Hotel & Restaurant Consultant Celebrity Chef // Restaurant Owner

“Best Chef of the year 2016” Awarded by “Indian Hospitality Congress” New Delhi 2016.

“Face of the Future” Awarded by “Indian Hospitality Congress” Mumbai 2015

“Brand Ambassador” India for “Chef Against Cancer” National Pink Tie Society USA.

“Brand Ambassador” of “Good Shepherd Institute of Hotel management” Darjelling.

He hails from Uttar Pradesh, studied hotel management from IIAS hotel Management Goa and worked in Delhi NCR for almost 16 years in various hotels and restaurants as a Trainee before moving up the culinary ladder to become a Director Food Production with Zerruco ByZilli – The most hi-end Restaurant in Delhi. Before he was associated with Pan India where he was heading 38 plus restaurant, prior to his career in, he was executive Chef Hotel Lebua New Delhi.

Chef Manoj has worked for some of the world’s most recognized hotel brands in India such as TGIF, Radisson Group, Jaypee group, Claridges group, Marriot.

Being a dedicated trainer by nature, Chef Manoj has constantly involved himself in the company’s corporate trainings and has developed many young talents throughout his 16 years in the industry.

Chef Manoj is not only well known for his great culinary passion, he is also an adventurous food connoisseur, food Blogger, who has travelled around the globe extensively and regularly seeks the opportunity to explore the different kinds of cuisines while developing his gourmet knowledge.

Chef Manoj is also running a NGO by name of SANTA CHEF, where he gives healthy lifestyle workshops in schools, corporate offices and also provide free food to unprivileged and poor children.

Career History

  • VENNIZIA food & beverages
  • Zerucco by Zilli
  • Harry’s bar
  • Pind Balluchi Singapore & Pan India
  • Lebua Dwarka

  • The Claridges New Delhi
  • QBA Restaurant @live restaurant
  • Jaypee Greens Greater Noida
  • The Radisson Group
  • T.G.I.Friday C.P New Delhi