You will either have eaten their food, or would really like to. Their restaurants are on your must-visit list and their cooking shows are permanently bookmarked on TV or YouTube.
But if you still can’t get enough of them, these chefs – both Indian and international chefs cooking here – are also Instagram stars who offer a mouth-watering look at the food the cook, the places they visit and the people they hang out with.
Chef and owner of the progressive Indian restaurant, Gaggan, in Thailand, Chef Gaggan’s eatery was named Asia’s Best Restaurant on Restaurant magazine’s list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants. Follow him for a behind-the-scenes look at his culinary experiments, good looking food and pictures of his adorable daughter.
His is the only Indian restaurant to have made it to the S Pellegrino list of 100 Best Restaurants in the World in 2015; not surprising, given his innovation in the kitchen. Think khandvi ravioli and chili hoisin duck kulcha. His Instagram feed is peppered with travel pictures, and of course, food.
A winner of Top Chef Masters and proprietor of Paowala in New York City and Bombay Canteen in Mumbai, Cardoz photographs a lot of what he eats, as well as places he sources his ingredients from. His feed is nothing short of mouth watering.
He’s the guy we watched out for, first in partnership with Mini Mathur, and then cooking solo for Living Foodz. The exuberant chef’s Instagram feed is a smorgasbord of sunsets, pretty-looking food and pictures with celebrity friends.
Founder of the Goila Butter Chicken food company, and host of a TV cooking show, Golia’s feed a stylishly shot repository of food, travel and well, more food. It’s all befitting the status of the author of the book, India on My Platter.
He’s a celebrity in his own right, first delivering a hit in the form of Ellipsis and then with One Street Over and the sea food haven of Bastian, all in Mumbai. Follow Kelvin for good looking food and interesting escapades in the kitchen.
Lead image conceptualised by Vartika Pahuja
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