If working in great hotels and managing in the hospitality sector is your dream career, you can think of considering a course in hotel management. There are generally many inhibitions related to a career in hotel management that parents usually have. But things are changing, let them know! If you work with precision and pure hard work, you can surely be successful in this arena.
The following are some of the great personalities who have studied hotel management and have become quite famous.
1. Sanjeev Kapoor
Sanjeev Kapoor never wanted to join the hotel management career, but ended up joining it as no one from his family was a part of the hotel management industry. He completed his management in hotel management from IHM Pusa and he became famous with the TV show – Khana Khazana. He even has his own restaurant and cookery channel.
2. Kunal Kapoor
Kunal Kapoor is a well-known chef and restaurateur. He was one of the judges and host of MasterChef India and MasterChef Junior. He completed his hotel management from IHM Chandigarh. He is the Chief Consultant of The Leela Group and is involved in various other television shows.
3. Manjit Gill
Manjit Gill is currently the President of the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations. He served as one of the chefs of ITC Hotels. He has done his hotel management from IHM, Delhi.
4. Ranveer Brar
Ranveer Brar is a celebrity chef and food stylist who has done various television shows on food such as Food Tripping, The Great Indian Rasoi, etc. He completed his hotel management from IHM Lucknow, he began his career in Taj Mahal Hotel. His initial days were marked by him opening a seafood restaurant in Goa. He has various forms of restaurants such as a patisserie as well as fine dining restaurants.
5. Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi
Prithvi Raj Singh is the Executive Chairman of The Oberoi Group. He is a graduate in hotel management from Switzerland. He is regarded as one of the best hoteliers worldwide and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
6. Vikas Khanna
Vikas Khanna had an affinity towards food since his childhood days, inspired by his grandmother. He did his hotel management from the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration and went to the US for further education. He rose to fame with MasterChef India. He has even penned down books and was awarded a Michelin Star for his restaurant Junoon.
7. Vikas Singh
Vikas Singh is an Indian British celebrity chef serving as the CEO of four London based modern Indian restaurants. He did his hotel management from IHM Delhi.
8. Vicky Ratnani
Vicky Ratnani is quite famous for the show Vicky Goes Veg. He completed his hotel management from IHM Mumbai. He served as the personal chef of Nelson Mandela while he was on a journey from Durban to Cape Town for the promotion of his charitable venture. He has his own healthy food startup known as Hello Green. In 2015, he was voted as the Chef of the Year in India.
9. Gaggan Anand
Gaggan has his own restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand that is essentially an Indian restaurant. After completing hotel management from IHM Kovalam, he worked as a trainee with The Taj Group. His hotel in Bangkok has been placed as World’s 50 Best Restaurants list repeatedly.
Although most of these famous personalities are Chefs in good hotels, all of them own restaurants and are also involved in hosting various television shows and food shows. The whole point to focus on here is that with perseverance and hard work, you can have a stellar career!