ITC Maratha Welcomes Chef Paul Noronha as Executive Chef
ITC Maratha Welcomes Chef Paul Noronha as Executive Chef

ITC Maratha, a landmark in luxury hospitality in Mumbai, announces the appointment of Chef Paul Noronha as its Executive Chef. With an impressive career spanning over 25 years, Chef Paul, a Mumbai native, brings extensive expertise and creativity to his new role, aiming to enhance the culinary experiences at the hotel.

Chef Paul's culinary journey began during his diploma at the Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology in Mumbai, where he developed his skills and passion for the culinary arts. His dedication and talent were further cultivated during his time at ITC hotels, where he received rigorous training at the WelcomGroup Management Institute in Gurgaon.

As ITC Hotels expanded, Chef Paul gained valuable experience working in kitchens from Delhi to Chennai. He catered to the discerning palates of dignitaries and heads of state, including a former President of the United States. His culinary prowess was recognized with the 'Smart Chef of the Year' award during his tenure at Sheraton Chola Chennai.

Returning to Mumbai, Chef Paul took on the role of Executive Chef at ITC Grand Central, where his innovative culinary creations and leadership earned him the prestigious Executive Chef of the Year award for two consecutive years.

Now at ITC Maratha, Chef Paul is set to redefine luxury dining in Mumbai. This role holds a special significance for him, as it evokes a sense of 'Homecoming' nostalgia. He was part of the pre-opening team for the Peshwa Pavilion restaurant back in 2001 at ITC Maratha.

In his new position, Chef Paul oversees the culinary operations of two new restaurants, Avartana and Yi Jing, while maintaining the excellence of legacy restaurants Peshawri and Dum Pukht. Leading a team of talented culinary professionals, Chef Paul focuses on curating exquisite menus that celebrate local flavors while embracing global influences, enhancing the dining experiences for all patrons.

Bhagwan Balani, GM of ITC Maratha said, "We are thrilled to welcome Chef Paul Noronha to the ITC Maratha family. His exceptional culinary talent and unwavering commitment to excellence perfectly align with our ethos of delivering consistent gastronomic repertoire. Under Chef Paul's leadership, we are confident that ITC Maratha will continue to set the standard for culinary innovation and excellence in Mumbai."

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