Wednesday, 25 March 2020

THANKS NOTE!!!


It is a pleasure to convey my gratitude to the people who contributed in different ways to the culinary journey of mine.

I would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Atul Chana (General Manager, welcome heritage Balsamand Lake Palace, Jodhpur) and Executive Chef Z.A.Khan (Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur) for their supervision, advice and guidance in the very early stage of my carrier. Thank you, Sir for giving me the opportunity to work with you. I also thank you for the knowledge shared by you which helped me to do better. I am very thankful to ( My Guru) Chef Govardhan Sharma and Chef kanhaiya Lal for their love and support, they are the true master of Rajasthani cuisine I have learnt a lot from them. 

I would like to thanks Chef Yogen Dutta (Executive Chef, The Oberoi New, Delhi) Late Chef Pankaj Mehra (Executive Sous Chef, The Oberoi, New Delhi) Chef Sushant Patil (Senior Sous Chef, The Oberoi, New Delhi) you were always approachable and you have given me many opportunities for which I will be ever thankful. I am very thankful to Chef Chandan and Chef Y.M.Narayan for their love and support, I have learnt a lot from them.

My special thanks to late Chef Pankaj Mehra for sharing his vast Indian culinary knowledge and his guidance. 

I would like to thank Mr. Atanu Day (General Manager, Park Plaza, Noida) Chef Vikas Pal (Executive Chef, Park Plaza, Noida) for giving me opportunity to open the NTC all day dining restaurants, where I sharpened my culinary knowledge to the new dimensions.

My special thanks to Chef Ravi Saxena (Cooperate Chef, The Claridges, New Delhi) Chef Neeraj Tyagi (Executive Chef, The Claridges, New Delhi) for their unconditional support, good advice and encouragement. They gave me chance to work for Indian speciality restaurant Dhaba, where I had done various food festival and promotions.

My special thanks to Mr. Vella Ramaswamy (General Manager, Kempinski Ambience Hotel, Delhi) Thank you sir for giving me freedom to open the Beautiful Indian Speciality restaurant Dilli32 and for the trust and confidence that you have shown in me, which helped me to work to the best of my ability.

My Special thanks to Mr. Puneet Singh (General Manager, Kempinski Ambience Hotel, Delhi) Thank you sir for your guidance and support. Thank you for sending me to Indonesia Kempinski for the Indian food Festivals “Colours of India” & Ciragan Palace, Istanbul, Turkey to cater Mr. Narang and Mr. Goenka Family wedding ceremony. It was a plateform to show case my culinary skill to overseas.

My Special thanks to Mr. Jaideep Anand (Currently Vice President, pre opening hotel, The Leela) Sir, you sent me to the various culinary destinations all across in India for the culinary trip, which helped me to curate and organised various food festival at Dilli32. It’s helped me to come across with our culinary heritage and got a chance to explored the various accept and diversity of Indian regional cuisine of India.

My Special thanks to Mr. Varun Chhibber (Currently General Manager, The Leela Ambience Guru gram) Sir, you are a man with noble heart, you believe in self, believe in people, believe in quality work. Sir, I must say you inspired us a lot and thank you for that. Sir, in your tenure I got another opportunity to successfully converted Dilli32 to a Pan Indian restaurant earlier it was specialised in Awadhi cuisine.

My special thanks to Mr. Ashish Kumar Rai (Our current General Manager, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi) to motivate me always to deliver the best. Sir, your passion for Indian food inspired me to look the food from its other aspect too this helped me to add more value to it I am very thankful to you always for our guidance and support. 

My special thanks to Chef Rohit Tokhi (Executive Chef, The Leela Place, Chennai) Thank you chef, without your guidance and valuable advice it was difficult to achieve my targets. You were always approachable and you have given many opportunities for which I will be grateful. What I achieved in my culinary life it’s all because of you.

I would like to thank Chef Rajiv Vimal (Executive Chef, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi) Thanks chef for your help and support and guidance.

I would like to thank, my kitchen teams and colleagues of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi for their love support and teamwork.

I want to express my heartfelt thanks to Ms. Marryam H Reshii of Times city food for awarding Dilli32 as ‘The Noteworthy Newcomer - North Indian’ Times Food and Nightlife Award 2014 and for your inspiration and great motivation. Maa'm you always prised my work, I am very thankful for all you love and blessings.

I would like to thank all the food critics for their wonderful write up’s for Dilli32.

It’s my regards and gratitude to Mr. Rahul Verma. Sir you praised my work very much thank you for encouraging and motivating me always. Warm regards to Maa'm …..

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Mr. Maneesh Shrivastava, Mr.Vickrham Vicky and Ms. Priyanka, Mr. Nikhil Chawla, Ms. Ari Singh, Mr. Pawan Soni, Tikku paji for all your love and support for Dilli32. You are the people who not only praised my work but always motivate me to delivered the best. I am very grateful to all the food bloggers for their wonderful write up’s for Dilli32.

I am very thankful to you Mr. Maneesh you always guided me like a big brother. I am very grateful to have you in my life.

I gratefully acknowledge Ms. Mahua Das of MKN India for giving me her full support in research, Development, Standardization, and Demonstration of new line Combi ovens for making the Indian dishes and recipes.

I would like to thanks my dearest friends Chef Anant Shrivastava,Chef Vikram, Chef Rahul Shiravstva, Chef Arun and Chef Veer Pratap Singh Parihar for theri unconditional help and support whenever I needed. They helped me in numerous ways to move forward in my life.

I would also like to thanks two of my school friends Ms. Debolina Das Gupta and Ms. Seema Rai chakravorty to encourage me to write food stories; they provided me with various valuable ideas in short periods of time whenever I needed. Their advice always helped me to move to greater heights. My, Gratitude to them is immense.

It is my pleasure to express my gratitude to my elder brother Mr. Bipin Bihari Singh (IRS) for suggesting me to do Hotel management course. Thanks Bhaiya, you are always as inspiration to me.

I am grateful to my Fufaji Prof. R. K. Singh, retired Director Science and Technology (Jharkhand Government) for supporting me during my Hotel Management course.

I am grateful to my Elder brother Bind Bihari Singh Assistant General Manager HR, JP Golf Resort Noida who always guided my life whenever required.

It is a pleasure to express my gratitude to my Mother-in-law and brother-in-law, for taking care of my son Shreyas very well when my wife was admitted to hospital in Delhi.

I thank all my cousin (Special thanks to my childhood friend Mr. Rakesh Kumar Singh & Rana kanishka) and relative for all their immense support and help.

Thanks Neeraj for designing and developing such wonderful website pakshalaindia.com.

I want to express my appreciation to my wonderful parents. My parents deserve special thanks for giving me the very best that they could. Thanks to my father, Shri Bimleshwar Prasad Singh for all the interest that he has shown in my education. Thanks to my mother, Shrimati Parvati Devi for her affection and gentleness toward me, for caring me, my wife and my son for constant prayers. They are my constant source of information, elucidation, support, encouragements and affection during my journey of life...… I thank my younger brother, Mr. Abinash Kumar Singh and younger sister, Ms. Arunima Singh for all their immense support and help.

I am extremely thankful to my wife Sangita for the understanding and patience that she has shown to me.

My wonderful son Shreyas, I consider myself very lucky for having him in my life.

Above all, I thank My guests, I thank god the almighty for being with me always and leading me on…

Ashwani...….

4 comments:

  1. Hey Chef ! thank you for mention here...I am feeling proud to have work with you and ... You are a real gem for Indian culinary stage wish I you more luck and successful future life ahead. Cheers!!

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    1. Thank you Chef it was a pleasure working with you!!!!

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  2. Lucky to had you in my team . never had to worry about the quality, authenticity delivery and execution of Indian Cuisine in my hotel kitchens . ultimate support to me . You are the best Indian cuisine Chef I have ever worked with . A great leader and mentor . there are thousands of chefs who seek your help and you provide them all support without an expectation of any favour . Best Chef !

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    1. Thank You Chef, it means a lot!!! You are the best.

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