New York's Pierre Hotel Gets New Executive Chef

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Good news for New York's foodie scene: Ashfer Biju has been named executive chef at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel on New York’s Central Park. In his new role, he directs a culinary team of 50 cooks and seven sous chefs, and tests (and tastes!) new concepts during daily afternoon creative sessions.

In his new role, he is adding selections from Europe, India, Latin America and the Middle East. He is also introducing a new in-room wellness menu with low-calorie meals.

In 2009, Chef Biju spent eight months as executive sous chef at The Pierre, helping to re-open the property after its $100 million renovation. He left in late 2009 to become Executive Chef at Taj Falakanuma Palace in Hyderabad, India. He left Hyderabad to return to The Pierre in early 2012.

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Previously in his Taj career, he was executive chef at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa in Mauritius (now an independent resort). In 2002 in his first role with Taj Hotels, he rose from Sous Chef to Executive Chef at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa in the Maldives.

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