PUNE, INDIA--(Marketwire - Dec 17, 2012) - Shubhendu Kadam has been appointed as the Executive Chef at Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre, a hotel in Pune, India.

Chef Shubhendu brings with him 16 years of experience in the hospitality domain with a flexible approach towards work, excellent organisational skills, and culinary knowledge to this Pune business hotel. With a varied all round experience in Asian cuisine, Tapanayaki cuisine, Western banquets, Fine dining and speciality seafood restaurants, the Chef also encompasses an expertise in preopening and refurbishing of Hotel F&B, Speciality restaurants and Cruise Ships in India, Philippines and the USA.

Before joining Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre, a hotel in Koregaon Park, Chef Shubhendu was the pre-opening Executive Chef at Radisson Blu, Goa where he was responsible for creating contemporary menus and setting benchmark standards for the products offered.

Chef Shubhendu's association with the Marriott Group of Hotels began in February 2003 at Goa Marriott Resort where he worked as a Sous Chef till May 2008. Chef Shubhendu then flew to the Philippines to work at the Marriott Cebu City from June until August of 2008.

Chef Shubhendu started his career as a Commis - II chef at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi in October 1996. His career stints also include working at Park Hyatt Goa and Fort Aguada Beach Resort, Goa and the Intercontinental Goa

Chef Shubhendu was selected to lead the culinary team to serve the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh and the Indian Delegates for the Asean Meet at the Cebu City Marriotts.

Chef Shubhendu has completed his Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology from IHMCT&AN in Goa.

In his free time Chef Shubhendu likes to play chess and ride his bullet.

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Contact Information:

Shruti Bose
Courtyard Pune City Centre
Tel: +91-20-6724 8181