Sandeep Pande Appointed as Director of Culinary at St. Regis Goa, Shubham Basrur as F&B Manager
Sandeep Pande Appointed as Director of Culinary at St. Regis Goa, Shubham Basrur as F&B Manager

The St. Regis Goa Resort has appointed Chef Sandeep Pande as Culinary Director.

The hotel has also appointed Shubham Basrur as Food & Beverage Manager for the property.

The hotel is unwavering in its commitment to crafting exemplary dining experiences for local luminaries and global gourmands. The resort will unveil 3 brand new dining outlets in November 2023, as part of its phased upgradation and brand positioning.

As a debut St. Regis Resort in the country, the new outlets will present themselves as true benchmarks in delivering authentic yet sophisticated dining experiences.

The following key positions will steer the execution of the resort’s exceptional culinary and beverage programs. 

Leveraging a longstanding history of culinary excellence in the industry, Sandeep Pande brings his wealth of knowledge to The St. Regis Goa Resort as the new Director of Culinary.

With over two decades of rich experience, Sandeep’s style straddles both, precision and passion. Before this, Sandeep was Executive Chef at JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity, where he continuously elevated the hotels’ culinary experiences. Having exposure in 8 Marriott International brands, Sandeep claims that his career highlight was opening and positioning the flagship Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, the first in Sri Lanka, while also laying ground work for Sheraton there.

With a wide expertise in multiple cuisines including Mediterranean, Indian, Thai and English Pub, Sandeep has also co-authored ‘Cuisine with Altitude’, a book featuring first-class menus from some of the world’s best airlines.

Widely covered by the media, Sandeep has always ensured that the outlets he oversees have top of the mind recall while trending due to their numerous awards and accolades.

Meanwhile, Shubham joins the hotel as Food & Beverage Manager from his previous role at Park Hyatt Chennai, home to the famed The Flying Elephant restaurant.

With his signature calm demeanor, sharp leadership edge and operational acumen Shubham will lead the hotel’s dynamic F&B team while also positioning the 3 brand new dining outlets as must visit destinations in Goa.

This is Shubham’s momentous return to Marriott International post his previous assignment at Goa Marriott Resort and Spa. Shubham spent his formative years with Taj, gaining hands on experience at Taj Madikeri and Oberoi in Mumbai before that. Shubham is experienced in curating intimate,   experiential dinners as well as large sit downs and pop-up events.

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