Asish Kumar Roy
With 20 years of culinary experience under his belt, Asish Kumar Roy stepped in as Executive Chef of Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, in 2008, after serving as Executive Chef at Taj Bengal. Chef was executive Sous Chef at Taj Bengal Calcutta prior to joining Rambagh Palace as executive Chef. Chef also holds bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Calcutta.
Recognized as an Emerging Leader Of Taj, Roy joined the Taj leadership program in June of 2008. Roy’s impressive resume includes serving as the Head Chef at Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodis’ party at Raj Bhawan, Calcutta in February 2007, and serving as Chef-in-charge of the War Ship at the prestigious fleet review for President of India, held at Vishakapatnam in February 2006.
An accomplished chef, Roy has won numerous medals in culinary competitions and was selected as one of Ten Best Continental Chefs of Taj group of Hotels back in 2001. Roy has also appeared on TV and participated in several international food festivals around the country.
Roy received a TD Diploma in Cookery from IHM, Calcutta and a Certificate in Food Principle in Cookery from City Guild, London. He also holds a P.G. Diploma in Hotel Management, 1st Class.