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Restaurant Team

Deepak Anakathil, Colony Restaurant Manager

Deepak has had a dynamic 15-year career working in various international luxury restaurants in India, Maldives and Singapore. He is passionate for the ever-evolving culinary scene and thrives on the interactions he gets to have with his team and guests. In his position as restaurant manager, Deepak will oversee the full scope of restaurant operations, and in leading the Colony team.

Deepak graduated from Queen Margaret University with a Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking up or his family. Deepak aspires to own a restaurant one day.

Kelly Tay, Chef de Cuisine

Kelly has over 15 years of hospitality experience under his repertoire and leads the Colony culinary team. He realised his passion for the culinary arts at the age of 16 after observing chefs while he was working at a hotel. Impressed by their skills, creativity and meticulous plating, Kelly decided to carve out his career as a chef and quickly enrolled into The Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (SHATEC) upon graduating secondary school.

Over the years, Kelly has worked for various specialty restaurants and hotels where he continuously hones his culinary skills and has become exceptionally well-versed in Modern European cuisine.

When he is not in the kitchen, Kelly enjoys jogging, swimming, fishing and the occasional Muay Thai session.

AWARDS

  • Wine & Dine Top Restaurants Guide 2017 - One Star Restaurant
  • Wine & Dine Top Restaurants Guide 2017 - Best Champagne Brunch Winner
  • Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2017 - Singapore’s Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants, 2nd place
  • AHEAD Asia 2017 - Best Restaurant Design
  • The Peak Selections Gourmet & Travel, G Restaurant Awards 2017 - Best Champagne Brunch & Awards of Excellence
  • Singapore Tatler Best Restaurant Award Finalist 2016/2017