Suncoast Towers Hotel appoints new head chef

Sandren Govender
Sandren Govender

Tsogo Sun’s Suncoast Towers hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandren Govender as head chef. In his new role he will be responsible for overseeing the hotel’s dining venue, room service, catering and culinary events, as well as further enhancing the hotel’s celebrated culinary offerings.

“I’m thrilled and privileged to lead such a talented team. The hotel has great ambitions for the restaurant and together I believe we are creating something really special. I firmly believe that if you love food it will love you back and I’ve built my career on loving what I do,” said Mr Govender.

Having served in various hospitality food and beverage positions from around the globe, Mr Govender is a seasoned culinary professional bringing more than 21 years of experience. Mr Govender, who specialised in Indian cuisine, has been a part of the Tsogo Sun group for more than four years and has been at the forefront of the launch of Jeera – an authentic Durban Indian restaurant.

“We are delighted to welcome Sandren and his wealth of culinary knowledge and zeal as head chef of the hotel,” said Adrian Penny, general manager, Suncoast Towers Hotel. “We are confident his expertise and impressive level of talent and enthusiasm will heighten the hotels diverse dining offering to a new level of excellence for our guests,” added Mr Penny.

“On behalf of Tsogo Sun, we are so proud to have a chef of this calibre on our team. He is perfect for the position and we wish him all the best,” said Mike Jackson, operations director, KZN hotels.