JW Marriott Bengaluru appoints Mahesh Kini as Executive Chef
To spearhead the speciality restaurants in the hotel and oversee kitchen operations
JW Marriott Bengaluru has recently appointed Mahesh Kini as the Executive Chef. Kini brings in over 22 years of diverse culinary and Food & Beverage management experience. In his new position, he will be spearheading the specialty restaurants including Alba, poolside Indian restaurant; Spice Terrace, all-day dining restaurant; JW Kitchen; contemporary Bar Uno; Merak, offering Asian fare, exotic cocktails and vibrant nightlife and NuAir and oversee kitchen operations.
Kini has been associated with eminent global hospitality brands and was last associated with the picturesque Maldives as the pre-opening Director of F&B at InterContinental Maldives Maamuagau Resort. He has previously led culinary teams, most notably at Hyatt Hotels and Taj Hotels in India and overseas.
A consummate F&B leader and quintessential chef, Kini finds himself in his elements forging new restaurant concepts and curating niche dining experiences. He opines that F&B is the face of the hotel, the biggest driver of positive sentiment and thus guest delight
“I am truly delighted to be re-associated with Marriott Hotels and couldn’t have asked for a better property than JW Marriott Bengaluru, an establishment with a truly vibrant F&B canvas. With a few new openings lined up, I am raring to unleash some culinary wizardry upon the vibrant city of Bengaluru,” said Kini.
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