Atul Kochhar is a famous Indian Chef who was born on 31 August 1969. He is a British based chef. His exquisite recipes are too good to taste and he is very famous in Britain for his Indian Cuisines. He is also the recipient of the Michelin Star being the only second Indian to receive it. Atul was born in Jamshedpur. He started his cooking career at a very young age and later pursued a diploma in Hotel Management. Atul is a big fan of Cricket and he loves mountaineering. He currently resides in West London. He makes sure that whatever he cooks is perfect. He himself goes and source fishes for his restaurant making sure to pick up the finest fishes to use in his restaurant. He is married to Deepti and is blessed with a son and a daughter.
Atul began his cooking career at the Oberoi groups of hotels in India in the year 1989 and he was working with them till 1994. He worked at the Five star deluxe Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi, where he worked as a Sous Chef in one of the restaurants. He then moved to fine dining restaurant of the renowned chef Bernard Kunig and continued his cooking career till the year 2001. He later joined Marks and Spencer as a consultant chef and advised them on the Indian Food Range. He opened a restaurant and bar called as Benares Restaurant and bar in May 2003 and this restaurant is amongst the world’s best Indian restaurants. It is very famous for its Indian Cuisine and mixed spices that he uses in the dishes. Kochhar then opened a restaurant in Ireland in the year 2008, which is called as Ananda. He also opened the Vatika hotel in the same year. There they serve extremely nice cuisines, which are made of fresh herbs and freshly prepared ingredients. Vatika was closed in the year 2011. In the year 2012, The Rang Mahal in Dubai’s JW Marriot was opened. It was a great restaurant. Atul also own the St. Regis Mauritius Resort and Indian Essence in Petts Wood. He has appeared in a lot of magazines and newspapers, where his contribution to the cuisine was elaborated. He is also a philanthropist. He has also received the Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Southampton.
Net Worth: Not Known
Atul has appeared in a lot of TV shows. His most recent one was called Curry on With Atul Kocchar, which was aired on the B4U network. He also presented a series called Kochhar’s Special Kitchen, which was based in Malaysia. He also appeared in the market kitchen, and Saturday Kitchen series 1-3.
Name: Atul Kochhar
Place of Birth: Jamshedpur
Date Of Birth: 31 August 1969
Age: 47 Years
Marital Status: Married
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Profession: Master Chef, Restaurateur, and TV personality
Languages Known: English and Hindi
His website: http://atulkochhar.com/