JW Marriott Chandigarh Gets New Pastry Chef
By BW Hotelier
SHASHI BHUWAN Gopal has been appointed as the Pastry Chef at the JW Marriott Chandigarh. With 15 years of professional experience, he brings with him extensive skill and understanding of bakery and confectionery operations. Passionate about his work, he is known for his magic like ability of baking delectable savouries with unmistakable panache.
Prior to this, Shashi was working as Pastry Chef at The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace from June 2009 to May 2015. He has served the industry in various capacities throughout his tenure as C.D.P. at Novotel hotel Hyderabad, Dessert Chef at Restaurant Rama Roma, Landshut Germany, C.D.P at Renaissance Mumbai, D.C.D.P at Le Royal Meridian Mumbai, D.C.D.P at J.W. Marriott Mumbai and as Commis-1 at Le Royal Meridian Mumbai.
A highly creative, detail oriented chef with a strong work ethic, Shashi consistently strives to refine his skill set. He goes by the philosophy that whatever he bakes must strike the right cords with the taste buds of the guests and transport them into a world of enchanting flavours. According to him, each component in a dish must retain an essence of its individuality while seamlessly amalgamating with others to give that perfect flavour which not only touches the senses but the soul of the connoisseur as well. He also pays special attention to the presentation, with each of his offerings looking heavenly and having the capacity to draw anyone towards themselves who happen to look at them even if it’s merely a glance.
A specialist in Bakery, Confectionary & Chocolate Carving, he is known to adopt delicacies from different cultures and adopt them according to the Indian sensibilities and tastes. A Commerce Graduate from Ch. Charan Singh University Meerut UP, Shashi served his apprenticeship in Centaur hotel Mumbai from Nov 1996 to Nov 1999 before going on to scale greater heights in his incredible career.
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