Indian Chef Kunal Kapur Biography, Recipes, TV Shows, Books, Marriage, Wife, Children
Indian cuisine has been famous since time immemorial. Some know it for its spicy flavors while some remember it for the blast of taste the dishes give to the eater. The Indian chef Kunal Kapur biography will show how men have prospered in the field of cooking. Till the last decade culinary skills were regarded a profession for women however men have done well in the field too. The man in question in this article has been the host and judge of “MasterChef India” and has won many hearts in the process. He has a Twitter handle where he keeps his fans informed about the new recipes that he broadcasts on his YouTube Channel. The host Kunal Kapur has also established himself as a successful restaurateur and a chef extraordinaire.
Kunal Kapur Age, Family, Education
The biography of Kunal Kapur will throw light upon the humble beginning of Kunal Kapur that led him to his success. The family background of Kunal Kapur is that he belongs to a Punjabi banker family from New Delhi. The chef Kunal Kapur date of birth is 18th September, 1979. His current age is 36. Kunal Kapur height is 5 feet 7 inches approximately.
The chef’s education happened from St. Francis De Sales School in New Delhi. Later he graduated from the Delhi University in Commerce. The chef Kunal Kapur wiki also mentions that he had a knack for cooking from a very early age. This was influenced by the men in his family who were Sunday cooks at home. This was his personal life as a child that led him to take up a professional degree course at the Institute of Hotel Management in Chandigarh.
Kunal Kapur Wiki, Early Career, Awards
The first job of the man was with the Taj Group of Hotels. He specialized in the Indian cuisine and he also got the opportunity to oversee banquet operations and experiment with creative menus. Spanning a period of a decade, he has also managed outdoor caterings and buffet set-ups. These early years of his job rendered him with a lot of experience and enough opportunity to hone his culinary talents.
Talking about the chef’s achievements he had learnt the early lessons from his father and grandfather. Currently he is a sous chef with the ‘Leela Kempinski’ in Delhi. Apart from this he has also opened his own restaurant that won the ‘Best Restaurant’ award. He was also named one of the ‘Best Indian Chefs’ in Delhi in 2008.
Kunal Kapur Food Shows, TV Series
Soon after this he was seen in many shows. His repute as a chef from the Taj hotels spread and he was seen hosting the, “MasterChef India” Seasons 1, 2 and 3. He has also made is appearance in the, “MasterChef Junior”, India. He also hosted his first travel and food show titled “The Foodie comes to America” that was aired in Times Now.
The celebrity chef Kunal Kapur cooking style is no more a secret as he can be followed on his YouTube channel. The man has received many awards such as a mention in the Limca Book of Records for creating the tallest chocolate éclair tower. And his feats don’t stop just at that; he received “The Indian Television Academy Awards” in 2014 for “Junior MasterChef”.
Kunal Kapoor Food Recipes, Books
He has also been lauded for his association with Lufthansa being the star chef on board and improvising the menu. He is also in touch with NASVI – the national association of street vendors in India and he works to improve the lives of people by providing a quality of food and sanitation of food hawkers in India.
Apart from all the celebrity appearances already discussed above he was also seen in a special episode in the show titles ‘Pankaj Ka Zayka’. He has written a book named ‘A Cook in Every Home’ which enlists in detail all of the Kunal Kapur recipes. Fans can also spot him on the show ‘My Yellow Table’. He has been in touch with movie stars like Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Salman Khan.
Kunal Kapur Marriage, Wife, Son
Kunal Kapur says that of all the Love affairs he has had the first and closest to his heart will always be food. Since he is shy, he rarely talks about his personal life or about dating anyone. However it is true that he has forged many relationships in the course of his journeys. Since he keeps busy with his assignments hence he never got the time for a girlfriend but the love story of him and his wife is quite commendable.
The Indian chef Kunal wife name is Ekta Kapoor. Their marriage has lasted 8 years and still counting. Kunal Kapur wife must be feeling very lucky to have a husband that cooks. After 4 years of their wedding, a child was born to chef Kunal Kapur and his wife. Kunal Kapur son name is Ranbir Kapur and he is 4 years old presently. The wife of chef Kunal Kapur was seen on the set of the “Nach Baliye” which is a dance reality television show. He also said that his wife Ekta Kapoor loves dancing so much while he can’t even do one dancing step in sync with her.
Kunal Kapur Latest Buzz, New Shows
The Latest news about the chef is that he is scared of failure and his favorite food destination in Singapore and Dubai. The chef’s net worth has skyrocketed after the MasterChef appearance. We are sure that we will see more of the man in his upcoming shows. One of the interesting facts about him that he mentioned in one of the interviews is that he is a shy person in real life and love to eat Karela with Phulka.
He is mindful of his weight and one of the frustrating parts of being in MasterChef was that he had to eat even when he did not feel like eating. He said that the best healthy thing he cooks to mind his weight is clear soup with chicken and vegetables. His website has a lot of photographs of his culinary journey along with a variety of recipes. He was also the man who created a very creative Satvik menu for Narendra Modi’s Maki in India summit.