Arun Mathur is the Executive Chef of Trident, Gurgaon, and runs the award-winning all-day dining restaurant Cilantro, the North Indian restaurant Saffron and the Pan Asian specialty restaurant Konomi.
Arun started his career with The Park Hotel in New Delhi in 1997 as the Management Trainee. Then he moved to Intercontinental Park Royal, New Delhi. On his return to The Oberoi New Delhi ,he was the Sous Chef and In-charge-Kandahar Indian speciality restaurant. Headed every food outlet of The Oberoi New Delhi, in his tenure of fourteen years.
Arun’s culinary quest has taken him to London. He trained in “Trinity Clapham” Michelin Starred restaurant by Chef Adam Byatt from May-08-2017 to June-03-2017 in United Kingdom.
He has worked with Chef John William for three days in Ritz London”. He was one of the chef in charge of Ms. Isha Ambani's wedding in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Has worked with several Michelin starred Chef who came to conduct promotions in The Oberoi New Delhi.
Worked for “ZEE TV FOOD SHOW” for their Millennium episodes
Cooked food to- Mr. Warren Buffett, Lakshmi Mittal, Mr. Bill gates and Melinda gates.
Chef in charge for Audi Bayern Munich team. F-1 team for Maclaren team
Complete handling of wedding function of Mr. Sunil bharti mittal’s daughter Esha Mittal, Son’s wedding of Mr. Nidhipati Singhania, Son’s and daughter’s wedding of Mr.Dhoot of Videocon and Mr.Singhal of Bhusan steel. Son’s wedding function of HCL owner Mr.Chaudhry
Chef Mathur was nominated for the CEO award in 2016 for the Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. He has served President of India Shri Pranav Mukherjee and was a part of his delegation in his visit to Mauritius from 11th -14th of March 2013. He has done the successful shutting down and re-opening of Iconic- The Oberoi New Delhi.
Conducted food promotion in Crotia in Sheraton Zagreb and The Park Split.Representing India under MEA in Feb 2020.
Recently conducted Indian Food promotion in Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Singapore from 17th -23rd August 2022.
Arun’s wish would like to double the percentage of lady chefs in the kitchen to impact the industry. And, Introduction of the differently abled workforce in the kitchen stewarding department.
Under his culinary leadership, the all-day dining restaurant, Cilantro, has become one of the most popular dining destinations for the city’s elite.