Exclusive Interview - Kunal Gautam, Head Chef/Executive Chef at Premier Inn Hotel, Doha


How did it all start? Share your culinary journey with us

I belong to a Big Joint family from Bihar where I learnt the basic nuances from my Mother & Sisters, though they never allowed me to enter in Kitchen, but I still got interested. Then I did my Hotel management from IHM, Hyderabad in 2008. Then started working as a Management Trainee with IHG group, New Delhi which became Lalit where I worked around 3-4 Years, then moved to Taj Ahmedabad then with Crowne Plaza Pre-opening in Ahmedabad, then came to Dubai with Starwood and worked around 2 and half years, then again moved back to India with Marriott Ahmedabad after that currently working as an Cluster Executive Sous Chef with Flora Hospitality, Dubai.