Ultimate Kitchen Playlists
The Shimla-born chef is a mom, television food show host, author and digital creator – she certainly needs music to help her relax and unwind.
This chef recreates a signature vibe on food from southern Indian -- just like his music gets him into a “surreal state” that vibes with himself.
The man behind the award-winning Karavalli is a legend who turns to music to keep him calm “during the storm in the kitchen”.
Earning a Michelin star within 10 months of taking over Jamavar’s kitchen, chef Ghai is now a serial restaurateur.
Chef Mitra who oversees multiple restaurants in Hong Kong says his love for music stays “light and peppy” and generally, “outside of work”.
The executive chef at Four Seasons Mumbai, is a soft-spoken person who has transformed culinary concepts and innovated with passion.
With a composer-pianist as a father, chef Rao’s playlist of choice is as eclectic as her ‘interpreted cuisine’ menus at Ekaa.
This Kashmiri chef’s Masque follows a wilderness-to-table approach that has won critical global acclaim.
“Music is my anchor,” chimes the passionate young chef who commits to sustainable cooking and reducing food wastage.
One of India’s most celebrated bartenders and owner of Sidecar, claims his music of choice is “old school, just like a perfect Manhattan cocktail”.
“Music has the power to inspire,” says the chef who inspires many with her zero-waste kitchens that focus on local and sustainable.
Passionate about the science of cooking, chef Taneja takes his kitchen-cum-corporate roles very seriously.
India’s young and bold chef, the much-awarded Saini says his kitchen at TresInd is a musical symphony – a collective, creative, dramatic space.
Fondly termed the Samurai chef, Jethani’s Mizu blends his love for Japanese with local ingredients.
“Music is therapy,” says the chef whose food and now, a cookbook, are a celebration of Parsi cuisine.
Sushi certainly goes better with music, for the chef-owner of Izumi, Mumbai.
“Cooking is like music, you can tell when someone put love into it,” says the chef-patron of Goa’s A Reverie.
This television gastronaut helming The Seakeasy Kitchen, Mumbai, connects “every decade of life… with music memories.”