NewsJuly 16, 2019

Hard Rock International appoints new Executive Chef, Ankur Kumar

Ankur Kumar has been appointed as the new Executive Chef at Hard Rock International.

Most recently, Ankur served as the Executive Sous Chef at Hotel Yak and Yeti in Nepal.


With a Dual M.B.A in Hospitality Management & Tourism and Hospitality Administration & Tourism Management in the Indian Institute of Commerce and Trade, Ankur has an extensive background and is a culinary professional who has worked with major luxury brands worldwide.

Centara Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Worldwide, The Residence Maldives, Leonia Holistic Destination and Reethi Beach Resort are some of the luxury properties where he has shown his innovative culinary ideas and skills.

Ankur is also a Bachelor of Science degree holder in Hotel Management and Applied Nutrition at I.H.M Hyderabad.

Appointed as the Executive Chef—Kitchen Manager, Ankur’s tenure with Hard Rock International began on July 2019.

With a massive global presence, Hard Rock International is one of the world’s most globally recognized brands. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, memorable dining experiences, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website.