Dr.Chef P Soundarajan, the General Secretary of the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations, and the former Corporate Executive Chef at Mahindra Holidays & Resorts passed away on July 23, 2021 due to a heart attack.  A veteran in the industry, Dr. Chef P Soundarajan, had been instrumental in mentoring many young talents who are now leading the way in the culinary world. Club Mahindra remembers him as an important pillar on which the company is built

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts Chairman, Mr. Arun Nanda, expressed his profound grief on the demise of Dr. Chef P Soundarajan through a heartfelt letter.


Dear Members,

With a very heavy heart, I want to share a sad news. Our very dear Chef Soundarajan passed away last evening while addressing a webinar in his favourite chef’s uniform. Chef, as I affectionately called him, was a dear friend and one of the first employees of the company. I cannot even imagine, how to measure his contributions to our company.  All I can say is he was one of the most important pillars on which our company was built. He laid such a strong foundation for our Food & Beverage division, that even today our 250000+ member families continue to enjoy and compliment us for the excellent food we serve in our resorts. It is really sad that he left us at the young age of 64. Probably God wanted a good man in heaven.

Please join me as we pray for his peace in his new abode.

RIP Chef Soundarajan, we will miss you.

Yours in grief,

Arun Nanda

Chairman, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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