Adnaan Shaikh has been appointed as the Pastry Chef at The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace. Bringing with him an experience of over 11 years of proficiency in the areas of bakery, pastry and confectionery, he possesses an array of skills, knowledge, and expertise par excellence. He performs with the vision to innovate and excel.
Using his progressive experience in the industry, Adnaan has enriched his career and honed his knack for curating quality and flavorful confections in creative and appealing presentations. He expertly manages a brigade of chefs and kitchen associates in a fast-paced and efficient environment; whilst keeping a check on inventory management, recipe development, and health and safety adherence. Adnaan has proven leadership skills with a track record of training, developing, and fostering strong teams focused on quality, presentation, cost containment, and safety.
Prior to his appointment as Pastry Chef at The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace, Adnaan worked with TGB Baker and Confectionery, Ahmedabad and with St. Regis Hotel, Mumbai as a Sous Chef in Bakery and Pastry. With a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Mumbai, Adnaan started out his career as a Commi and quickly moved up the ranks to Chef de Partie and a part of the prestigious pre-opening team at Park Hyatt, Jeddah.
Adapting outstanding culinary techniques Adnaan has proven expertise in granular areas of his work which prove his attention to every detail and he progressively evolves to command mastery over his domain.
Aside from curating scrumptious delicacies from the oven, Adnaan enjoys playing cricket in his free time and spending time with his family.