Hyatt Regency Pune Hotel & Residences announced the appointment of Karan Thakur as Executive Chef.
Karan brings 14 years of diverse experience in the hospitality industry. He moves to Hyatt Regency Pune from Hyatt Regency Chandigarh, in the same capacity, to enhance the culinary experience at the Hotel.
Karan started his hospitality journey with the Marriott Hotels, under the HOT programme at JW Marriott, Renaissance, and MEA in Mumbai soon after he completed his Culinary Arts in 2005 from IHM, Aurangabad. His passion for good food and creating experiential events are visible throughout his career spanning luxury brands like The Ritz Carlton and The Address Hotels +
Resorts as well as Westin, Sheraton, Le Méridien, and Four Points. Karan has worked in some key cities in the Indian subcontinent like Mumbai, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, and Chandigarh, in addition to international markets like Dubai, Doha, and Urumqi (China).
Known for his humility, drive, and keen eye-for-details, Karan will focus on strengthening the food strategies of the Hotel, while overseeing the launch of various contemporary food & beverage concepts. In his spare time, Karan enjoys discovering new trails as an exploring motorbike rider and travelling.
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