Rosewood Baha Mar Appoints Siddhartha Krishna as Executive Chef

May 21, 2018

Siddharth Krishna has been appointed executive chef of Rosewood Baha Mar, Nassau’s newest luxury destination. In this role, Chef Krishna will lead culinary efforts at the hotel’s four distinctive dining venues: Commonwealth, Costa, Manor Bar and The Library. He will also be charged with creating new dining concepts and menus for the restaurants, building relationships with local food purveyors and developing cocktail and beverage programs. Drawing from the Bahamian culture, Chef Krishna will create culinary programming for guests that promotes fellowship and celebrates the island’s offerings. 

“With an impressive culinary background and history with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Chef Siddharth Krishna is the perfect individual to lead Rosewood Baha Mar’s culinary team,” said Luigi Romaniello, managing director of Rosewood Baha Mar. “Ahead of our spring opening, we are confident in his ability to create a unique Rosewood dining experience and look forward to his efforts to put Rosewood Baha Mar on the map as a top culinary destination.”

Chef Krishna joins Rosewood Baha Mar with almost 20 years of experience leading kitchens at luxury hotels, resorts and restaurants throughout Europe, India and the Middle East. He most recently served as both the chef de cuisine and executive sous chef at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, where he oversaw award-winning food and beverage outlets and established them as some of the top restaurants in the region. Before joining Rosewood, Chef Krishna was head chef at Chutney Mary, an iconic Indian restaurant in London. He began his career with ITC hotels, India, where he worked at Bukhara, the first Indian restaurant to be recognized as one of the “World’s Top 50 Restaurants” and remained with the group for five years. Working closely with Michelin rated chefs throughout his career, Chef Krishna’s expertise include pre-openings, boutique hotels, restaurants and leisure operations.

About Rosewood Baha Mar

Set on the white sands of Nassau’s Cable Beach in The Bahamas, Rosewood Baha Mar is the effortless escape offering endless possibilities and unique experiences within the new multi-property resort enclave of Baha Mar. The resort’s 237 guestrooms, suites and beachfront villas epitomize Bahamian luxury, featuring architecture and interior styling reminiscent of a relaxed island estate. Rosewood Baha Mar offers four signature dining venues; private pools; and Sense, A Rosewood Spa®. Rosewood Baha Mar is operated and managed by Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, the leading hospitality group with a storied history of managing elite one-of-a-kind properties and will offer Rosewood’s signature personalized service and unswerving attention to detail.

About Baha Mar 
Baha Mar is a master planned $4.2 billion integrated resort development operated by Hong Kong-based conglomerate Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (CTFE). The white sand beach destination includes three global brand operators – Grand Hyatt, SLS, and Rosewood – with over 2,300 rooms and features 20 restaurants and lounges, the largest casino in the Caribbean, a state-of-the-art convention center, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Royal Blue Golf Course, the Caribbean’s first and only flagship ESPA spa, and over 30 luxury retail outlets. Baha Mar is a breathtaking location with dynamic programming, activities and guest offerings in one of the most beautiful places in the world – The Bahamas. For more information and reservations, visit

About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Rosewood® Hotels & Resorts manages 23 one-of-a-kind luxury properties in 14 countries, with 16 new hotels under development.  Each Rosewood hotel embraces the brand’s A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location’s history, culture and sensibilities.  The Rosewood collection includes some of the world’s most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Beijing. 

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