Great Food, Perfect Looks and Extreme Talent! 10 Things About Chef Vikas Khanna That Will Make You Love Him Even More!

Cikas Khanna, Chef, Master Chef India
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Vikas Khanna has made India proud with his cooking skills. Although many of us know him only as a judge in Master Chef India, he is a lot more than just a chef. Vikas has the most adorable smile ever and his fans are no less than those of any Bollywood celebrity! His cookbooks are very popular with foodies. And the 44-year old New York - based chef and entrepreneur has a lot more going!

1. Karan Johar had offered Vikas role in one of his movies, which was rejected by Vikas, because he wished to focus on his first love - food!

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2. In 2011, People magazine included Khanna in the list of Sexiest Men Alive and also referred to him as "The Hottest Chef of America".

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3. When Vikas appeared on Gordon Ramsay’s show Kitchen Nightmares, he told in an interview that “The moment Ramsay met me, he said, you should be doing two things – work in Hollywood movies and be on TV.”

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4. It was at his grandmother’s side that Vikas began to learn the intricacies of Indian cuisine.

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5. Vikas was awarded a Michelin Star for his restaurant Junoon by Michelin Guide.

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6. Vikas started his own banquet and catering business, Lawrence Gardens, at the age of 17.

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7. Vikas has studied at the Culinary Institute of America, Cornell University, New York University and the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, Paris.

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8. Vikas is the founder of Cooking for Life and SAKIV Organizations which hosts gastronomic events around the world in support of different relief efforts and awareness about issues.

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9. In 2011, Vikas was honored with the Rising Star Chef Award by Star Chefs for his role in shaping the future of American cuisine.

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10. In the year 2012, Vikas had hosted dinner for a fundraiser. The meal was organized at the White House, USA.

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