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Meet The Chef
Indrajit Suryawanshi

Indrajit Suryawanshi: The man behind our culinary creations at our Clearwater Beach seafood restaurant

Indrajit Suryawanshi has 17 years of experience in the hotel industry with international gastronomy and hotel management expertise. Inder began his career as the chef de partie at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, he developed and refined his culinary skills and was awarded first place at the National Association of Catering Executives Awards. After spending 5 years at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Chef Suryawanshi transferred to the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai as the Chef de Cuisine. In 2013, he departed from the hotel to compete in the Burjuman Young Chef competition's live cooking category, receiving a bronze medal. Since then, Chef Suryawanshi has worked across world-class hotels, including the JW Marriott in Marco Island, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Fort Washington, Maryland, the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., and the MGM National Harbour: Hotel & Casino in Ox Hill, Maryland. As he joins JW Marriott Clearwater Resort & Spa and the team at our Mediterranean restaurant on Clearwater Beach, he will continue to innovate and elevate his culinary and leadership techniques to grow his team while creating exceptional-quality dishes that elevate the guest experience.

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