The Westin Chennai Velachery recently announced Pranav Khanolkar as the newly appointed Food & Beverage Manager. He will be responsible to carry out extensive food and beverage operations of the hotel that includes five award-winning dining outlets and two banquet venues.
Khanolkar is a seasoned hospitality professional, bringing 9 years of enriching experience with him from the industry. Khanolkar joins The Westin Chennai Velachery from JW Marriott Pune, where he was working in the capacity of Director of Events Management. Also, Khanolkar has worked with various hotels within Marriott such as Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Pune, Chakan, Jaipur Marriott Hotel and shortly at Amari Resort Galle, Sri Lanka.
While managing the overall food and beverage operations of the hotel, he will also be responsible for revenue maximisation of the restaurants, drive resident and non-resident covers and incremental revenue through innovative and relevant food and beverage promotions.
Lakshmanan Ramanathan, General Manager, The Westin Chennai Velachery adds, “I am extremely pleased to welcome Pranav to the Westin Chennai family and look forward to take the hotels food and beverage to newer heights with his expertise and knowledge that he has gathered from his enriching work experience”
In his leisure time, Khanolkar likes to take time off to travel new destinations, go on biking expeditions or experiment by cooking new dishes at home.