Chef Nitin Bajaj has joined as Executive Chef at The Roseate New Delhi. With over a decade of experience across Indian and international markets, Chef Nitin Bajaj is proficient in handling specialty restaurants and has a flair for culinary art trends. In his new role, he leads the kitchen operations at The Roseate New Delhi and heads the food production division of the hotel.
Bajaj’s passion for cooking and his global exposure have helped him excel in his career at an early age. 14 years of experience in star hotels, 2 AA Rosette restaurant as well as a Michelin Star restaurant has made him well-versed with advanced culinary techniques such as sous vide, compressed and molecular cooking to name a few. Chef Nitin is an enterprising person and constantly works toward honing his skills and learning innovative methods.
Prior to joining The Roseate New Delhi, Nitin was working in Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel &Convention Center as an Executive Sous Chef. He was also the co-owner and food Artisan at Le Spring Restaurant, Jaipur. His exceptional leadership and trainings skills won him the ‘Best Chef of the Year’ Award along with the ‘Best North Indian Cuisine’ award by Times Food Award 2017 in Jaipur.
Post completing his Degree of Bachelors in Arts at International Hospitality Management, Queen Margaret University College in Scotland, Nitin worked in the European market for four years, where he assisted in creating seasonal menus, supervising stock control and maintaining budgets. Some of his noteworthy stints include working as Chef De Partie with The Bear Hotel, Woodstock; Senior Chef De Partie with The Maze, London (a Michelin star restaurant run by Gordon Ramsay); Senior Chef De Partie with the prestigious Chambers Club, Taj Mahal, New Delhi; Culinary Art Patron (Sous Chef) and part of the core pre- opening team at Pluck, Pullman Novotel, Aerocity – the 100th Pullman flagship hotel, where he has also been awarded for his culinary curations.
When not cooking delightful feasts, Nitin loves travelling and has a collection of watches & perfumes, which he treasures. Nitin’s Mantra “Work for Perfection”- sums him up in a few words!