Kiran is Executive Chef with Taj Group of Hotels.
Currently he is posted at Australia.
Prior to that he was with the group at Jodhpur, India
Here is the quick interview with him after he won the FHRAI Award
Editor: first of all Kiran, many many congratulations on winning the 'young chef of the year award'. How do you feel?
Kiran: I feel honoured and elated as well. It is certainly nice to be recongnized at such a prestigious national event.
Editor: tell us about your journey. how did it all start?
Kiran: Well, i just happened to visit one of my friend's place and saw the prospectus of IIHM Aurangabad on the table, fortunately he had an extra form with him, so i thought lets give it a try and that moment changed my life and i started my journey as a chef with Taj. I would like to give all the credit to my institution Taj and its work ethics.
Editor: what according to you makes a chef great?
Kiran: Cooking is a science as well as an art, ofcourse being passionate about your job is a must and in today's world it's a lot to do with your man - management skills as well. There is no place for complacency and ego, just keep learning everyday and explore the intricacies of cuisine's with a child like curosity.
Editor: How is Australia treating you?
Kiran: Great place for food as people love to dine and are erudite about food as well. Believe me its lot more challenging than i thought, the work culture is very different than what we are exposed towards.
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