Millennium Plaza Hotel, a 65-storey tower and a five-star luxury hotel positioned in the heart of Dubai, proudly announces the appointments of Gokul Raman as Food and Beverage Manager and Amit Jha as Executive Chef.
Gokul Raman will be responsible for managing all food and beverage operations and delivering excellent guests’ culinary experience. With his exceptional skills he will forecast, plan and manage all F&B areas, employee and finance. With his 21 years of experience, he will excel at maximizing sales and revenue to the hotel through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.
An Indian national, Mr Gokul graduated from the State Institute of Hotel Management (previously named as Food Craft institute) in Trichy, Tamilnadu-India with a diploma in Food & Beverage Service. Prior to joining Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, he held various positions with prestigious hotels in KSA and in the UAE at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, Rose Reyhaan Dubai and Cove, Rotana RAK and recently in Centro Sharjah, Sharjah, as pre-opening Food and Beverage Manager.
Amit Jha, the new executive chef holds a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management and International Hospitality Management with 15 years of culinary experience. He previously held positions in renowned hospitality brands such as Taj Mahal Hotel and Hyatt Hotel in New Delhi, India, in Carnival Cruise Lines in Miami, USA and recently in Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dubai, UAE.
Chef Jha is known for his excellent record of achieving guests’ satisfaction and service excellence. With an extensive culinary experience and strong kitchen operational and organizational skills, Chef Jha is sure to demonstrate leadership and devotion in his career. Guests will be satisfied with his menu selection, quality, and presentation of food in both buffet and a la carte set ups.
Daniel Mathew, General Manager in Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, said: “We are keen on maintaining luxury and authenticity throughout the hotel’s departments particularly the dining outlets. We are pleased to welcome Mr Gokul and Chef Jha to our team. Mr Raman’s experience and dedication will maintain a smooth interaction between all department heads while Chef Jha will make sure guests enjoy the delights of the hotel’s dining place through exquisite menu planning of international cuisine, implementation of stock controls and applying hygienic regulations.”