Dear Guests, In light of the current situation, restaurants will operate in the hotel with limited capacity and may also be closed during certain times.
We request you to check with the hotel team for further details.


Chef Sumant Dadhwal

Taj Chandigarh

Executive Chef Sumant Dadhwal, with an international exposure of 24 years, cannot be classified into any one category of cooking expertise.

After completing his schooling from DPS Mathura Road Delhi, Chef Sumant went on to do his hotel management from IHM Ahmedabad. From then on it has been an exciting journey covering hotels like Delhi Hyatt Regency, Middle East hotels in Dubai (U.A.E) and Muscat (Sultanate of Oman), Le Meridian, Metropolitan hotel, Intercontinental hotels and many more such giants.

Right from French, Italian, Mediterranean, and Arabic to European, Chef Sumant has sharpened his culinary expertise in it all.

After joining IHCL, Chef Sumant worked in Ahmedabad, Jaipur and then finally came to Chandigarh to launch the kitchens of the newly inaugurated hotel.

His constant endeavor is to create a culinary experience for the guests that goes beyond the beaten path. This passion plays a pivotal role in his designing some of the best menus of the hotel. Be it the pre-partition menu of the Indian restaurant Dera or the highly versatile one of the 24-hour coffee shop, Café 17, Chef Sumant’s expertise shows clearly in it all.