The Leela Gandhinagar, an exotic luxury destination in the twin city of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, has appointed Kapil Dubey as the new Executive Chef of The Leela Gandhinagar and Mahatma Mandir Exhibition and Convention Centre managed by The Leela.
Chef Kapil is a highly talented and innovative chef with more than decade and a half year of culinary experience in the hospitality industry. Having worked extensively in India and with many years of international exposure, he brings with him a unique style of making things happen and unique leadership skills that will help in delivering culinary experiences which will uphold the brand ethos of service excellence- ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’, which means Guest is God.
Announcing the appointment, Jaideep Anand, Vice President and General Manager, The Leela Gandhinagar, said, “Chef Kapil is an extensively experienced, talented, and creative culinary professional. He is highly passionate about his craft and will be one of the key pillars focused on driving guest satisfaction across all aspects of food and beverage. We are glad at The Leela Gandhinagar to welcome him, and I am confident he will be a great asset to the organisation.”
Since earning his bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from the Moti Mahal College of Hotel Management in Mangalore, Chef Kapi has worked with leading hospitality chains such as Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, Marriott, and Sheraton in India as well as Dubai, Maldives, and Europe. Prior to joining The Leela Gandhinagar, he was Executive Chef at Las Iguanas Restaurant in Chelmsford, UK.
Chef Kapil likes to keep himself updated with the latest trends in the culinary world. He has cultivated expertise in pre-opening, creativity, process improvement, people development, and business management. He specialises in planning and executing an expansive repertoire of menus for small to large scale social event, MICE events, corporate conferences and conventions and exhibitions.
Besides his love for cooking exquisite culinary indulgences, he shares a great interest in traveling and listening to classic playlists.