Michelin-starred (the Oscar award in Cooking) International Chef Vikas Khanna inaugurated Uni-Chef Cookery-show at LPU

  • Shared world-wide experiences & imparted important lessons of cooking to LPU students of Hotel Management
  • Released his book ‘Amritsar-Flavours of the Golden-City’
The School of Hotel Management & Tourism of Lovely Professional University welcomed Michelin-Starred International Chef Vikas Khanna. Michelin Award is an OSCAR award in the realms of international cooking scenario. Chef Khanna inaugurated first season of Uni Chef Cookery-Show at the school under tagline “Your Kitchen, Your Recipes.” This cookery show is to cover ten seasons in a month this year 2014, and is devised by University Network -‘YTV’. The first season saw recipe for “Italian Cone Pasta Chaat” prepared by an M Sc student of the Hotel Management School, Anish Diwikar. Nine more Chef-students of the school will be the hosts for next nine seasons with separate recipes. All episodes will also be telecasted on YTV of the university to be accessed on internet anywhere in the campus.  On this occasion, Chef Khanna also unveiled his book ‘Amritsar-Flavours of the Golden-City’.


Educated at the best universities of America, Vikas Khanna is restaurateur, cookbook writer, filmmaker and also great humanitarian. He has been the host of TV shows Master Chef India Season 3 and Master Chef Junior. In addition of being awarded as Michelin Starred Chef many a times, he also has great nominations to his credit including James Beard Award for International Cooking, STAR Parivaar Award for favourite Maezbaan.

While sharing his experiences of early phases in the world of Chefs, Mr Khanna motivated LPU students and told that they should “never admit defeat”.  He repeated these three words time and again in his entire speech to lay emphasis on the hard working culture and dedication towards the chef profession. He said: “Hard work is always worship and strength as well. Modern time is a great time for devoted chefs in the hotel industry. They are the real masters with their special skills and desired efforts.” He also guided students to adopt healthier life-style. Elaborating on his this fondness chef Khanna said, "Lack of proper nutrition is a fundamental issue and one of the biggest roadblocks for the growth and development of individuals. We should all propagate and follow healthier life-style”

Welcoming the elite Chef to the campus, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “We are happy to receive the world-wide renowned Chef at the university. This will indeed enable our students to learn a lot from the great experiences of a personality like his caliber and strength.” Mr Mittal added: “We are certain that this initiative will accord great exposure to our students to reach to the national and international level.  We, too, will continue inviting other celebrities from the related industry to inspire our students to stand aloof than others.”

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