Alto-Shaam Expands Presence in India with New Chef

Alto-Shaam appoints Shailendra Kekade to be the first chef ambassador for the India market.

Alto-Shaam has added Shailendra Kekade to be a chef ambassador for the India market. As the first representative chef ambassador in the region, Shailendra will provide insight and support to customers while promoting and demonstrating the capabilities of Alto-Shaam’s complete range of kitchen equipment solutions

With more than 25 years of culinary experience in a variety of bakeries, cafes and restaurants across the US, Europe and India, Shailendra has built a reputation as an authority in the restaurant industry. Shailendra has also worked as a restaurateur, TV personality, concept visualizer and designer. 

Shailendra will report to Vijay Kisanrao Pawar, Alto-Shaam’s Regional Director of Sales and Culinary for India and Sri Lanka. Vijay says he is very excited to add Shailendra to the team: “His many years of experience working as a chef across different continents and multiple cuisines, as well as his proven culinary skills and intricate knowledge of ingredients, will make him a pivotal addition for Alto-Shaam. I look forward to working closely with him.”

Speaking about his new role, Shailendra says he is pleased to be promoting Alto-Shaam: “I cannot wait to showcase all that can be achieved with Alto-Shaam’s world-class kitchen equipment solutions to potential customers and growing the Alto-Shaam brand in India.” 

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