Rohit Ghai

Rohit Ghai has spent a decade at the helm of Michelin-starred Indian kitchens. Having honed his craft at some of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants in India – including the Three Oberoi Group and the Taj Hotels.
He began his international career working with Michelin-starred restaurant Benares in London in 2008. The in-demand chef then moved on to lead several other Michelin-starred kitchens, including multi-award-winning Gymkhana and Trishna of the JKS Group. He went on to launch the Leela Group’s first London venture Jamavar in 2016, where he became the fastest Indian chef to win a Michelin star – being awarded the accolade within ten months of the restaurant’s opening. He then opened Bombay Bustle, to critical acclaim.

Rohit Ghai’s highly anticipated solo restaurant Kutir (meaning a ‘small cottage’ in Sanskrit) opened in late 2018 and received instant acclaim and in 2021 he opened Manthan in Mayfair. 
Less than a year later, Kutir in Dubai was born and in 2022 Rohit opened a restaurant in Oman in partnership with the Shangri-La Al Husn Hotel in Muscat.  Rohit has appeared on the BBC’s flagship series MasterChef and Channel 4’s Tricks of the Restaurant Trade.

Rohit Ghai’s first cookbook TARKARI: VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN INDIAN DISHES WITH HEART AND SOUL was published by Kyle Books in 2021.