Hyatt Regency Chennai hosts the Grand Finale of the fourth edition of Hyatt Culinary Challenge

To emphasize Hyatt’s focus on its rich culinary heritage, Hyatt Hotels in India hosted the fourth season of the ‘Hyatt Culinary Challenge-people cooking for people’ last month across select locations in India where Hyatt hotels are present.

The preliminary rounds of the season 2017 season were started off across Hyatt Hotels in Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune and Raipur. The preliminary rounds were a runaway success with senior representatives from the corporate world who come together with enthusiastic young partners from the Rotary Nagar Community center, SMILE Foundation, and Prayag NGO to create culinary masterpieces.

Speaking on the occasion, Harleen Mehta, VP, Sales Operations, Hyatt South Asia said, “The Hyatt Culinary Challenge was conceptualized three years ago to encourage corporates to explore their passion outside the boardroom and make a difference to the community while doing so. We are delighted with the overwhelming response over the years – this also reinstates our purpose of caring for people so that they can be their best in everything they do. Our winner in 2016 will win an all-expense paid holiday to Andaz Tokyo and the runner-up will win a stay at the soon to open Andaz Delhi” 

Mr. Madhav Sehgal – General Manager at Hyatt Regency Chennai said – “We are delighted to host the Grand Finale of the fourth season of Culinary Challenge and look forward to an incredible event that further reinstates Hyatt Regency’s rich history of bringing people together”.

The judges’ panel at the Grand Finale at Hyatt Regency Chennai had 

Ms. Ameeta Agnihotri- Editor-Times City, food critic, Experienced writer and


Dr. Wasim Mohideen- Director- Preventive Wellness Medicine, Finance, Strategy

and Marketing. Founder and Principal Blogger- Chennai Foody

Mr. Kurt Straub- VP Operations, Hyatt India.