Chef Tanveer Kwatra
Executive Chef, Le Meridien, Gurgaon
Chef Tanveer Kwatra has the distinction of being one of the youngest Executive Chefs in the hospitality industry today being appointed at the position at the mere age of 27 of then Pullman Central Park, Gurgaon. A native of Agra, Chef Tanveer is a product of William Angliss TAFE, affiliated to Victoria University, Melbourne. His journey has been a complete adventure, taking him from Agra to Melbourne then to Fiji and finally back to Delhi. Having sharpened his creative skills with stints at various hotels, Chef Tanveer now leads the culinary brigade of Le Meridien Gurgaon at La Riviera, their French Nouveau cuisine restaurant. He has worked on various cuisines and invented various techniques in the course of his illustrious career.
Prior to joining Le Meridien Gurgaon, he was associated with Crown Casino and Grand Hyatt, Melbourne. Chef Tanveer was also associated with Starwood Hotel Complex in Fiji, where he was in charge of all western cuisine restaurants in the Westin and Sheraton resorts. He has been an integral part of Wine and Food festivals in Melbourne till 2009, which included his work with Michelin star chefs Dieter Muller, Fergus Henderson and April Bloomfield.
Chef Tanveer’s exquisite use of textures and flavours has been a trend setter and earned him quite a fan-following in the fine dining space. Tanveer’s passion for excellence drives him constantly to introduce novel food concepts.