Appointment: Pravin Kumar
Sheraton Deira Hotel appoints F&B Manager
Pravin Kumar just joined the Sheraton Deira Hotel as it’s new Food & Beverage Manager.
Prior joining the Sheraton Deira Hotel, Pravin joined the pre-opening task force as F&B Manager at The Grand Mauritian, Mauritius, a Starwood Luxury Collection, where he was responsible for setting up of the entire Food & Beverage department from writing of Standard Operating Procedures, to training simulations, inventories and more.
Part of Pravin’s F&B repertoire was strongly honed at his assignment as Outlet Manager for the well known ‘Ashiana’ restaurant at the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers.
Other establishments which have contributed to his F&B competencies were while working for other five star establishments in Mumbai such as Grand Hyatt, Marriot Executive Apartments, Hotel Sun-N-Sand and Holiday Inn.
In areas of certifications, Pravin is a Green Belt in Six Sigma Management, Trainer in Basic Food Hygiene by Dubai Municipality, Skills enhancing training and MICE training under the Hyatt International chain.
When asked what he plans to do at Sheraton Deira? His answer is simple – to take the Sheraton Deira Hotel still a step further from it’s presently held strong market positioning by creating promotions and food festivals at the hotel’s signature dining outlet – The Terrace, an atrium located with Mediterranean styled décor. Presently he plans to focus and garner maximum footage from FIFA 2010 which is displayed at the hotel’s Piano styled Bar – The Lindbergh’s.