JW Marriott Bangalore appoints Surjan Singh Jolly as Executive Chef.
Surjan Singh Jolly, known as Chef Jolly has been appointed as Executive Chef of JW Marriott Bangalore. Jolly has over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry including the Guest Chef on the world renowned reality television show on Star Plus, Junior MasterChef India.
He also has his own show on Zee Khana Khazana titled ‘Ab Har Koi Chef’ and was chosen as the Head Chef for Paris Hilton when she visited India. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Global Marriott Hotels & Resorts ‘Chef of the Year Award for Culinary Excellence’.
Jolly started his career at The Taj Palace, New Delhi as the Chef de Partie in June 1993. He joined the Marriott Group of Hotels in 2000 as a Sous Chef at Goa Marriott Resort. He was Head Chef of Saffron (Indian Specialty restaurant) at JW Marriott, Mumbai. Jolly also lent his expertise at London Marriott West India Quay Hotel & Executive Apartments as the Executive Chef before his last stint at the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel. Jolly has also worked at The Club, Mumbai where he was the Chef in charge of all the elite activities organised at the club including a list of parties and Bollywood celebrity weddings.
Jolly is a member of several renowned programs such as Regional Culinary Board for Marriott Asia Pacific, Culinary Board Worldwide Marriott, International Culinary Guild of Chefs UK and Executive Committee member for WICA (Western Indian Culinary Association), which has helped him hone his culinary skills and embrace new food and beverage concepts.