Wilbur Taurohas been appointed as theDirector of Food and Beverage at JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa. Bringing with him over a decade of experience, hewill spearhead the culinary& beverage department and take on this leadership position with an aim to upholdthe standard of F&B excellence that the hotel is known for.
Wilbur will lead the culinary team’s overall operations, increase profitability in all outlets, systematically review and introduce new menu options. The already popular Unique dining experiences in the resort will be elevated. His journey includes a spectrum of business, luxury and resort portfolios. He has demonstrated several skills including the creation & execution of F&Bstrategies, deployment of profitable business and troubleshooting operations with the belief Less is more.
On the new appointment, Sachin Mylavarapu, General Manager, said, “We are very glad to have such an experienced associate taking on the reigns of all our restaurants and bars at JW Marriott Mussoorie. With his immense knowledge in this industry he can significantly contribute towardsoperational excellence, product enhancement and through his innovation build promotional activities in the Food & Beverage department. We extend him our full support and under his expert guidance we are sure to excel.On behalf of the entire team we wish him all the very best.”
Wilbur holds a Master’s degree in Marketing Communications fromN.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management Catering Technology & Tourism Management.Wilbur’s career has seen him swiftly climb the ladder through diligence and attention to detail. He startedhis career as an F&B attendant at Sahara Star Mumbaiand then onto The Westin Garden City Mumbai, where he worked his way up to Assistant Restaurant Manager. A career defining move to Grand Hyatt, Mumbai with hands on experience in handling Specialty Italian & Chinese restaurant, nightclub and banquets opened multiple avenues. While working as Assistant Director of Food and Beverage at Grand Hyatt, Goa he served as a Task force specialist in Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty(pre-opening).Prior to his appointment at JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, he served as Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at the Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, Bengaluru opening the finest luxury hotel in India. Spending time with family, working out, cycling and whipping up dishes in the kitchen are some of Wilbur’s favorite things to do, when he’s not suited up at work.