CORPORATE CHEF & GRAND EXECUTIVE CHEF
A multiple award winner, including the Executive Chef of the year award by H & F S Hosts, Chef Oberoi brings over 30 years of culinary expertise to the Taj name. Credited with having introduced various niche cuisines to the Indian palate, Oberoi single-handedly brought Indian cuisine to world-class gourmet standards.
Currently, Chef Oberoi can most often be found in his private, hi-tech Chef Studio at the Taj Mahal Palace, hosting small dinner parties for visiting dignitaries and celebrities, from Margaret Thatcher to the Crown Prince of Japan to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
When Oberoi is not in his studio, he is off competing in numerous global food festivals, accompanying the Prime Minister of India on his VIP tours, and catering A-list weddings and events around the world. He is the only Indian chef to have been invited twice to demonstrate his cuisine at the World Gourmet Summit and the first Indian chef to the World Gourmet Club.
Extremely capable, inventive and passionate, Oberoi accounts for the successes of the Taj Mahal Hotels's myriad exciting destinations such as Zodiac Grill, Souk and the Masala series, as well as the awe-inspiring healthy Indian cuisine of his Masala chain of restaurants.
Wasabi by Morimoto
Introducing the first Japanese restaurant to Mumbai, Oberoi created magic of the Japanese vegetarian delicacies along with Chef Morimoto. This innovative and critically acclaimed designer cuisine has elevated Wasabi ahead of most of the Japanese restaurants around the globe. In 2006, the Institutional Hotelier listed Wasabi as one of top 100 restaurants of the world.