Love, Pray, Cook – The 3 Magical Words That Chef Ajay Chopra Preaches

The food industry describes him as a seasoned chef and a connoisseur of good food and the television audience knows him as a passionate chef who loves to weave culinary magic through his popular dishes on shows like Veggistan, Northern Flavours and Hi Tea.  But Chef Ajay Chopra has more than this – he has […]

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Marry Novelty and Comfort To Create Food Memories – Chef Uddipan

Were you ever mesmerized by the food art that restaurants create for that eye pleasing gastronomy delight? Well, that’s exactly what fascinated Uddipan Chakravarthy, a Kolkata-born lad, to pursue this line of culinary allure, unaware of the hurdles that lay behind the scene.Twenty three years down the line, Chef Uddipan understands the unending learning curve […]

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A Culinary Journey For Chef Sunny That Started Straight From His Mother’s Kitchen

Make a wrong career decision and you land into a dilemma for the rest of your life. But for Chef Satya Narayan Kedarnath, Executive Chef-Vivanta by Taj, Whitefield (better known as Chef Sunny), he knew what he wanted in life. His mother being his inspiration in joining this profession, he even took his first preliminary […]

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Fresh Aromas Unfolds Best in Slow Motion – Chef Thimmaiah

Amidst a modern cooking frenzy, this Chef did not leave his roots. Executive Chef, Naren Thimmaiah of The Gateway Hotel at Residency Road in Bangalore, has successfully augmented the aromas and succulent masalas of Indian cooking. In a period of 25 years in the industry, he was able to absorb the changes and create long […]

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The Rasoi King’s Royal Food Journey From A Teenaged Caterer To Padma Shri

Grand Master Chef Imtiaz Qureshi is a risk taker and a trailblazer, who loves etching new lines for others to follow. At the age of 17, he took the risk of barbeque, without prior experience, and created his most illustrious dish, kakori kebab, winning the faith of General Cariappa, the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian […]

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Chef Selvaraju’s Dishes Bring In Grandma’s stone Grinding Authenticity

In between the ravaging tsunami in Sri Lanka, where everyone took shelter to look upon their own wellbeing, Executive Chef Ramasamy Selvaraju of Vivanta by Taj, and his team, took to journeys of as long as 150 kms to get pure water to cook food for their customers. It was a feat that showed the […]

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Chef Naresh Kharbanda – Rekindling his Passion to be a Chef and Reach the Top

There is something inspirational when you listen to how Chef Naresh Kharbanda, Director of Food and Beverage at The Umrao started off his career as a Chef. Becoming a Chef seemed just a choice for him at first but by the time he realized, it had already become his passion. And today he lives with […]

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Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi – The Person Who Understands Food to The Core

We all know of the celebrated Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi of the ‘Turban Tadka’ fame who has become a household name among Indian food lovers today. But little did we know of this simplistic, jovial, down-to-earth person that he once harboured the dream of becoming a fighter pilot. However as luck would have it, he ended […]

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Chef Navin Singh Is Busy Wielding His Kitchen Knives The Five-Star Way

A man who never ventured into his kitchen at home in his earlier days, is the same one who’s taken kitchen affairs to a whole new level in North East India. The man behind the scene, Executive Chef Navin Singh, took it upon himself to ensure the food and the ambience create a sensory delight […]

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Saransh Goila – Donning The Garb Of A Chef At A Very Young Age

Imagine a 12 year old preparing 30-odd ‘Aloo ke Paranthe’ and serving them to his family. Many would have found it hard to believe but those who have seen it themselves can actually discern from that child’s abilities of what a great chef he would be one day. And that is a real life experience […]

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