The Merchant House Appoints New F&B Director

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 12 January 2022
The Merchant House Appoints New F&B Director

The Merchant House, the new boutique hotel located in Al Manama, appoints New F&B Director, find more about it in the following article.  

New F&B Director for The Merchant House 

The Merchant House has appointed Ganesh Chalangodan as its F&B director. Chalangodan will lead the hotel's food and beverage division with new ideas and inspiration, with plans to offer exciting dining concepts while ensuring that guests continue to receive the best food and beverage experience when dining at the hotel. 

Justin Kim, General Manager of The Merchant House welcomed the new Food & Beverage director and said, "We’re delighted to have Ganesh Chalangodan as a part of the team, where he will lead and mentor a vibrant team to enhance the property's food and beverage offerings. We look forward to working together to implement new and exciting ideas and to creating exceptional culinary experiences and signature gourmet memories for our guests”. 

On the other hand, Ganesh Chalangodan said "I am hugely excited about my new role as director of food and beverage for The Merchant House Hotel and having the opportunity to work in Bahrain's first 5-star boutique hotel. It is an honor for me to continue to elevate The Merchant House's gastronomic experience. Hands-on leadership, as well as building relationships with our members and guests, are important to me. I am very passionate about what we do and will work hard to keep The Merchant House as one of the Kingdom's premier fine dining destinations." 

 About Ganesh Chalangodan 

Ganesh Chalangodan 

With more than 20 years of experience in hospitality, Chalangodan has held key management positions with some of the finest hotels in India and Maldives before joining The Merchant House family. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality from Brussels University and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Science and Catering Management from Bharathiar University in Coimbatore, India. Also, He has a long list of accomplishments to his name, including Best Food & Beverage Manager of the Year and Leader of the Year 2019. 

So, with his experience and versatility in managing high-profile hotels, Ganesh Chalangodan's appointment will ensure that guests continue to have the best culinary experiences and service possible, as well as drive F&B innovation and creativity.  

About The Merchant House  

Located next to the iconic Bab Al Bahrain, the getaway to Manama Souq. This new boutique hotel comes at an exciting time as the area is currently being regenerated to re-establish the prominence of downtown Manama. With only 46 beautifully appointed suites, The Merchant House features a unique collection of contemporary art and bursts with exciting work by well-established Bahraini and international artists alongside talent from around the gulf.   

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