Top Celebrity Chefs who have caught our Fancy
Food in India is as diverse as its culture, heritage and people. From far North to Eastern side, western coast to south Indian flavours: Indian food has a lot to offer to the world. It is time to honour our heroes of the food industry who have bridged the gap between east and west and brought our food to international platforms.
The internationally acclaimed Michelin star chef is based out of London and critically acclaimed for his food around the world. He runs many restaurants around the world and has a knack of bringing out the most complex flavours in the smoothest possible manner.
He is another shining star of the food business, whose humility and smile is inspiring. A humble boy from Amritsar, he started his food experiments out from his Grandma’s kitchen and went on becoming a Michelin star chef in New York. His dedication towards food is greater than stardom and accolades. His initiative Feed India or Barkat has served thirty million meals to the needy across 135 cities in India. Truly inspiring, isn’t it!
The starry-eyed boy from Lucknow who loved to serve in the community kitchen of the local Gurudwara, Brar is one of the most stylish chefs of India. His skill lies in doling out the simple traditional recipes and bringing it out to the world. Also, he makes an extra effort in educating people about the history of food, the original dishes and its impact on the culture of a particular civilization. He also has a great fan following on social media where he cooks and shares exciting anecdotes about food.
Who can forget the charm of a young Sanjeev Kapoor who presented the popular cooking show Khana Khazana in the nineties? As children, we would see our mothers diligently taking notes from the show and recreating his delicacies in their kitchens. Kapoor is one of the most recognizable faces of the food industry who has hosted and judged TV shows, written over a hundred cookbooks and brought fancy cooking to our homes.
Celebrity Chefs such as Tarla Dalal, Madhur Jaffery, Nita Mehta, Kunal Kapur, Ajay Chopra, Saraansh Goila, Harpal Singh Sokhi are a few others who have inspired us with their cooking and made us proud of their achievements. Let’s take a bow to these hardworking chefs who have risen purely with their merit.