Chef Shibendu Ray Chaudhury has joined us as the Executive Sous Chef for Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel and Lakeside Chalet- Mumbai, Marriott Executive Apartments. He brings with him vast experience and multicultural learning garnered over the course of a rich career spanning 11 years across various cities and diverse cuisines. His passion, experience, sensibility and dedication to food in all its forms have seen him evolve and develop a dynamic personality, adapting to various roles across the country.
Chef Shibendu’s proficiency lies in various world cuisines in both fine dining as well as niche banqueting events. Starting his professional journey as a Management trainee, he has worked his way exceptionally through various brands and levels. Having worked with the Taj and Hyatt previously, he joined the Marriott family in 2018 with the Fairmont brand. His expertise lies in improving the overall guest satisfaction with sustainable cooking, developing new food and beverage concepts, fair trade and organic sourcing, cost management and development of potential talent. His mantra is fine quality, driven by creativity and innovation.
He has achieved prestigious accolades for the properties that he has worked with, including Accor SE Asian Pacific F&B Competition at Fairmont, Travel + Leisure Awards 2018 under the category of ‘Best Wedding Venue’ at Fairmont. He successfully relaunched Zarin, a modern Indo-Mediterranean specialty to a massively remarkable Rajasthani Thali restaurant.
Chef Shibendu Ray Chaudhury is a creative individual with an extremely positive attitude and approach towards life. He is an extremely artistic individual, with a love for retro music and in his free time, he loves to explore the niche markets around the city.