Le Meridien Goa, Calangute appoints Chef Amit Kumar as executive chef
With over 12 years of experience in the industry, Chef Amit specializes in French & Italian Cuisine apart from his highly component managerial skills of people, time and cooking techniques
Chef Amit Kumar began his career at the Hyatt, Gachibowli, Hyderabad in the year 2007. He then moved on to join The Westin – Hyderabad as their Demi Chef De Partie in the year 2011. Post this, he joined the Pullman Gurgaon, Central Park as their Chef De Partie before being appraised to Sous Chef. He then began his stint with the Le Meridien Group by joining the Gurgaon property as a Sous Chef in 2015. Chef Amit was subsequently appraised to Chef De Cuisine before taking over the reigns as their Executive Sous Chef.
Through his culinary career, Chef Amit has been a recipient of many prestigious accolades in the Food & Beverage industry. He was responsible for the launch of Bella Cucina – Modern Italian Dining Restaurant which was positioned as the Number 1 restaurant in Gurgaon within a year of its inception. Under his keen watch, the restaurant was awarded the Best European Restaurant by Eazy Diner in 2019 and the Big F Award for the Best New Restaurant in 2018. He was also presented two prestigious awards namely – Leader in the Making Award and Special Recognition Award for Revenue Strategy at the Le Meridien Gurgaon Annual Awards 2018.