Ranveer Brar

Celebrity Chef

From : Lucknow, India.

TV shows : Breakfast Xpress, Snack Attack, Homemade, The Great Indian Rasoi, Health Bhi Taste Bhi, Ranveer’s Cafe, Food Tripping and Thank God It’s Fryday.

Judge : Season 4 of MasterChef India with Sanjeev Kapoor and Vikas Khanna.

Previously : Worked with Taj, Oberoi, Claridges, Novotel and Radisson Blu. Became one of the youngest executive chefs at 25.

Young Chef Olympiad is the biggest platform for student chefs to showcase their talent and also to mingle with talent from across the world. The energy, the vibe, readiness of young talent is outstanding in a space which is international and huge like YCO. For me, IIHM today represents the pulse of the youth and the pulse of the young chef. And an event like Young Chef Olympiad totally encapsulates that pulse, the energy that today’s young chefs have. It’s the greatest initiative for student chefs on this planet. I am very happy to be a part of it.

Each year YCO is a vast leap from the earlier season in terms of organisation, quality of talent, and overall level of the competition. The food pleasantly surprises all of us judges with its quality, creativity, and thought. I am looking forward to more excitement and interaction next season.

As a judge, the qualities or skills that the young chefs are evaluated on are respect for basics, thought behind a dish, quality and treatment of ingredients and cleanliness and hygiene.

"Stick to the basics... there will be a lot going on around you, you will get there in time. But start with the basics and stick to that."
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