Chef Asish Kumar Roy
Vivanta Kolkata, EM Bypass
With 28 years of culinary experience under his belt, Asish Kumar Roy stepped in as Executive Chef of The Gateway Hotel Em Bypass Kolkata in 2012, after serving as Executive Chef at Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, since 2008. Chef Roy was Executive Sous Chef at Taj Bengal, Kolkata prior to joining Rambagh Palace as Executive Chef. He also holds bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Calcutta.
Recognized as an Emerging Leader of Taj, Roy joined the Taj leadership program in June of 2008. Roy’s impressive resume includes serving as the Head Chef at Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi’s party at Raj Bhawan, Calcutta in February 2007, and serving as Chef-in-Charge of the War Ship at the prestigious fleet review for President of India, held at Visakhapatnam in February 2006.
An accomplished chef, Roy has won numerous medals in culinary competitions and was selected as one of Ten Best Continental Chefs of Taj group of Hotels back in 2001. Chef Roy was also awarded “Silver Hat Chef” Award by the Indian Culinary Forum. Roy has also appeared on TV and participated in several international food festivals around the country.
Roy received a TD Diploma in Cookery from IHM, Calcutta and a Certificate in Food Principle in Cookery from City Guild, London. He also holds a P.G. Diploma in Hotel Management, 1st Class.