Taj Dubai appoints new executive chef Vikas Milhoutra

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Bringing over 25 years’ experience to the role, Vikas Milhoutra has been appointed as the new executive chef of Taj Dubai.

Milhoutra will oversee all of the hotel’s food related operations including banqueting, in-room dining, Byzantium Lounge, Tesoro, Treehouse, Eloquent Elephant, and Bombay Brasserie.

Hailing from Mumbai, Milhoutra has been part of Taj Hotel’s team of chefs since 1990, beginning his career at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, rising to the position of sous chef at Golden Dragon restaurant. Since then Milhoutra has worked at Taj properties in Goa, Maldives, London, and most recently Taj Santa Cruz, Mumbai.

Speaking about his appointment, Milhoutra said: “Dubai has one of the most diverse food and beverage offerings and it is important to innovate yet be consistent in standards of service and the quality of the offering. I look forward to elevating the dining experience at Taj Dubai and to engaging with all our guests.”