Advisory Board Member Project
Passion is born when you catch glimpse of your true potential was, he ever prepared for a career in hotel industry, well Sumit Chichra does not think so. A big foodie, whenever eating out, he saw his keen eye for ancillary details chugging away to revamp the place and services in his mind hotel management and a certificate in sales & marketing gave him a structured knowledge of the industry and equipped him well to implement his ideas. And then he started on a big journey of experiential experience in the sales and operations in food and beverage departments of diverse renowned hotels. Taking the first steps in the hotel industry he realized his flair for strategic overview, planning and ability to think on his feet. Combining these with his friendly personality, he emerged as a versatile professional with excellent organizational skills who learnt from each and every position that he has held in his hotel career launches premium brands in fashion to handling efficaciously the outdoor caterings with corporate, Embassies and Prime Minister House. Sumit was lauded for contrastively leading his team to successfully organize events which could well be called neighbor’s envy, owner’s pride. State lunches hosted by the Prime Minister of India.
Two words describes his challenges and passion. It was a great matter of pride when his vision of ‘The Moving Kitchen’ fructified and became the signature of the Olive. But a person on the move towards newer challenges, in November 2014 he joined the Indian MNC Devyani International Limited as GM Operations and Business Development. Multitas King he is handling revenue management, P&L’s and forecasting knowledge and guidance. In these 20 years, Sumit has undeniably carved a niche in the industry as one of the best managers with a vision towards giving the best experience to the guests as well as his colleagues. So, with a successful management experience and proven track record in hotel industry, he would be a valuable addition to any company.