Indore Marriott Hotel, the largest 5-Star property in Madhya Pradesh announced that Somrup Chanda, Director of Food and Beverage, will now be leading the team of 54 Praangan, an open-air Indian restaurant and Diamante, a high energy bar lounge, along with other restaurants such as Indore Kitchen, One Asia, Indore Baking Company and banquets.
In his current role, he will be overseeing all five restaurant’s management, financial functions and banquet operations that also include event planning and in-house catering.
Chanda took over this role at Indore Marriott Hotel on August 1, 2017 and was actively involved in pre-opening of the hotel. He has put his leadership skills into action to train and lead his team. His 15 years of experience in providing the best service to guests and managing his team, has given the hotel an encouragement to introduce some of their new portfolios. His career began as a an associate at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. He brings along with him an experience of luxury brands like Park Hyatt (Hyderabad), Hyatt Regency (Pune), Sheraton Grand Bangalore at Brigade Gateway (Bengaluru). He has received exposure in having a holistic approach towards Food and Beverage Management in the restaurants and during events.
To congratulate Chanda on his accomplishment, Devesh Rawat, General Manager, Indore Marriott Hotel said, “We wish Chanda with much more success and recognition. He has been an encouragement for his team members in bringing the best abilities in place and delivering the most successful results. Team Indore Marriott Hotel wishes him for his wonderful contribution and would look forward in receiving additional strength to collaborating the talented professionals in the service and culinary team.”
Chanda holds an educational background of B.Sc. in Hotel & Hospitality Administration and MBA (distance course) on Marketing & Analytics. Over the years, he has received various certifications to name a few, WSET certification and has been awarded as “Manager of the year” at Sheraton Grand Bangalore, “Best Italian Restaurant 2016” for “Bene” at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway and “Best MICE Hotel 2010” for Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.