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  • Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel appoints Sagar Kulkarni as the new F&B Director

    Published on April 11, 2024

     Pune  : Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Sagar Kulkarni as the new Director of Food & Beverage, adding a seasoned professional to their dynamic team. Sagar’s extensive career has seen him thrive in various prestigious establishments, showcasing a commitment to excellence and innovative leadership.

    In his previous role at Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Sagar demonstrated exceptional proficiency in overseeing Food & Beverage operations, excelling in forecasting, budgeting, ownership handling, and successful relaunches of key outlets. However, it was during his tenure at Sofitel Luxury Hotels Mumbai BKC where Sagar truly made his mark, spending nearly 7 years honing his skills and achieving remarkable milestones. Sagar’s leadership was instrumental in earning prestigious awards and accolades, solidifying Sofitel Mumbai’s reputation as a leading luxury destination. Sagar led numerous initiatives that significantly enhanced guest satisfaction and revenue generation for Sofitel Mumbai.

    Sagar’s extensive experience extends beyond Sofitel Mumbai to include notable contributions to Hotel Royal Orchid Bangalore, The Park Mumbai, Juhu, Novotel Hotels & Resorts Pune, Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport, The Westin Mumbai Garden City, and Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Centre, where he began his remarkable hospitality journey in 2008.

    Sagar’s expertise lies in maintaining high product and service quality while maximizing profitability. He excels in hiring, training, and ensuring the proficiency of employees in F&B service divisions. Sagar has initiated successful guest recognition programs, introduced incentives, and optimized maximum guest recognition across all outlets. His collaboration with finance departments to control profit and loss outcomes showcases his financial acumen. Directly responsible for F&B marketing, Sagar seamlessly collaborates with marketing teams to execute effective promotional campaigns, earning numerous prestigious awards for the properties under his guidance.

    Supreet Roy, the General Manager, expressed confidence in Sagar’s abilities, stating, “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Sagar Kulkarni to the Sheraton Grand Pune family. His exceptional track record and unwavering dedication to excellence are not just assets to our team but a testament to the caliber of talent we attract. Sagar’s appointment marks a moment of excitement and anticipation as we look forward to his transformative contributions that will undoubtedly elevate our culinary offerings and enhance the overall guest experience.”

    Beyond his professional pursuits, Sagar embraces a well-rounded lifestyle, engaging in activities like swimming, cricket, table tennis, and dance, adding a subtle touch of versatility to his character.

    Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel warmly welcomes Sagar and anticipates his invaluable contributions to drive the hotel’s success in the competitive hospitality market.


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