NewsFebruary 13, 2024

Khemraj Bhatt Appointed as Executive Chef for Kuredu Island Resort and Spa

Kuredu Island Resort and Spa, a proud member of Crown and Champa Resorts announced the promotion of Khemraj Bhatt to the position of Executive Chef.

With over 19 years of culinary expertise and leadership experience, Khemraj’s journey in the hospitality industry began as a Trainee at the renowned Grand Hyatt, New Delhi, in 2004. He later participated in a transformative Hotel Operational Program at Oberoi Hotels, which shaped his mindset and deepened his understanding of the hospitality industry.


Throughout his career, Khemraj has held various key roles, including Commis 1 at Radisson and Chef De Partie at IHG – Intercontinental Hotel Group Eros, where his exceptional talent and dedication to culinary excellence were evident. He further honed his skills at Hilton Hotel, India, before assuming roles of increasing responsibility at Foodhall and Kenilworth Hotels & Resorts, where he was recognized as the Best Hospitality Personality among Kolkata hotels.

In 2019, Khemraj embarked on his Maldivian journey with Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, showcasing his culinary prowess as Executive Chef for pre-opening Oblu Experience Ailafushi and Oblu Select Lobigili. Since joining Kuredu Island Resort and Spa as Executive Sous Chef in February 27, 2023, Khemraj has demonstrated exemplary leadership and culinary creativity, enriching the dining experiences of our guests.

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“I am deeply honoured and thrilled to step into the role of Executive Chef at Kuredu Island Resort and Spa,” Chef Khemraj Bhatt expressed. “With a culinary operation spanning 8 dining outlets, I am dedicated to upholding the highest standards of culinary excellence and ensuring that every guest embarks on a memorable dining journey.”