The Executive Chef of Rambagh Palace, Chef Asish Kumar Roy recently won the Best Chef Award in the FICCI Travel and Tourism Excellence Awards 2019. The Chef was given the award by Additional Chief Secretary and Director General, Uttar Pradesh Tourism, Mr. Jitendra Kumar as well as Chairperson and Managing Director of Bharat Hotels Limited, Lalit Suri Hospitality Group and Head of FICCI Tourism Committee, Ms. Jyotsna Suri.
It is worth noting that this is the third time Chef Asish Kumar Roy has won the Best Chef Award. Earlier he has also won the ‘Silver Hat Chef’ Award by the Indian Culinary Forum in 2008 and National Tourism Award in September 2018.
With 29 years of culinary experience, Chef Asish Kumar Roy has served as the Executive Chef to the former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh at Raj Bhavan in Jaipur in 2012 as well as Hillary Clinton, Russell Brand, Oprah Winfrey, Paul Allen, Amitabh Bachchan among others.