemili Resort operated by Accor, expressed his joy, stating,
"We are thrilled to welcome Sunal Thakur, our new executive chef, to our team. We are convinced that he will boost our culinary offerings and increase client satisfaction thanks to his extensive knowledge of managing kitchen operations. His history of keeping the highest quality and safety standards for food makes him a significant addition to our team. We anticipate his assistance to preserving our status as a premier hospitality destination."
Sunal Thakur has worked in renowned properties such as The Radisson Hotel, Vivanta By Taj where he opened "TADO" the pastry shop, and Movenpick Hotel, to name a few, and has catered for a number of high-profile events, including those for the British Tobacco Company, Indian President Ms. Pratibha Patil, etc. His skills and professionalism in the culinary sector are shown by his ability to provide superior services to a wide variety of clientele.
In addition, his appointment as an external examiner at the IHM, Gwalior, by the Tourism Department of the Government of India, as well as his service as a judge for several culinary and chef's contests, demonstrate his exceptional credibility and knowledge.
Novotel Hotels, Suites & Resorts provides destination hotels that are meant to be warm and invigorating locations where guests can 'push stop' and savour the important moments. The brand's extensive portfolio of hotels, suites, and resorts provide a variety of services for both business and leisure travellers, including spacious, modular rooms with natural and intuitive design; 24/7 catering with nutritious options; dedicated meeting spaces; attentive and proactive staff; family zones for the youngest guests; multi-purpose lobbies; and accessible fitness facilities. Novotel, which has over 530 sites in over 60 countries, is a subsidiary of Accor, the world's largest hotel company with over 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage outlets in 110 countries.