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Hilton Kuching Appoints Chandra Arunasalam As Executive Chef
October 24, 2011
KUCHING, Malaysia - Hilton Kuching has appointed Chandra Arunasalam as its Executive Chef to head the hotel's strong 60-member culinary team.
With over 17 years of international experience having worked at award-winning restaurants, the Malacca-born chef will certainly bring a fresh feel, his own personal touch and plenty of creativity to Hilton Kuching's kitchen. Some of the countries where Chef Chandra had previously worked in included the United Kingdom, Maldives and the United State of America.
Prior to his appointment at Hilton Kuching, Chandra was the Chef de Cuisine for Studio, Hilton Kuala Lumpur's revolutionary one-stop dining and entertainment centre that houses five restaurants and two bars.
Chef Chandra exudes quiet confidence and his forte lies in his cooking techniques, and great attention to food presentation. He loves to experiment with unfamiliar flavour combinations and recreating them in new innovative ways. Now he has brought his culinary skills and knowledge to Kuching and wants to share the experience with hotel guests and local residents at Hilton Kuching's restaurants, particularly at The Steakhouse restaurant where he is concentrating on putting his own personality and a new dining experience through the restaurant's Chef's Table menu.
Passionate about high quality food, Chef Chandra will oversee the culinary operations and continue to ensure a high level of guest satisfaction at all the hotel's banquet events, in-room dining services, restaurants and bars, including The Steakhouse, Waterfront Cafe, Toh Yuen, Matang Terrace, Caffe Cino and Senso.
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