Hyatt Regency Dehradun – HOD appointments

Tenzin Dolma has been appointed as Chef De Cuisine at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Tenzin joins us with 18 years of enriching experience across Hyatt, Shangri-La, Lalit & Hilton hotels in India. Starting as a Commi II for Ellores in 2003, Tenzin moved to the Hyatt Regency New Delhi as a Commi II in 2004. Between 2004 and 2021, Tenzin work at hotels such as Shangri-La, New Delhi, Royal Orchid, Bangalore, Leela Place, Bangalore, Hilton Chennai, The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore, and The Oterra hotel Bangalore in various capacities such as a Commi, Kitchen Executive, Sous chef, and Chef De Cuisine respectively. With a speciality in Japanese cuisine including Teppanyaki, and Sushi, Tenzin’s career journey has been an inspiring one.

As the Chef De Cuisine in Beyul, Tenzin in her current role will be responsible for training staff, supervising the day-to-day kitchen operations and menu planning and design.

Tenzin, in her free time, likes to paint. She also enjoys listening to music and cooking for herself during her free time.

Sumit Punn has been appointed as Safety & Security Manager at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Sumit joins us with 14 years of elevating experience across Jaypee, Ramada & Marriott Hotels across India and Australia. Starting his career as Security for a well reputed Private Security Agency in Australia in 2007, Sumit moved back to India and joined JW Marriott Chandigarh in 2011 as a Loss Prevention Executive. In 2015, he moved to the Ramada Plaza in Zirakpur, Chandigarh, as the Assistant Security Manager and later joined the Jaypee Hotel & Resort in Mussoorie as the Deputy Manager Security. Since 2017 onwards, Sumit worked as the Multi-Property Associate Director of Loss Prevention for Marriot Hotels in various locations such as Hyderabad and Agra.

With 14 years of widespread experience in Hotel Security & Loss Prevention, in his current role, Sumit will be responsible for all areas of security for the entire hotel and the well-being and safety of the hotel guests and staff. He will also be the liaison between the hotel and local authorities.

A gym enthusiast, Sumit also enjoys playing soccer and cricket during his free time. He is also fond of going on long drives and exploring new places and attractions.

A quote he lives by – Never play with karma , it revolves around.

Pankaj Rawat has been appointed as Chef De Cuisine at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Pankaj joins us with over 11 years of elevating culinary experience across Marriott & Hilton hotels in India. From being Commie 3 at the MoMo Café in Courtyard by Marriott Gurgaon in 2010 (Pre-opening) to Commie2 at Double Tree By Hilton in Asia alive Café (Pre-opening) in 2011 to Sous chef at Marriott Jaipur Okra Kitchen in 2018 to becoming Chef De Cuisine at the Le Meridian Gurgaon, Pankaj’s career has been nothing but exciting and motivating.

A passionate chef, Pankaj in his current role as the Chef De Cuisine will be responsible for the menu planning & design for the F&B outlets & In Room Dining, staff training, operations supervision and guest feedbacks.

Pankaj, in his free time, love to  play football and workout

A quote he lives by – Recipe has no sole you as the cook must bring sole to the recipe.

Nasheet Mushtaque has been appointed as Director of Events at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Nasheet brings along years of enriching experience across Hyatt hotels in India, working in various properties throughout his decade long tenure in Hyatt. Nasheet started his career in Park Hyatt Hyderabad as an Events Coordinator in 2011. During his tenure at the Park Hyatt Hyderabad, Nasheet was promoted to Events Executive and moved on to Hyatt Regency Gurgaon as an Event Planning Manager in 2014.  Post his stint up North, he moved on to the eastern part of the country to Hyatt Regency Kolkata and was promoted to the Senior Event Sales Manager during his couple of years stint there. His previous role was in Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty where he joined as a Senior Event Sales Manager and was later elevated to the role of Associate Director of Events.

With a natural talent in Sales, Nasheet, in his current role, will be responsible for the overall smooth operation of the Event Sales department. The role will require him to generate sales leads, converting potential sales to guaranteed business and overall focus on increasing the revenue of the events department. With the current trend majorly shifting to the Wedding segment, the entire Wedding portfolio will also be managed and overlooked by him and will be one of the most key demand driver for the hotel apart from MICE. Working together with the Food & Beverage and the Rooms Division department, Nasheet will ensure that all of the hotel standards are being met during the events no matter their size and the hotel is able to deliver energizing and memorable experience to the guests and establish the hotel as the next exciting destination within the country.

A table tennis enthusiast and a food lover, Nasheet is an avid viewer of OTT web series and movies of various genres in his free time.

Not exactly a quote but a line from his favourite TV shows, he lives by –

Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like an armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.” – Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones

Mayank Batra has been appointed as Materials Manager at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Mayank joins us with 13 years of enriching experience across Ark & Marriott Hotels in India. Being budget conscious person yet someone who can source products that meet the needs of the various hotel departments, Mayank ensures that the hotel operates smoothly by having all the necessities in stock and through his resourcefulness.

As the Materials Manager, Mayank in his current role will be responsible for the procurement function of the first Hyatt hotel in Uttarakhand.

Mayank, in his free time, enjoys traveling with his family and playing badminton.

A quote he lives by –  “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. ” -Winston Churchill

Manish Chaudhary has been appointed as Front Office Manager at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Manish brings along 9 years of diverse experience across Radisson & Marriott hotels in India. Manish started his career as a Guest Service Associate at the Radisson Blu Agra in 2012. He later moved to JW Marriott Aerocity in 2013 as a Front Office Associate (Pre-opening) and then went on to be promoted to a Duty Manager at JW Marriott Mussoorie in 2015. Manish joined the Renaissance Lucknow as the department head (Pre-opening) in 2016. In 2018, he went back as Front Desk Manager and was later promoted to Assistant Front Office Manager at the JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa over the years and moved to the JW Marriott Chandigarh as the Front Office Manager in early 2021.

A guest service and experience extraordinaire, Manish makes it his personal goal to create a memorable experience for every guest that checks-in to the hotel. A great leader with an approachable personality, Manish leads his team to make sure that the guest’s journey from pre- arrival to their departure goes smoothly. Along with guest service, in his current role, Manish will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Front Office.

Born in Khajuraho (MP), Manish is a cricket enthusiast, a chess player and a singer, Manish also enjoys travelling and exploring new, exciting locations with his wife and family.

A quote he lives by – “Dare to dream, then decide to do.” – Annette White

Abhishek Anand has been appointed as Learning Manager at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Abhishek brings along 8 years of elevating experience across Radisson, Lalit & Marriott hotels across India, with his current role being the first with Hyatt. Having started his career as an Assistant Manager Training at the Parkinn by Radisson, Gurgaon in 2012, Abhishek went on to become the Training Manager at the Radisson Gurugram in 2017. HE later joined the Courtyard by Marriott in Agra as the Training Manager in 2018 and later moved to the JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove & Spa as an Assistant Training Manager in 2020.

Abhishek brings along a diverse experience across the Human Resources function with a specialisation towards Learning & Development. In his current role, Abhishek is responsible for the development and training of the hotel staff. He will be focusing on interdepartmental training of the employees, managing and executing employee growth through management training programs, overlooking the industrial trainee program and other areas of employee wellbeing, development in growth. He will be overseeing the Training function across all functions to ensure that the standards of service are being met at all times.

Belonging to the historic city of Agra, Abhishek, in his free time enjoys going for long drives with his friends and family or he likes to spend time by himself, or he likes to immerse himself into a book of his choice.

A quote he lives by – “Never Stop Learning, Because Life Never Stops Teaching”

Abhinav Singh has been appointed as the Pastry Chef at Hyatt Regency Dehradun.

Chef Singh personifies great attention to detail and creativity. With an in depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and baking techniques and nutrition, chef will bring the most mesmerizing breads, pastries and cakes at the hotel. His ethos as a proud baker is that the different varieties of flour used in baking makes all the difference. He follows basic food chronology, focusing on contemporary style baking techniques in the kitchen.

In 2012, Chef Singh set foot in the culinary world at Hyatt Bangalore as a Commis Chef in bakery and pastry department. He then joined Taj Lake Palace Udaipur, Crowne Plaza Jaipur, Novotel Pune and Double Tree Ahmedabad and Conrad Bengaluru before joining Hyatt regency Dehradun.

During his free time, chef loves to drive around and explore undiscovered routes, listening music. As a pet lover, he enjoys spending time with his pet.

Dharam Raj Yadav has been appointed as Information Systems Manager at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Dharma brings on board 12 years of inspirational experience across Hyatt hotels in India. Dharam started as an IT Co- coordinator at the Hyatt Regency New Delhi in 2009 and he was later promoted to the post of Assistant IT Manager in 2011. He later moved to the Hyatt Ahmedabad in 2016 as the IS Manager and in 2018 joined the Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad
 as there is Manager. In 2019, Dharam moved to the Hyatt Pune as the IS Manager. Dharam’s career with Hyatt is a motivational career story to follow.

An IT savant, in his current role as the IT Manager, Dharam will be responsible for the entire IT infrastructure of the hotel. This includes managing servers, desktops, all of the POS applications and Network connectivity for organization while ensuring the PCI compliances are being met.

An avid reader and a frequent traveller, Dharam likes to travel to places that offer natural attractions and beauty.

A quote he lives by – Whatever happened, happened for the good. Whatever is happening, is happening for the good. Whatever will happen, will also happen for the good.

Anupriya Biswas has been appointed as Housekeeping Manager at Hyatt Regency Dehradun (preopening)

Anupriya has been appointed as the Housekeeping Manager for Hyatt Regency Dehradun (Pre-Opening). Nestled amidst picturesque 4.25 acres, adjacent to the serene Malsi Forest and majestic Himalayan range, on the Dehradun-Mussoorie Road in Uttarakhand, Hyatt Regency Dehradun will be the first 5-star hotel in Dehradun and the largest luxury hotel in the state of Uttarakhand.

Anupriya joins us with 15 years of elevating experience across Oberoi, Hyatt & Hilton hotels in India with the Hyatt journey being 11 years and counting. From an Operational Trainee at the Oberoi Udaivilas in 2004 to a Housekeeping Team Leader at the Hyatt Regency Kolkata in 2005 to a Housekeeping Manager at Hyatt Place Hampi in 2017 and then to an Executive Housekeeper at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Jaipur (Pre-opening) in 2019, Anupriya has had an exciting yet inspiring career journey.

With a fine eye for detail, great organizational skills and executing tasks to perfection, Anupriya is a valuable asset to the hotel as she will be responsible for ensuring health & safety and hygiene standards throughout the hotel. Leading a diverse and multi-cultural team in a 263 keys hotel, Anupriya will be overlooking at all the housekeeping operations of the hotel.

Anupriya enjoys travelling and exploring new destination in her personal time.

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