Chef Surjan Singh Jolly is a proud recipient of the prestigious Global Marriott Hotels & Resorts ‘Chef of the Year Award for Culinary Excellence’.
Surjan Singh Jolly is the Director of Food & Beverage at the JW Marriott, Bengaluru. His love and passion for food has inspired him to travel on endless expeditions to explore the nuances of authentic and traditional cuisine. Chef Jolly’s longstanding career started at The Taj Palace, New Delhi, and he has ever since travelled and worked at some of the finest properties in the world and has organized several high profile dinners for personalities and at events.
He is a proud recipient of the prestigious Global Marriott Hotels & Resorts ‘Chef of the Year Award for Culinary Excellence’. He has been a member of several renowned programs such as Regional Culinary Board for Marriott Asia Pacific, Culinary Board Worldwide Marriott, International Culinary Guild of Chefs UK, and Executive Committee member for Western Indian Culinary Association.
He is a four-time James Beard Award nominee and regularly works with Share our Strength, City Harvest, C-CAP: Careers through Culinary Arts Program, and Madison Square Park Conservancy, among others. In 2012, Floyd won Season 3 of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters.
From ‘chef of genius’ to ‘creator of the classiest curries in the City’ and in 2014 ‘BBC Food Personality of the Year’ this Mumbai-born Parsee chef has been called all manner of good things, but the Chef Patron of Cafe Spice Namaste, Mr Todiwalaʹs Kitchen, Assado, and The Park Café in Victoria Park East still has his feet very much on the ground...running.