How did you start your journey?
French, Modern European, International, Classic and Modern Italian, Coastal, Progressive Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern
Where is your cuisine inspired from?
My cooking is inspired from my mother and grandmother's kitchen, in addition to my previous experience in working with Michelin Chefs of different nationalities. I have built a skill which not only creates good food, but also creates an unforgettable experience felt in each bite.
Head Chef Development, Culinary Division | M.H. Alshaya | 2016 - Now
Head Chef Development for Culinary Division within Alshaya. Development and Training in-charge for six brands including casual and premium dining. The brands incude, Dean & Deluca, Veranda, Brasserie, Al-forno, Cafe-Cocoa and Starbucks.
Sous Chef Development, Dean & Deluca, Middle East | M.H. Alshaya, Kuwait | 2014 - 2016
Responsible for new product development, creation of recipes with detailed recipe cards ensuring maximum profitability and qualitative experience, photoshoot of new menus for marketing, training and launch of promotional menus, new restaurant openings
Junior Sous Chef | The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts - Gurgaon and Kovalam, India | 2011 - 2014
Kitchen Executive Trainee - Management Training | The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts - Bangalore and Goa | 2009 - 2011
BA in International Hospitality Management | Queens Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland | 2008 - 2009
Industrial Trainee | Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Mumbai, India | 2007 - 2008
BA in International Hospitality Management | International Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata | 2006 - 2009
What is your Cancellation Policy?
Moderate - Full refund up to 1 week before the event, 50% refund up to 2 days prior to event, except Foodie Service fees
What languages do you speak?
English, Bengali, Punjabi
How far can you travel?
Foodie Faisal | 5.0