NEERAJ RAWOOT APPOINTED AS THE EXECUTIVE CHEF AT JW MARRIOTT BENGALURU PRESTIGE GOLFSHIRE RESORT & SPA
JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa is pleased to announce Neeraj Rawoot’s appointment as its Executive Chef. At the newly inaugurated luxury property, the chef will be spearheading the culinary teams and related operations, curating menus and presenting innovative dishes with a distinctive twist. Guests will be able to enjoy these exquisite and modern gastronomical escapades across the property’s premium fine dining outlets such as Aaleeshan, Truffle & Co. East, VISTA and Flamingo Bar.
Hailing from Jamshedpur, the spirited chef, a food and beverage enthusiast himself, began his culinary journey in the capital city with stints at the Imperial Hotel. With over 22 years of rich proficiency in stirring up Indian, Thai and Nouvelle Western cuisines, Chef Neeraj is passionate about curating an experience that nourishes the soul.
His portfolio includes training at some of the country’s top hotel chains and gaining a refined experience by working at some of the renowned hotels including The Leela Ambience Hotel & Residences – Gurgaon, Sofitel Mumbai, Hilton Chennai, Grand Hyatt – Mumbai and President Park Bangkok amongst others. He credits his speciality in Indian tandoor and curry making to his tenure at the Great Kebab Factory at Radisson, New Delhi.
Speaking on his appointment at the JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa, Chef Neeraj commented, “I am honoured and overwhelmed to join the JW Marriott family, a brand which has a unique culinary structure. This is my first stint with Marriott, and I am looking forward to curating memorable & delicious gourmet experiences for our cherished guests.”
A seasoned & accomplished culinary professional, the Chef, for two consecutive years has been awarded the BW Hotelier Award for Executive chef of the Year – National level (2019) and Western India (2020). His versatility combined with leadership skills and the ability to remain calm in a chaotic environment ensures he has all the makings for success.
To unwind, the chef indulges in music, movies, and swimming. With linguistic fluency in Thai and a profound interest in learning new languages, Neeraj believes that studying/exploring a new cuisine is incomplete without an understanding of the unique characteristics of a place’ local people and culture.
ABOUT JW MARRIOTT BENGALURU PRESTIGE GOLFSHIRE:
Tucked in 22 acres of lush greenery, The JW Mariott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort and Spa embraces guests with its breath-taking views overlooking the picturesque Nandi Hills. The property combines the appeal of this garden city with the beauty of its natural surroundings. Filled with tranquillity of the stunning greens of the Golf course, a beautiful manmade lake with Nandi hills as its backdrop, a large lagoon pool and a lap pool and a 20,000-sq-ft of enchanting spa. The resort boasts of a captivating experience with 5-star rooms, suites and lobby. The hotel’s six restaurants offer its own twist on a successful pairing of golf course views and delectable flavours with both indoor and alfresco seating and beautifully designed private dining spaces.