The brightest star of gastronomy – Padma Shri Sanjeev Kapoor
His fans range from the age group of 6-80, a feat surpassed only by Bollywood personalities. Men, women, children,soon-to-be-married girls, housewives, professionals, mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers! For a nation that loves to eat and cook, Sanjeev Kapoor is very close to its people’s hearts. He is the go-to chef for everything…party at home? What-to-make-today situation? So much paneer, what to do? One stop solution – log on to the internet or his channel and cook up SanjeevKapoor’s recipes!
Not surprising then that he figured in the Reader’s Digest list of 100 of India’s Most Trusted people. And why not? Ask those billions of Indians out there and their answer will be unanimous, when it comes to the most known and trusted faces on TV, Chef extraordinaire Sanjeev Kapoor’s name tops the list! His easy demeanour, cheerful commentary and simple instructions make the most seemingly difficult dishes look easy to prepare. He has been awarded the prestigious Padma Shri Award 2017. His popularity and contribution to Indian cuisine has been recognized by the Government of India too, who conferred on him the National award of “Best Chef of India.” He is also on the panel of the Ministry of Tourism. He is on the board of Singapore Airlines International Culinary Panel along with the brightest names from the culinary world across the global culinary capitals. He divides his time in India and abroad by doing live food events and cooking demonstrations for which he is always in great demand.