Hari Nayak today is more than a chef; he owns several restaurants and has authored several books as well as a culinary adviser in North America. Hari Nayak began his indulgent journey from the Culinary Institute of America. Today he is arguably one of the most sought after chefs for his distinctive style. He has cleared the misconception that when it comes to Indian food the preparation style must be complicated. Hari has managed to clarify that Indian food can be cooked in a simplistic way, with all the contemporary adornment, yet fascinating to the common household cook at the same time. He worked in India before traveling to the culinary institute; he also worked in restaurants in London, New York, & Paris.
Today, he is the owner of several topmost restaurants. Some of the restaurants that he owns are Tashan, Matt & Meera, Utsav and Soul & Spice. He is also the author of the many bestselling books like My Indian Kitchen and Modern Indian Cooking, these books provide the simple yet extensive style of Hari’s dishes. He has been able to provide a new contemporary outlook on Indian Food, one that is creating an awareness of sorts in North America today.