Le Meridien, New Delhi (1985-present)

Chef DK joined the opening team of Le Méridien, New Delhi in 1985 as Executive Chef and is currently working as the Vice President (F&B Production) and Executive Chef of the hotel.

Oberoi Intercontinental, New Delhi (1973-1985)

Chef DK worked with the Oberoi Group for 12 years. He was made the Executive Chef of the Oberoi InterContinental (now the Oberoi New Delhi) in 1982 at the age of 29. “It was a time when hotel kitchens were ruled by foreign chefs. It was quite challenging task for me, but with God’s grace I took up the challenge and was able to achieve success,” he recounts. Chef DK left the Oberoi Group in 1985.