RAM JALASUTRAM APPOINTED RESORT HEAD CHEF AT THE GLENEAGLES HOTEL
PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, July 23, 2015 – Ram Jalasutram has been appointed Resort Head Chef at The Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland. In this position, he will oversee the day-to-day operations of the resort’s 70-strong kitchen brigade, including The Strathearn restaurant, Deseo and The Dormy Clubhouse, as well as Gleneagles’ private dining operation.
With a family background in hospitality, Chef Jalasutram studied hotel management in Mumbai and was named Young Chef of the Year in 2002. He then moved to London to work at UK’s most prestigious culinary establishments. Previous roles include Sous Chef at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester; Senior Sous Chef at The Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge; Senior Sous Chef at Gordon Ramsey’s Pétrus and Head Chef at Pennyhill Park in Surrey.
“I am thrilled to be joining Gleneagles and look forward to learning as much as possible from the team here,” said Chef Jalasutram. “It’s an energetic young brigade full of characters, and I’m already impressed by their passion and hard work. I’m excited about working with the top quality produce that’s available in Perthshire to create some fantastic dishes.”
“I would also like to take my experience of running culinary masterclasses in London and create some more opportunities for Gleneagles’ guests to interact with, and learn from, our chefs,” said Chef Jalasutram.
Executive Chef Alan Gibb will remain at the hotel, focusing on the strategic direction for the food and beverage operation, reporting to Director of Food & Beverage Alan Hill.
About The Gleneagles Hotel
The Gleneagles Hotel was built in 1924 and is situated in 850 acres of beautiful Perthshire countryside, just one hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Gleneagles is home to three championship golf courses, including The PGA Centenary Course, Host Venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup. With 232 luxury bedrooms and suites; a choice of over 20 outdoor activities; an award-winning Spa by ESPA; and four restaurants, the resort is the perfect destination for family travel, and is also where you’ll find Scotland’s only two Michelin-starred restaurant, Andrew Fairlie. Summer rates start from £355 B&B per room per night. For further information about the Gleneagles Hotel, or to book a reservation, please visit www.gleneagles.com or call 1-866-881-9525. Follow Gleneagles on Twitter @Gleneagleshotel and Facebook.