True to its brand promise of Rishta Wahi Soch Nayi, STAR Plus launches the second season of Indian television’s clutter breaking show, Master Chef India - Season 2. Hosted and judged by world renowned Indian Chef, Vikas Khanna, this season aims to take viewers on a never-seen-before gastronomical journey - Ab Badlo India, Apne “Khaane” Ka Andaaz! Vikas has achieved what many can only dream of. He is thus the perfect role model for anyone aspiring to be the MasterChef India. His journey from Amritsar to New York has been an unbelievable journey of success!
MasterChef India changed many lives in Season 1 and showed India how a mundane activity like cooking can be a ticket to fame and success. Themed “Ab Badlo India, Apne “Khaane” ka Andaaz”, the season aims to bring a change in the way India perceives food. Vikas Khanna’s gastronomic philosophy is – delivering innovative & luxurious meals, laying special emphasis on ingredients, taste, flavours and textures, which have won him many hearts.
This year in July, Vikas cooked a Saatvik meal for the Dharmic Seva Conference for Hindu American Seva Charities at the White House. Vikas started his own catering business, Lawrence Gardens, at the age of 17. He is the Executive Chef of Junoon Restaurant, a project written about widely in the New York press. He has authored several books including The Spice Story of India, Modern Indian Cooking and Flavours First that released on 15th August, 2011.
Vikas will start his journey as a judge on MasterChef India 2 soon alongside Ajay Chopra and Kunal Kapoor - resident chefs from the first season. Besides these, the show will be replete with multiple celebrity guests and glamorous offsite locations.
The aspiring MasterChefs better gear up to cook something divine to appease those trained taste buds!