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Ranveer Brar Biography, recipes, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, restaurants, love story, Family, Life Story

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Ranveer Brar was born on 8 February 1978 in Lucknow, India into a Jatt Sikh family. His father’s name is Ishwar Singh and his mother’s name is Surinder Kaur.

He has expressed a lot of love toward foods from his early times. Ranveer was majorly inspired by the local Kebab vendors in his hometown, Lucknow.

After completing his primary education, he enrolled in the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Lucknow. He gained a lot of formal knowledge there about the culinary world.

legend of lucknow: Ranveer Brar

Ranveer Brar is a chef from Mumbai who has been cooking since he was a little boy. His love of cooking led him to create his own food show, Breakfast Express, which aired on TV for ten years. Brar’s new show on NDTV Good Times is called The Great Indian Rasoi where he cooks authentic regional Indian dishes.

Chef Ranveer Brar is one of India’s most recognisable faces in the food world. He has been in the cooking profession for over 20 years and has cemented his place as one of India’s best chefs.

At age 15, he cooked rajma the first time. His dad’s praises for his cooking sealed the deal. The first time he cooked rajma his father was the only other person in the house so he had no one to impress. Still, his father praised him for a job well done and that was all it took for him to take cooking seriously.

Ranveer Brar is a budding entrepreneur who first ventured into the food industry at the tender age of 17. After being inspired by his father, he joined kebab ustad Munir Ahmed to work for 6-7 months. He then decided to get some official help and completed his education in hospitality management at IHM Lucknow.

Chef Ranveer is a graduate of the prestigious Taj Management Training Programme and has quickly risen to the top. At only 25 years old, Chef Ranveer became the youngest executive chef in India. In his short career, he has already opened a total of seven restaurants for the Taj chain and has been awarded prestigious awards for his work.

Chef Ranveer Brar has always wanted to establish himself as an international chef and that’s exactly what he has done. With a stint at Taj, Radisson and Claridges in India, Chef Suri has now moved on to be the Executive Chef at BanQ, Boston.

He received many international acclaim for its food since it opened. It’s been won plenty of awards including the Best New Restaurant in the World by the magazine Wallpaper.

Receiving such international acclaim led to him being invited to cook at the James Beard House, NY of which he is currently an honorary member.

The James Beard House is a restaurant in New York City that is a mecca for foodies and chefs alike. Every year, the James Beard Foundation awards chefs who have made a significant impact on the world of cuisine.

Ranveer Brar stated, “I evolve every day and with it, my food evolves as well. My food is an expression of me. Adding to it, the cuisine that I serve is a sum total of what I feel, what I see, and what I learn which I try to put across in a very humble and subtle way,”

Ranveer Brar is a very successful entrepreneur and restaurateur in India. He has opened more than a dozen restaurants in the country, including some very famous ones such as The Flying Elephant, The Rummana Lounge, Jaipur House and many more. His dream restaurant would have to be a 50 to 60-seater with an open kitchen and unique name.

Early life & education:

Ranveer was born on 8th February 1978 in Lucknow, India. Ranveer was born in a Jatt Sikh family. Ishwar Sing & Surinder Kaur were his parents.

He was inspired by the local Kebab vendors in Lucknow at a young. It led him to pursue his love for food. His passion led him to volunteer as an apprentice to one of them Munir Ustad.

Ranveer Brar joined Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow for formal initiation in to the culinary word.
Ranveer married Pallavi Brar. The couple have a son named Ishaan.


Brar completed his education at IHM. After completion of education, he began his career at the Taj Hotel. He opened “Morisco” a seafood restaurant, “il Camino” an Italian restaurant and “Fishtail” a small open air barbeque eatery at Fort Aguada Beach Resort in Goa in 2001.

Ranveer Brar was a part of newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel, Noida in Delhi during 2003. At the age of 25, he became the youngest executive chef of his time in country.

He left for Boston, Massachusetts, United States. There, he opened “Banq” a fine Franco-Asian restaurant. Banq won numerous awards such as the Best New Restaurant in the World by the magazine “Wallpaper”

After that, he was appointed as Corporate Chef for the One World Hospitality Group, one of the oldest restaurant groups in Boston. He joined Novotel, Juhu Beach, Mumbai, as the senior Executive Chef.

Ranveer Brar designed & created an executive menu for the MTV India chain of restaurants, launched by Viacom 18 consumer products wing. FLYP @MTV, the first restaurant opened in Delhi in Mid-December 2015.

Ranveer Brar Marriage and Wife

Ranveer Brar is an engaged man who married his girlfriend and now wife Pallavi Brar. The couple fell in love many times before their marriage.

Even if they are dating for a long time and then decided to marry each other.  Ranveer and Pallavi were blessed with a cute son named Ishaan.

In an interview, Ranveer said that he wants his son to cook biryani before he turns 6 years. Further, the family loves to play with food, eat food, enjoy food, and everything with food.

Ranveer Brar’s Net Worth and Income

Ranveer Brar estimated net worth is $3 Million. He has numerous sources of his wealth such as cooking, advertisement, teaching cooking, etc.

However, he mainly earns from advertisements for food companies. Despite this, he has restaurants and hotels that could be also a source of his wealth.

Although, he didn’t value money in life because he believes in being rich by heart. As of the Forbes report, his 2019 income was 4.99 crores.

Awards and Recognitions

Ranveer Brar has achieved a lot of success in his biography. Below are the 10 major achievements he achieved in his life.

  • Ranveer became an honorable member of the James Beard Foundation.
  • He was featured by Marryam H Reshii in the book Celebrated Chefs of India.
  • Selected among the Indian top 50 chefs in the Indian Culinary Forum book.
  • In June 2015, he was appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Assocom Institute of Technology and Management (AIBTM).
  • In July 2015, he was again appointed as the first-ever Brand Ambassador of Philips Indian Kitchen Appliances.
  • He became the first Indian Brand Ambassador for Italy’s Bertolli Olive oil.
  • Back in October 2015, Ranveer was appointed as Brand Ambassadors for Go Cheese India.
  • Appointed as the Brand Friend for Swiss Army Knives pioneer Victorinox.
  • He was awarded Indian of the Year and TV Host of the year in 2017.
  • Also awarded LFEGS, Food Entertainer of the year for 2018.

These ten achievements are enough to describe him. However, he has successfully achieved many more awards. These great accomplishments make Ranveer Brar’s biography more inspirational.