Sanjeev Kapoor (b. April 1964) is one of the top chefs in India. He has authored many books and is the host of Khana Khazana a popular cookery program shown on Zee TV every Sunday since 1993. The show has completed 450 episodes.
He started out in the hospitality industry in 1984 with a diploma in Hotel Management from IIHM (Indian Institute of Hotel Management) Pusa, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition. he started his career in the ITDC under their kitchen management scheme.
He was a topper in his batch. After working in many hotels, he became the Executive Chef of the Centaur Hotel in Mumbai (Bombay). His television show won the Best Cookery Show Award given by the Indian Television Academy (ITA) in 2001.
He is also the recipient of 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.
Among the most popular books authored
Khazana of Indian Recipes
Khazana of Healthy Tasty Recipes
Khana Khazana Celebration of Indian Cookery
Low Calorie Vegetarian Cookbook
Any Time Temptations
Microwave Made Easy and Best of Chinese Cooking
CD-ROM on Indian cooking
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