Whenever we hear about Indian Chefs, only one person comes to our mind first- Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Today, we are going to explore 5 LESSER KNOWN FACTS about this Masterchef!!
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1 He can play the DRUMS!!
This’ll be a shocker since no one ever compares a serious chef as Sanjeev Kapoor who might be musically inclined. From time to time, other celebrity chefs like Ranveer Brar and Vikas Khanna have also jammed with him. RD Burman and Kishore Kumar are his favourite artists, and he usually plays their songs when he’s with his band.
2 He is the recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri Award.
Earlier in 2017, he was given one of the highest awards of honor by President (now, ex-President) Pranab Mukherjee for his culinary contribution. Other prestigious awards he’s received include Sanjeev Kapoor the Best Executive Chef of India Award by H & FS and the Mercury Gold Award at Geneva, Switzerland by IFCA. Singapore Airlines recruited him as one of the members of its “International Culinary Panel”, helping to create a meal called Shahi Thali in 2006.
3 He Never Cooks The Same Dish Twice
Well, some chefs have their own methodology or ideology to be precise they follow. And it's not very much different from Sanjeev Kapoor. Whenever he has to host people over is the only time he’ll cook food and he never cooks the same dish twice. He constantly tweaks and makes adjustments to his recipes. Also, he may be eating healthy in recent years, but his favorite kind of food is what his mom cooked for him as he was growing up.
4 Chef Sanjeev Kapoor travels with his knives
Sanjeev Kapoor is a true-blue chef who can’t be away from his knives at all. So, while traveling his constant companion is his beloved knife-set.
5 Sanjeev Kapoor is the author of More than 150 Books
Sanjeev Kapoor has authored multiple books which have become a “guide” for chefs, cooks, moms at home. The famous ones include “How to Cook Indian”, “Marwari Vegetarian Cooking”, “The Indian Diabetes Diet”, “flavors of the Orient” & much more. His books have sold more than 10 million copies. Now, we really wonder what he has for breakfast for this level of insane energy and passion.
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