Noori India’s General Manager, Desh Deepak Pandey, is better known as D.D on Samui. He holds a master’s degree in History and completed his Hotel & Tourism management from Jodhpur University in India.
After following the management training at the Hotel Leela Kempinsiki, Bombay, he returned to his native state, Rajasthan, and worked in many of the state’s premier hotels. He was general manager for the Mandawa Royal Family hotel for a number of years and received various awards from the state goverment and the Tourism Authority of India for his excellent culinary skills and hospitality services.
After Mandawa, D.D then went to Ulan Bator in Mongolia, where he opened an Indian Restuarant. After two more years he returned to India, then his brother Amit Pandey asked him to come to Samui and help run a restaurant in Chaweng.
For the last four years, D.D has been refining and successfully running his brother’s business on Samui – Noori India. The restaurant is known as one of the finest Indian restaurants on the island and draws on the rich tapestry of Indian culture and tradition. D.D has extended the restaurant’s cope to specialize in group buffet lunches and dinners, outdoor catering in private villas and hotels, as well as Gala dinners for marriage parties. He also opened a Thai vegetarian restaurant called AAHAN CHE on Suriwong Road near Mahesuk juction, Bangkok for indian clients and groups.
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Chaweng Beach Road