Vikas Khanna is a great chef and hails from Amritsar . Khanna began developing recipes at a very young age and opened Lawrence Gardens Banquets to host weddings and family functions when he was 17. He graduated from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in 1991.
Recently, during an interview about his food distribution drive in India during the Covid-19 induced lockdown has won praise online.
The 48-year old chef, who in April started an initiative to distribute dry ration to old-age homes, orphanages and leprosy centres in India amid the pandemic, was speaking about the drive when the BBC anchor suggested that the chef understood the pangs of hunger since he did not hail from a rich family.
The anchor said “You’ve cooked for the Obamas, you’ve been on TV show with Gordon Ramsay. But it wasn’t always that way, was it? You’re not from a rich family. So, I dare say, you understand how precarious it can be in India,” .
To his statement, maintaining a calm demeanor, replied, “No, I am from Amritsar, everyone gets fed there in the langars. My sense of hunger came from New York.”
Checkout his video below:
Netizens appreciated Chef Khanna , as soon as the video got viral.
Have a look at some compliments below: