Ranveer Brar, India’s All-Time Favourite Chef

5 months ago / by Habibur Shohon
Ranveer Brar
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Ranveer Brar is a chef from Mumbai who has been cooking since he was a little boy. His love of cooking led him to create his own food show, Breakfast Express, which aired on TV for ten years. Brar’s new show on NDTV Good Times is called The Great Indian Rasoi where he cooks authentic regional Indian dishes.

Chef Ranveer Brar is one of India’s most recognisable faces in the food world. He has been in the cooking profession for over 20 years and has cemented his place as one of India’s best chefs.

At age 15, he cooked rajma the first time. His dad’s praises for his cooking sealed the deal. The first time he cooked rajma his father was the only other person in the house so he had no one to impress. Still, his father praised him for a job well done and that was all it took for him to take cooking seriously.

Ranveer Brar is a budding entrepreneur who first ventured into the food industry at the tender age of 17. After being inspired by his father, he joined kebab ustad Munir Ahmed to work for 6-7 months. He then decided to get some official help and completed his education in hospitality management at IHM Lucknow.

Chef Ranveer is a graduate of the prestigious Taj Management Training Programme and has quickly risen to the top. At only 25 years old, Chef Ranveer became the youngest executive chef in India. In his short career, he has already opened a total of seven restaurants for the Taj chain and has been awarded prestigious awards for his work.

Chef Ranveer Brar has always wanted to establish himself as an international chef and that’s exactly what he has done. With a stint at Taj, Radisson and Claridges in India, Chef Suri has now moved on to be the Executive Chef at BanQ, Boston.

He received many international acclaim for its food since it opened. It’s been won plenty of awards including the Best New Restaurant in the World by the magazine Wallpaper.

Receiving such international acclaim led to him being invited to cook at the James Beard House, NY of which he is currently an honorary member.

The James Beard House is a restaurant in New York City that is a mecca for foodies and chefs alike. Every year, the James Beard Foundation awards chefs who have made a significant impact on the world of cuisine.

Ranveer Brar stated, “I evolve every day and with it, my food evolves as well. My food is an expression of me. Adding to it, the cuisine that I serve is a sum total of what I feel, what I see, and what I learn which I try to put across in a very humble and subtle way,”

Ranveer Brar is a very successful entrepreneur and restaurateur in India. He has opened more than a dozen restaurants in the country, including some very famous ones such as The Flying Elephant, The Rummana Lounge, Jaipur House and many more. His dream restaurant would have to be a 50 to 60-seater with an open kitchen and unique name.

There is more to the man who spends his spare time painting, sculpting, photographing and writing than meets the eye. More than a self-assured man, he is an artist with a rare and remarkable sense of creativity.