13 Jul 2017 - 1:53
Four Seasons appoints new GM for Nobu
Four Seasons Hotel Doha has appointed Gaurav Khanna (pictured) as General Manager at Nobu Doha. In his new role, Khanna will be responsible for overseeing all restaurant operations of the world’s largest Nobu, which includes a 192-seat interior dining area, two private dining rooms, multiple lounges, and catering operations. Additionally, he is at the helm of recruitment, training and development to continue Nobu and Four Seasons’ leading service cultures.
“Working at Nobu Restaurants, let alone being at the helm of Nobu Doha as the General Manager, is any food and beverage aspirant’s dream,” noted Gaurav Khanna. “The philosophy of the brand, the strong bond amongst the international Nobu family, and our team’s passion towards what we do – combined with the equally aligned culture of Four Seasons, makes working here an ever learning experience.”
Khanna brings over 10 years of international five-star hotel operations and restaurant experience to Nobu Doha and Four Seasons Hotel Doha. Prior to being appointed General Manager of Nobu Doha, he most recently served as Assistant General Manager of the award-winning restaurant and was part of the pre-opening team, which garnered worldwide attention for all elements of the dining experience, from the innovative cuisine to the famed design and architecture. Under his leadership, Nobu Doha was recognised as Restaurant of the Year for Food and Travel Arabia, Best Japanese Restaurant for Time Out Doha, and Best Japanese Restaurant for Fact Magazine.
Before making the move to Doha, Gaurav held the position of Assistant General Manager at Nobu Dubai, Khanna began is career at The Taj Mahal Palace and Towers in Mumbai, India as a Hotel Operations Management Trainee.