Vikas Khanna Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Vikas Khanna

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BIRTHDAY 14 November, 1971
BIRTH PLACE Amritsar , Punjab
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2017) 46 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Scorpio
HEIGHT in centimeters- 184 cm
in meters- 1.84 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 167.55 lbs
Last Updated on : November 14, 2017

More Professions : Restaurateur Philanthropist Writer

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

46 years, 1 month, 1 day old age Vikas Khanna will turn 47 on 14 November, 2018. Only 10 months, 29 days, 12 hours, 3 minutes has left for his next birthday.


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About   Edit

Vikas Khanna was born on 14-11-1971 in Amritsar in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Chef, Restaurateur, Philanthropist & Writer.

Career

Vikas Khanna was born in Amritsar and from a very age, he developed an interest in cooking. From an early age, he decided that he will build a professional career in this field only. He was born with a misaligned legs and feet and got it fixed when he was 13. He to pursue his interest in cooking started learning to cook dishes from his grandmother. He obtained his graduate degree in Hotel Management from Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration. He after the completion of his graduation established an event called Saanch.
 
He began his professional career by joining Leela Group of Hotels and then eventually worked with the Welcome group, and Taj Group of Hotels. After working at various places, he finally started his own restaurant called Junoon in New York in the year 2010. The restaurant has received various positive reviews and has been felicitated with Michelin Star for 6 consecutive years.   
 
He is known as a well-known cookbook author and has penned down some of the most exclusive cooking books that world have ever witnessed. Among all the books that he has penned down some of the books which received worldwide recognition include Modern Indian Cooking, Savour Mumbai, World Feast - My Favourite Kitchen, and "Shaken & Stirred- A Non-Alcoholic Drinks Book" among others. He rose to stardom after he penned down a 1200 page book called "UTSAV- A Culinary Epic of Indian Festivals". The book is among the most expensive books written ever as it costs INR 8 lakhs per copy. The book weighs 16kg. The book has been penned with gold ink. He gifted the copies of his books to personalities like Dalai Lama, Indian PM Narendra Modi, and Hillary Clinton. 
 
He has hosted a range of cook shows. Since 2nd season, he has been hosting MasterChef India. He also hosted Twist of Taste for four seasons and also appeared as a guest judge on MasterChef Australia. He has also made his appearance on the famous show called Nokia Lumia: Your Wish Is My App. In addition to the small screen, he has also appeared in the documentary film series of Holy Kitchens. 
 
He has worked for various fundraising events and has established his own foundation called “SAKIV” (South Asian Kid's Infinite Vision). He has also been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of a foundation called Smile Foundation and has raised about 1milion USD for the organization. 


Family Relatives and Relation

He was born to Davinder and Bindu Khanna. He has a sister named Radhika and a brother named Nishant Khanna. 

Shocking / Interesting Facts

  • Vikas’ documentary called Kitchens of Gratitude which focuses on the healing power of food and its association with world religions was released during the Cannes Film Festival in May 2016. This documentary marks Vikas’ debut as a director.
  • Vikas was inspired by his grandmother who loved to cook, and her kitchen became a part of his foundational training.
  • Khanna has been linked up with Shipra Khanna, the winner of the second season of Master Chef India.
  • He bought a house across from the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
  • Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna voted one of the Sexiest Men Alive by People magazine.
  • He was named men of the year by GQ in 2012.


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