NEW DELHI – 6th January, 2015 – The capital’s most celebrated fine dining restaurant, Le Cirque at The Leela Palace New Delhi has appointed Diego Martinelli as the new Chef de Cuisine. A quintessential culinary personality, Diego brings with him over 16 years of strong culinary expertise working with world-renowned luxury brands. An alumnus from I.A.L. Institute of Culinary Arts in Modena, Italy, he has made notable achievements through his career.
An expert in Italian cuisine, Diego has attained considerable experience across Europe, Middle East and Asia working with 5-star luxury hotels including Bulgari Hotels & Resorts and The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore to name a few. With each shore that he touched and a different culture he experienced, his journey has been filled with constant innovations.
His multiple language skills with proficiency in Italian, Japanese, Spanish and English make him highly popular with his guests and colleagues alike. Diego at Le Cirque plans to orchestrate a new era in the fine dining industry of India and continue the culinary legacy of The Leela Palace New Delhi with his penchant for creativity and experimentation.
About The Leela Palace New Delhi
The Leela Palace New Delhi is a 5 star hotel in New Delhi which perfectly exemplifies the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyens’ Delhi. Located at the heart of the prestigious Diplomatic Enclave area, the luxury hotel is in proximity to the Presidential Palace, the Prime Minister's office, a number of embassies, the central business district and a host of historical monuments. At the hotel, you can experience the luxury of 254 wide-spaced guestrooms and suites each spanning over 550 square feet and a Presidential Suite sprawling over 4,800 square feet. A royal Indian dining experience is offered at ‘Jamavar’, modern global dining at The Qube, an exclusive Japanese culinary experience at MEGU, a gastronomically entertaining evening at Le Cirque and a sophisticated retreat at The Library for wines and liqueurs. For pure, blissful indulgence an exclusive spa by ESPA is presented for the first time in the capital. The Leela Palace New Delhi combines state-of-the-art functionality with traditional warmth to ensure guests the highest levels of Indian hospitality at a global standard.
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