Hilton Jaipur recently announced the appointment of Arzooman Irani as Head Chef of the hotel. He has a culinary expertise of 22 years in the Hospitality industry. Born and raised in Pune, Arzooman has a Diploma in Hospitality from Australia, a degree in Professional Cooking from the Baltimore International Culinary College, USA, and a Diploma in Management Studies from the Swiss Hotel Association, Les Roches, Switzerland. Whilst gaining theoretical and technical knowledge, Arzooman has also been hands on, hence making him very versatile in his trade. Since then, his career has taken him to hotels and restaurants from Australia to the United States to back home in India.
Though he specialises in Mediterranean Cuisine, as a result of his travelling and absorbing the cuisines of different places, he has picked up a lot of cooking techniques, ingredients from each and every place he has worked at and brought about some elements of his own creativity.
During his career as a Chef with the Taj Group of Hotels he has worked at the Taj Fisherman’s Cove, Chennai, The Taj Green Cove Resort, Kovalam – Kerala, The Taj Fort Aguada Beach Resort – Goa, Vivanta by Taj – Whitefield, Bangalore Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, Sri Lanka, Vivanta By Taj – Gurgaon and The Intercontinental, Marine Drive. With his extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry and global culinary experience of luxury hotels and restaurants, Executive Chef Arzooman is a great asset to Hilton Jaipur.