Raffles Udaipur appoints Chef Deepak Sarkar as Culinary Director
June 2022, National – Raffles Udaipur, India’s first outpost of the luxurious global hotel chain, has appointed Chef Deepak Sarkar as the Culinary Director. Chef Sarkar has over two decades of outstanding experience curating menus
June 2022, National – Raffles Udaipur, India’s first outpost of the luxurious global hotel chain, has appointed Chef Deepak Sarkar as the Culinary Director. Chef Sarkar has over two decades of outstanding experience curating menus and leading culinary teams across luxury hotels and restaurants.
In his new role at Raffles Udaipur, Chef Sarkar will not only manage the operational and functional aspects of the culinary department across restaurants, in-room dining, event space & bars, but will also spearhead menu curation to add a delectable new flair while presenting innovative dishes with a distinctive twist to the property’s already unparalleled gastronomy.
An alumnus of IHM Gwalior with vast experience of more than 20 years in the hospitality industry, he has contributed his incredible culinary skillset and leadership skills to properties such as Fairfield by Marriott, Jodhpur, ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata, and DoubleTree by Hilton, Gurgaon.
With exposure across worldly cuisines, such as Japanese as a Teppanyaki master, and other international markets of Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, and the Middle East, Chef Sarkar enjoys experimenting and improvising with a large variety of flavors and cooking styles to suit the modern-day palate.
During the trajectory of his career, Chef Sarkar has lead restaurants and hotels to win distinguished culinary awards and recognitions. He has also catered for Prime Minister Hon’ble Narendra Modi along with Japanese Prime Minister Hon’ble Shinzo Abe. His inspirational journey and culinary knowledge is undoubtedly set to be a value addition to the food and beverage pillar of Raffles Udaipur.
On days when Chef Sarkar is not making strides in the culinary world, he loves to ride superbikes, embark on off-roading trips and spend time with family and friends. Chef Sarkar is extremely passionate about sharing his gourmet experiences with his team and creating new and innovative recipes. This culinary passion and innovation, in combination with Raffles Udaipur’s gastronomy, is set to reach new heights in the F&B world.
About Raffles Udaipur
Located in the romantic and historic city of Udaipur, Rajasthan, the hotel is reminiscent of a grand country estate that brings a private oasis experience on an island. Set in the midst of Udai Sagar Lake that is home to migratory birds and bountiful flora and fauna Raffles Udaipur, with its evocative experiences gives a reason to discover the city of Udaipur, anew. A scenic 20-minute drive from the airport, followed by a gentle and
calming boat ride, transports guests from the real world to the surreal. The 101 rooms and suites offer unhindered, breath-taking views of the lake and captivating sunsets. Bespoke dining venues and programs offer unparalleled gastronomy. The leisurely romantic walks in the outdoor spaces are serene, making it a haven for travellers who are on a constant quest of peace and rejuvenation. Legendary Raffles service coupled with discrete and charming promises to make guests in residence feel the extraordinary emotional luxury that the brand is committed to.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts boasts an illustrious history and some of the most prestigious hotel addresses worldwide. In 1887, Raffles Singapore set the standard for luxury hospitality, introducing the world to private butlers, the Singapore Sling and its enduring, legendary service. Today, Raffles continues this tradition in leading cities and lavish resort locales, enchanting travellers with meaningful experiences and service that is both gracious and intuitive. Connoisseurs of life choose Raffles, not merely for its aura of culture, beauty and gentility, but for the extraordinary way they feel when in residence with Raffles. Each Raffles, be it Paris, Istanbul, Dubai, Warsaw, Jakarta or the Seychelles, serves as a venerated oasis where travellers arrive as guests, leave as friends and return as family. Raffles is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,100 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries.