Gaggan Anand is an Indian Chef, owner and Executive chef of the progressive Indian restaurant named Gaggan in Bangkok, Thailand. Initially, he was interested in music rather than cooking, he has also played drums in local rock bands. He started his cooking career after finishing his catering course in Trivandrum, he joined as a trainee in Taj Groups.
He initially started his career as trainee in Taj Groups. Later, he quit the job in Taj and went to Bangkok and started working in a restaurant named Red, that specialized in Indian cuisine. From there he served as the first Indian Chef to intern with Ferran Adria’s research team at elBulli and has working at many other restaurant. However, he was not satisfied and frustrated because the businesses ‘just didn’t want anything different’. So, he started his own restaurant, ‘Gaggan’.
He opened the restaurant in the year 2010 and from that time it has been selected as one of the ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ by Restaurant magazine. In 2014, it was rated 17th globally and in 2015 & 2016 the restaurant was named the best restaurant in Thailand. The restaurant was placed 10th in 2015 and 23rd in 2016, in the Restaurant magazine. Further Anand, has also planned to start a restaurant in Fukudo, Japan, that has seating capacity of only 10 and opens only on weekends.
- Name: Gaggan Anand
- Nick Name: Gaggan
- Profession: Chef, restaurant owner
- Age: 37 years
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Pui
- Children: Tara
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