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Chef Ajay Chopra News

  • | July 2nd, 2012

    ‘MasterChef India Season 2’ to kick off tomorrow on Star Plus

    ‘MasterChef India Season 2’ to kick off tomorrow on Star Plus

    Indian television’s clutter breaking show, Master Chef India Season 2, is all set to hit television screens starting tomorrow. Hosted and judged by renowned Chef Vikas Khanna, this brand new season aims to take viewers on a never-seen-before gastronomical journey & bring a change in the way India perceives, cooks & presents food as Vikas Khanna’s gastronomic philosophy is delivering innovative and luxurious meals, laying special emphasis on ingredients, taste, flavours and textures, which have won many hearts across the globe.
    Vikas started his own catering business, Lawrence Gardens, at the age of 17 and the business is still thriving today. Vikas is the Executive Chef of the highly regarded Junoon Restaurant, a multi-million dollar project written about widely by the New York press.  He has also authored several books including The Spice Story of India, Modern Indian Cooking and his latest Flavors First that released on Aug 15th 2011.  Vikas, also is the creator of The Holy Kitchens, a series of documentary films that explore sharing food in different faiths. This year in July, Vikas cooked a Saatvik meal for the Dharmic Seva Conference for Hindu American Seva Charities at the White House. Amongst many prestigious awards, Chef Vikas has been awarded “2011 New York Rising Star Chefs” award by Star Chefs for his dedication to the Indian Cuisine and global culinary awareness.Click here to read more

  • | January 2nd, 2012

    Shipra Khanna wins ‘MasterChef India 2’

    Shipra Khanna wins ‘MasterChef India 2’

    It could not have been a better start to the new year for Shipra Khanna who walked away with the title of ‘MasterChef’ in the second season of the cooking reality show MasterChef India
    The 29-year-old single mother beat Joseph Rozario from Siliguri and Salma Shazia Fathima from Bengaluru to win the show that started off with 12 contestants. Click here to read more

  • | November 11th, 2011

    MasterChef India Season 2: Royal Challenge tomorrow (12-11-2011)

    MasterChef India Season 2: Royal Challenge tomorrow (12-11-2011)

    MasterChef India Season 2 contestants have a mighty Royal Challenge this week. They have to cook for a Royal Engagement Ceremony that’s being organized in Jaisalmer’s Suryagarh Palace. 
    Unaware of this challenge, India’s top Zaykebaaz arrive at Jodhpur Airport from where they are all driven to the Palace. As the contestants get down at the Palace, they are given a very warm welcome in traditional royal rajasthani andaaz. Flower petals & scented water is showered on them. Rajasthani dancers greet them in traditional style by performing folk dance. Unable to resist the captivating music & the whirls, some of the contestants too join them. But the question that what’s in store for them in the palace, remains in their head. Not keeping the contestants guessing for long, Chef Vikas Khanna reveals that they are all there as the guests of Kunwar Manvendra Singh Shekhawat ji, son of Maharaja Meghnath Singh Ji and they have to cook for the royal engagement ceremony of Kunwar.Click here to read more