Trav Buzz News, 29 Sep 21
Fairmont Jaipur, brand’s flagship property in the Pink City announced the appointment of Gaurav Malhotra as their Executive Chef.
Appointment of Gaurav Malhotra as Executive Chef
With a meritorious experience of over 20 years, Gaurav has worked with renowned hospitality brands across the globe including Taj, Westin, Holiday Inn and other Accor branded hotels Pullman, Novotel, and Sofitel. In his last assignment, Gaurav was associated with Pullman Jakarta Central Park as an Executive Chef. His strong foundation and seasoned experience in culinary operations, as well as avant-garde gastronomy, make him the perfect fit to spearhead the diverse Food & Beverage offerings at Fairmont Jaipur.
Commenting on the announcement, Rajiv Kapoor, General Manager, Fairmont Jaipur said, “We are delighted with the joining of the culinary veteran Gaurav to lead our team of expert chefs at Fairmont Jaipur. With his extensive global experience and prowess, he will be instrumental in enhancing the skills within our existing team and further elevate the dining experiences for our well-traveled guests.”
Gaurav’s culinary expertise ranges from specialization in modern European to progressive Asian cuisines. He is a master of creative buffet set ups, fine dining presentations, as well as high-volume catering for banquets and conventions.
Gaurav has earned many accolades to his merit, including the recent ‘Chef of the year 2018’ award among the portfolio of Accor hotels in India. He successfully achieved the HACCP certifications and FMS targets for multiple Accor hotels, ensuring a high level of food safety management.
His incessant curiosity, willingness to experiment, and extensive knowledge of global culinary trends will help create an unparalleled dining experience at Fairmont Jaipur.
Appointment of Rinku Rai as Spa Manager
With an enriching experience of 09 years, Rinku has worked with the Four Seasons Hotels across the globe at Lisbon, Johannesburg, Seychelles and UAE. Rinku will handle the Spa operations and spearhead a talented team of Spa specialists to further strengthen the guest experience.
Rajiv Kapoor, General Manager Fairmont Jaipur, welcomed Rinku and expressed “We are delighted to have Rinku join our team. With her extensive global understanding of Spa operations, she will be instrumental in ensuring holistic wellness and relaxing experiences for our guests. We hope that we will continue to enhance and innovate at Ruhab to exceed our guest expectations, under her leadership.”
Rinku holds a Spa diploma from Ananda Spa Institute and has undertaken extensive wellness training to understand Ayurvedic treatments. In her past experience, she has received multiple trainings on unique Spa programs and therapies like lava shell massage, reflexology, hot stone treatment to name a few. With her unique on-ground experience, she is a perfect fit to lead the spa offering at the only Fairmont hotel in India.