Espire Hospitality Group's 'Country Inn Premier' in Dehradun Welcomes Pradeep Singh Panwar as Executive Chef

Espire Hospitality Group's 'Country Inn Premier' in Dehradun Welcomes Pradeep Singh Panwar as Executive Chef

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Published on August 7, 2023

Dehradun's upcoming 'Country Inn Premier - The Prominence,' set to open on August 11, 2023, has appointed Pradeep Singh Panwar as Executive Chef. With an illustrious culinary career spanning over two decades, Chef Pradeep will lead the hotel's unique and evocative dining concepts.

Chef Pradeep's extensive experience with renowned hospitality brands like Intercontinental Hotel Group, Grand Hyatt, and Radisson Hotel Group makes him the ideal choice to launch and establish fresh concepts for Dehradun's curious and experimental diners.

The hotel has curated two different dining scenes at the same venue, matching guests' moods based on the days of the week. 'Ameya's Kitchen,' the weekends-only restaurant, will offer 'unlimited Indian and Asian fare' to indulge in endless dining pleasures. On weekdays, 'Where the Heart Lies' will serve a wide range of popular Asian, Continental, and progressive Indian culinary delights.

With a creative vision and dedication to excellence, Chef Pradeep aims to elevate the dining experience for Dehradun's audience. He is passionate about utilizing locally sourced, quality produce to enhance culinary offerings and maintain the highest hygiene standards.

Akhil Arora, Chief Executive Officer of Espire Hospitality Group, expressed excitement, stating, "We are delighted to welcome Chef Pradeep to our team and are eager to create a dining scene that will give our guests a reason to keep visiting their favourite dining spot repeatedly. We are confident that Chef Pradeep will be an invaluable asset, infusing his creativity, vast experience, and impressive culinary style to curate dining experiences that are both indulgent and nourishing."

Somali Bajpai Takes Charge as Cluster Marketing Manager at Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar & Holiday Inn Katra

Somali Bajpai Takes Charge as Cluster Marketing Manager at Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar & Holiday Inn Katra

By Nishang Narayan

Published on May 22, 2024

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced Somali Bajpai as the new Cluster Marketing Manager for Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar and Holiday Inn Katra. Bajpai brings a dynamic blend of creativity and strategic acumen to the roles, aiming to boost the market presence and guest engagement of both properties.

At Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar, Bajpai will focus on positioning the hotel as a premier destination for both business and leisure travelers in India's capital. She plans to roll out innovative storytelling techniques, curated events, and targeted PR and digital campaigns that resonate with a diverse clientele.

For Holiday Inn Katra, Bajpai intends to capitalize on the hotel's serene location to draw in spiritual seekers and adventure enthusiasts. Her strategies will include crafting unique narratives and experiential offerings that underscore Katra’s peaceful yet adventurous appeal.

Veenu Rastogi, Area Director of Sales and Marketing, IHG South West Asia, and DOSM, Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar, commented on the appointment, stating that Bajpai’s strategic insight and creative initiatives are key to revitalizing the marketing approach for both locations.


Bajpai’s previous experience includes significant roles at prominent PR agencies and media organizations, where she demonstrated her prowess in managing high-impact marketing and PR campaigns. Her tenure at Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla was particularly notable for hosting award-winning food festivals.

Recognized as a talented marketing professional, Bajpai has received multiple accolades, including PR Moments 30 Under 30, Exchange4Media 30 Under 30, and a Women Achiever’s Award by Impact magazine. She has also been a runner-up in the Hotelier India Awards and Big F Awards in Marketing and PR categories.

This strategic appointment is expected to drive innovative marketing strategies and reinforce the position of Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar and Holiday Inn Katra within the competitive hospitality market.

For more information about the hotels and their offerings, visit Crowne Plaza New Delhi Mayur Vihar and Holiday Inn Katra.

Eros Hotel New Delhi Welcomes Amit Anand as Front Office Manager

Eros Hotel New Delhi Welcomes Amit Anand as Front Office Manager

By Nithyakala Neelakandan

Published on May 4, 2024

Eros Hotel New Delhi, renowned for its luxury hospitality, is delighted to introduce Amit Anand as the new Front Office Manager. With 16 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Amit brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. As Front Office Manager, he will oversee seamless operations and ensure exceptional guest service.

In his capacity, Amit will lead the front office team, supervising all guest service operations to ensure guests receive a warm welcome, swift check-ins, and assistance throughout their stay. Additionally, he will establish protocols for emergencies, monitor security measures, and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations. Collaborating with departments such as housekeeping, maintenance, and food and beverage, Amit will enhance guest experiences and address any concerns promptly.

Recognized for his skills in guest relations, problem-solving, and leadership, Amit is poised to elevate the front office operations to new heights of excellence.

Amit's illustrious career includes stints at renowned hospitality brands like The Oberoi Hotel, Trident Hotel, The Leela Palace, and The Lodhi Hotel, New Delhi. His diverse background and extensive industry knowledge will undoubtedly contribute to his success at Eros Hotel.

Expressing his excitement for the new role, Amit Anand said, "I am thrilled to embark on this new journey at Eros Hotel New Delhi, synonymous with luxurious hospitality in the heart of the capital. I look forward to collaborating with the talented team and contributing to the hotel's growth, offering unforgettable experiences to both business and leisure travelers."

Beyond work, Amit is an avid traveler, reflecting his curiosity, openness to new experiences, and appreciation for diverse cultures.

About Eros Hotel New Delhi:

Situated in the heart of the city, Eros Hotel New Delhi is an iconic luxury hotel renowned for its exceptional service, state-of-the-art facilities, and exquisite culinary offerings. Whether for leisure or business, the hotel provides an unparalleled experience for guests.

Neha Sahaya and The Pantry Introduce a Wholesome Menu for Health-Conscious Foodies

Neha Sahaya and The Pantry Introduce a Wholesome Menu for Health-Conscious Foodies

By Nithyakala Neelakandan

Published on March 22, 2024

As the summer heat approaches, so do those cravings for delicious yet guilt-free meals. The Pantry, a leading player in the healthy online food delivery market, has partnered with celebrity nutritionist and wellness consultant Neha Sahaya to unveil an exciting new menu.

Known for its diverse range of nutritious offerings, The Pantry has collaborated with Neha Sahaya to create a menu that caters to health-conscious individuals looking to indulge without compromising on their wellness goals. Drawing on her extensive experience working with celebrities and her expertise in treating various health conditions, Neha has crafted dishes that prioritize nutritional value without sacrificing taste.

The menu features a variety of flavorful options, from vibrant salads to hearty bowls and protein-rich shakes. Highlights include the Fresh Vietnamese Summer Rolls, Beirut Bowl, Zucchini Zoodles with Grilled Pesto Chicken, and Ragi Millet Ladoos. Each dish is carefully curated to offer a perfect balance of flavor and nutrition, making it easy for patrons to enjoy a satisfying meal without any guilt.


“We are thrilled to introduce this new wellness menu to our loyal patrons,” says Pankil Shah, co-founder of The Pantry Guilt-free Goodness. “Our collaboration with Neha Sahaya reflects our commitment to providing customers with delicious and healthy food options that nourish both the body and the soul.”

Neha Sahaya shares her enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “It has been a pleasure working with The Pantry to create this menu. By combining culinary creativity with evidence-based nutrition, we have crafted dishes that offer a perfect marriage of taste and health. I am confident that these offerings will support individuals in their journey towards optimal health.”


With the menu available on popular food delivery platforms like Swiggy and Zomato, patrons can easily order in or enjoy their meals on the go. Whether you’re craving a refreshing salad, a hearty bowl, or a sweet treat, The Pantry’s new menu promises to delight your taste buds while nourishing your body.

So why wait? Treat yourself to a culinary experience that combines flavor and wellness in every bite. Order from The Pantry’s new menu today and embark on a journey of wholesome indulgence.


About The Pantry - Guiltfree Goodness:

The Pantry - Guilt-free Goodness is committed to redefining clean eating with its diverse menu of nutritious dishes. Founded by Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir, The Pantry offers a culinary haven for health-conscious individuals seeking goodness delivered with a smile.

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