Vivanta by Taj-President hires Uddipan Chakravarthy as new Executive Chef

| Updated: Jul 27, 2016 19:18 IST

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai announced hiring of Uddipan Chakravarthy as the new Executive Chef, passing on the baton from Chef Ananda Solomon, who retires at the end of July 2016. Taj has always pioneered successful restaurants, which have stood the test of time including Golden Dragon, Wasabi, Souk, Karavalli, Varq, Rice Boat, Quilon, Beach House, Thai Pavilion, Konkan Cafe and Trattoria to name a few. This has been possible due to the talent of its chefs. Chef Uddipan Chakravarthy is one of the young Taj culinary stars. Chef Uddipan experiments with new flavors and has a flair for inventive cooking, retaining simplicity at the core of every meal that he designs. With over 21 years of culinary expertise, Chef Uddipan has been the Executive Sous Chef for some of the most iconic restaurants in India such as Trattoria, Thai Pavilion and Konkan Cafe (Vivanta by Taj - President, Mumbai) and Kabab-e-Bahar (Taj Banjara, Hyderabad) to name a few. Being a prominent culinary maestro, Uddipan is amongst the bandwagon of the new generation chefs of Indian origin; whose food philosophy lies in building around quality ingredients, drawing inspiration from the rhyme of seasons and food styling. "I am delighted to join Vivanta by Taj-President, Mumbai and take up this challenge at such an interesting time. Vivanta by Taj - President is also home to some of the best restaurants in Mumbai," said Uddipan Chakravarthy. "With a vision to maintain the authenticity of the traditional offerings along with constant innovation, I look forward to working here. It is a moment of 'homecoming' for me as I have had the privilege of working with Chef Ananda Solomon in the past," he added. (ANI)