Atul Kochhar

Atul Kochhar

Born in Jamshedpur in eastern India, Atul began his cooking career in top hotel restaurants in India. In 1994 his talents took him to London, where he opened fine-dining Indian restaurant Tamarind in Mayfair.

In 2001, at the age of 31, Atul became the first Indian chef to win a Michelin star. He has since opened several more Indian restaurants in the capital, that follow in the same vein as his previous fine-dining endeavours. Never complacent about the quality of his work, Atul returns to his homeland whenever possible to research new recipes and ingredients.

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