Atul Kochhar is a chef, restaurateur, TV personality, and author. He is known for taking his traditional Indian food and making a mark out of it.
Atul loves cricket and mountaineering. He hosts his own TV series called Kochhar’s Spice Kitchen on Curries and has appeared on several renowned TV shows.
Read this to know about Atul Kochhar’s net worth and restaurants. Meet his wife Deepti Kochhar and their children.
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Who is Atul Kochhar?
Kochhar began by working at The Oberoi Group of Hotels. He developed his name by serving the best hotels and with his expertise.
His skills earned him a spot at the famous Bernard Kunig. He became a Michelin star Chef and the only Indian Chef to receive it at the age of 31.
His profile grew as huge brands came under his name. He worked as a consultant chef for Marks and Spencer’s using his proficiency for the Indian cuisine range.
Born in Jamshedpur, India he established his first restaurant in Mayfair, London naming Benares Restaurant and Bar. He opened several other restaurants that attracted people through the beauty of traditional Indian cooking.
Chef Atul Kochhar mentioned while talking to Manan Kaur from Times food that increases in the vegan diet has also played a role in increasing the demand for Indian food.
He has also penned several books including Indian Essence, Fish Indian Style, Curries of the World, Benares: Michelin Style cooking, Simple Indian, and 30 Minute Curries.
Atul Kochhar Restaurants.
After his first restaurant, he opened Tamarind in 2001 in Mayfair which received his first Michelin star. He opened Anand and the Vatika in Ireland.
Sindhu is another restaurant that lies on a cruise ship Azura and another called Ventura with P&O Cruises.
In 2012, he opened the Rang Mahal in Dubai’s JW Marriott Marquis Hotel which was shut after his tweet about Islam on Priyanka Chopra’s tweet. Kochhar has other restaurants owning Simply India in Mauritius, Indian Essence in Petts Wood, Sindhu in Marlow, and Hawkyns in Amersham.
He opened Kanishka in 2019 which caters to different flavors of eastern India located on London’s Maddox Street.
Atul Kochhar’s Net worth.
Atul has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Southampton. In 2005 he received the title of Outstanding Contribution to Curry Industry.
In 2010 he opened doors to TMG Cordon Bleu.
With such great rewards and his experience on Television and the numerous renowned restaurants he owns; his Net worth is $ 4 million which is through the assets of his businesses.
Who is Atul Kochhar’s wife?
He lives in west London with his wife Deepti and his son Arjun and daughter Amisha. They both were born as soon as they shifted to London.
He loves spending time with his family and despite his restaurant’s varied locations, he tries to be home for most periods.
Atul’s wife Deepti is not much involved in the business but takes half of her share in the kitchen she cooks homely meals for the family while Atul brings his chef touch to the dishes.
Their children are also taught to help in the kitchen so they are also actively involved. The family grows their own vegetables and Amisha is involved in taking care of it.