The Resort, Madh-Marve Appoints Executive Chef – Mr. Sheriyar Dotivala


Sheriyar Dotivala appointed Executive Chef at The Resort, Madh-Marve

Related imageJuly 2018: Chef Sheriyar Dotivala recently took the helm as the Executive Chef at The Resort, Madh-Marve.

With over 16 years of culinary experience, Chef Dotivala brings a dynamic and innovative energy to The Resort’s varied culinary scene. His passion to continuously learn and explore his craft has resulted in an impressive career spanning various stints that include working for sterling hotels such as the ibis Navi Mumbai, Ibis Mumbai Airport, Holiday Inn, Mumbai and The Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai.

Chef Dotivala began his culinary journey with Shamiana — the all-day dining coffee shop at Mumbai’s iconic The Taj Mahal Hotel. Among the many assignments, he handled there was planning a continental five-course spread and special plated dishes for a sit-down dinner for up to 500-600 covers including one for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra for the Mehli Mehta Foundation and Rolex Watches.

From the Taj Mahal Hotel, Chef Dotivala moved to Holiday Inn Mumbai as Sous Chef where he was overall in charge of the main kitchen and was responsible for inventory and food cost, launching new menus, conducting regular demonstration classes for staff and creating an innovative menu for special occasions among other things. During this time, he also successfully completed the ISO22000 Certification and Craft Training Certificate (CTC). His next assignment was at ibis Mumbai Airport as Executive Sous Chef where he handled Client Servicing, Quality Assurance/ Compliance, and Man Management. He then moved to ibis Navi Mumbai taking over as Executive Chef. At this property, Chef Dotivala was in charge of diverse responsibilities including managing the overall profitability of operations with strategic utilization and deployment of available resources.

Known for his astute knowledge of the food industry, Chef Dotivala holds an excellent track record of managing budgets and resources to facilitate streamlined operations. He boasts of a vast experience in developing and following excellent service standards and operational policies while planning business strategies.

Chef Dotivala has completed a Diploma in Hospitality Management and Catering Operations from Rizvi College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Mumbai. He also holds a Diploma from the American Hotel and Motel Association.

At The Resort, Chef Dotivala plans to introduce a range of new fares with local flavors and fresh ingredients to create the ultimate dining experience.

Talking about the new appointment, Satyajit Kotwal, General Manager, The Resort, said, “Chef Dotivala is an extremely passionate and creative chef and we are delighted to welcome him to the team. His undoubted experience will be a great asset to food and beverage within the hotel. Known for his innovative ideas and focus on fresh and healthy cuisines, an Executive

Chef of Chef Dotivala’s caliber will give a fresh new perspective to what we offer and provide a solid foundation for what is to come.”

With its unrivaled setting and relaxed ambiance, The Resort has become one of Mumbai’s most desirable destination restaurants and weekend getaways.

About The Resort

The Resort, Madh-Marve, Mumbai is a luxury beach resort, a getaway located on Aksa beach facing the Arabian Sea. Known for its excellent services, regal ambiance, and courteous staff, The Resort was founded in the year 1986 and is an undertaking on the prestigious K. Raheja Corp. The property sprawls in 5 acres and flaunts two well-designed villas and two suites, to sum up 94 rooms sheer luxury. Situated 25 km from the airport and 10 km from Malad station, The Resort has been a favourite among guests for its impeccable amenities including as many as eight conference halls with a total of 250+ seating capacity plus two boardrooms Creek and Lagoon, three sprawling lawns, sports arena as basketball, volleyball, badminton and tennis court, Goofy Park–the children’s play area and a gift shop. The Resort also has received the coveted Excellence Award from Trip Advisor and Make My Trip for its services.