Born and brought up in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Chef Raj’s passion for food came at a very young age when he was first introduced to cooking by his entire family. He graduated from IHM, Pusa in New Delhi before coming to the States. Prior to joining the team at Rasai, Chef worked in San Francisco focusing on the art of Modern Indian Cuisine. Chef Raj worked at August 1 Five and Rooh under the leadership of Manish Tyagi and Pujan Sarkar.
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