An alumnus of the prestigious 'Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development', in India, Chef Varun has been
associated with some of the leading hospitality chains in the world for nearly 16 years.
The guests who have enjoyed his creations, as Corporate Chef and Business Development Head, comprise some of the most noted people on the planet - Queen Rania of Jordan, The Royal Family of Al Sabah, Al Khalifa and Al Saud Barack Obama, Pope Francis, Nicholas Sarkozy, NarendraModi, Sonia Gandhi, Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin, Film Icons Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, world renowned cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Vivian Richards, Imran Khan, Business magnates Richard Branson, IndraNooyi, and MukeshAmbani to name a few.
As a chocolatier,he is the Brand Ambassador of Ecuadorian cocoa in India and represents India at world forums and seminars.
He has been credited to have created India's first-of-its-kind and 6 feet tall; life size Edible Chocolate Mannequin and
Chocolate Ganesha on a popular food channel on television. He was also featured on Master Chef India as a Mentor-Guest chef.
Do not forget to browse through his News Room to see his work being featured in media columns across the world; some of the many firsts in the world as a chef.
He authored 'Celebrate Life, Food and Wine' an unusual subject of pairing Indian flavour notes with Indian wines that garnered rave reviews and is popular amongst university students. By fans and followers across the globe, he is fondly known as 'the Prince of Chocolates' and 'The Bombay Chef'. On last count in March 2018, he had a viewership of 220 Million + on YouTube. His web show 'Varun's Getaway' with Rajshri Entertainment is one of the TOP 3 in the world, and has been rated 'The Best Food Show 2018' on the web. Today his work is available on Amazon Prime, Sony LIV and Netflix alike.
He has been associated with the some of the best brands in the world - PepsiCo, Danone, Raymonds, Girnar Tea, Tata, Godrej, Parle-G, USA Pears, Unilever, Incredible India, Make in India, Brussels Airways,Mondelez International, Rich Graviss, Samsung, Lonely Planet, Viacom 18, Rajshri Entertainment, Nivea, Mercedes-Benz, Abbott Healthcare, Smile Foundation, ViratKohli Foundation and Glenmark Foundation to name a few.
He has curated a luxurious private gifting label 'Barcode- artisanal chocolates' which celebrates 'Incredible India' with its 29 flavour bars, each representing the glorious and indigenous produce of its 29 beautiful. It is encased in an artisanal, hand-made and hand-woven khadi box.
In 2017, he was conferred upon with a National Award for his contribution in the field of cocoa by Government of India. Today, he has earned his position as one of the TOP 10 celebrity chefs in India.
Welcome to Chef Varun Inamdar's food-scape!"