Hopping Chef is the latest company enabling chefs to hop over to your home and stir up a culinary storm in your very own kitchen.
The trend of calling professional chefs home for private parties is gaining momentum and the latest company on the block connecting people with Master Chefs is Hopping Chef. Founded by three young entrepreneurs, Shaival Chandra, Dhaval Udeshi and Sid Ugrankar, the service takes care of the shopping of ingredients, cooking to even cleaning up after the party. People can choose their meal preferences – including organic menus, child menus and taking care of any dietary restrictions.
“Our clients are delighted with our service as we give them a proper fine-dining experience within the comfort of their homes. We take care of the event from the start –menu designing, table set-up, the best ingredients, a master chef led kitchen team, crockery and cutlery, glassware, servers, mixologist, bartenders and post-event clean up,” shared Shaival Chandra.
Meet the Chefs
Chef Michael Swamy – a Cordon Bleu Culinary School graduate who has trained and worked with several Michelin-starred chefs in the United Kingdom. He is also a food stylist, food photographer and two-time Gourmand Book Awards winner (2011-12 and 2014-15). Chef Swamy brings to the table his unique style of Modern Indian cuisine, where he blends classic French techniques with traditional Indian flavours.
Chef Sanjib Sarkar has over 20 years of experience and has worked in properties like the Taj Mahal Hotel – Mumbai, Athena – Mumbai, Taj Bengal, etc. A master in Japanese cuisine, you can call on him to cook some stunning Japanese meals for your guests.
Celebrity Chef Shantanu Gupte hosts the show Health Mange More on Food-Food Channel. Known for his European and Asian menus, he has worked with Taj Hotels and alongside Michelin star chefs in the UK. He’s known for his European and Asian Menus.
Chef Vijay Pandey – Brand Chef at the popular Manchester United café and Falafels, he has a decade of culinary experiences behind him. He has worked with several famous brands like Oakwood Premier, Indigo Café, the Royal Caribbean cruise, Hyatt Regency and Leela Kempinski among others.
Chef Pankaj Kumar Jha of Ping Pong Dubai Dim Sum fame has honed his culinary skills at some of the best kitchens in Asia. Winner of Dubai BBC Good Food Award 2012, Chef Pankaj Jha has more than a decade of experience in pan Asian cooking. Know as the Dim Sum Master, he’s your man for your next Asian-themed party.
Chef Ajay Thakur – Executive Chef with Le Mangii and Pallette, he has previously worked with Olive bar & Kitchen, luxury cruise liners and helped many restaurants re-create their menus. Call on Chef Thakur to whip-up world class dishes in your very own kitchen.
If you would like to call one of these chefs over for cooking at your next do then hop on to the website of Hopping Chef.
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