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Bring out the Master Chef in you

One on one with our very own Executive Chef Ajay Chopra on Bring out the Master Chef in you.

What is an essential quality of a Master Chef?

After being the judge at Master Chef India for 2 seasons, it is a humbling fact that has come to real light, our country has got so much talent and there is a Master Chef in each home, there is a Master Chef in you. Anybody who thrives to create something tasty and put it on a plate is a chef but somebody who creates that with immense passion and does that consistently every time is a Master Chef. You have to have persistence, passion and commitment to create master dishes every time.

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Live and exclusive with celebrated Chef Ajay Chopra

Master Chef Ajay Chopra is the front man of the culinary team at The Westin Mumbai Garden City. His latest delicacies and skills in the kitchen can best be displayed at Kangan, the chic Indian dining venue located in The Westin Mumbai Garden City.

Before his claim to fame as Masterchef , Ajay built on his skills at the Oberoi Center for Learning and Development (OCLD) and emerged a gold medalist. He began his career by being assigned as chef at Kandahar, the Indian specialty restaurant at the Oberoi New Delhi where he put his own culinary twist on the Indian cuisine there. 

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Lucknow by a Chef

kanganChef Ajay Chopra has more than 10 years of kitchen experience tucked under his toque. And this was evident as he and his team at The Westin Mumbai Garden City laid out the Phir Phele Aap, an Awadhi food promotion, at the hotel’s Indian restaurant Kangan.

Kangan   (Courtesy: The Westin Mumbai Garden City)

On a special re quest, Chef more than kindly met me over lunch and the fare of course was Awadhi. Meeting chefs is perhaps the one few things in my profession that I find genuinely satisfying. They are a basket full of knowledge and more than happy to share this wealth to a willing audience. I am more than willing!

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