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Sanjeev Kapoor: The King of Chefs

21 Sep, 2016
  • Sanjeev Kapoor: The King of Chefs

Enjoy easy and delicious recipes from the ‘King of Chefs’, Sanjeev Kapoor, himself. So let’s get cooking! 

 

Sanjeev Kapoor is the go-to chef for everything. Not surprising then that he figured in the Reader’s Digest list of 100 of India’s Most Trusted people. His easy demeanour, cheerful commentary and simple instructions make the most seemingly difficult dishes look easy to prepare. His popularity and contribution to Indian cuisine is such that the Government of India conferred on him the National award of “Best Chef of India.”

Kapoor’s food show Khana Khazana ran for 18 years on ZEE channel, a record that is yet to be broken. He was on the panel of Judges for Master Chef India Season 3. He served as the Chief Judge and host for ‘Sanjeev Kapoor ke Kitchen Khiladi’ on Sony Entertainment Television. His life story featured on Star World as part of the exclusive series titled Achiever’s Club. He has also cooked for many dignitaries, including the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

 

 

He is first chef in the world to launch his own food channel FoodFood. United Nations chose him as the Indian Ambassador for their Clean Cookstoves Campaign which was aimed at the underprivileged in developing countries. Kapoor also represented India in 2012 in the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) at Daejon, South Korea and initiated the ancient ways of Ayurvedic cooking to the world of chefs.

Kapoor’s books are bestsellers with more than 200 titles in seven languages. His books meant for an international audience, ‘How To Cook Indian,’ was launched in April 2011 to an overwhelming response and encouraging press. His ‘The Yellow Chilli Cookbook’ was awarded the Best International Cookbook at the 2012 International Book Awards and his book on chocolates ‘aah! Chocolate’ got the Gourmand Best Cookbook Photography award at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2013 and the Best in the World award in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2014 in Beijing.

Under the brand name Sanjeev Kapoor’s Khana Khazana, a wide range of food products, like pickles, blended masalas , gourmet chutneys and 123 ready-to-eat mixes have found takers in India and abroad. 

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