Renowned Chef Vikas Khanna launched his biography “Buried Seeds” on November 20, 2017, at Le Cordon Bleu School of Hospitality GD Goenka University. Chef Vikas Khanna is an award-winning Michelin Starred Indian Chef, restaurateur, cook, book writer, filmmaker, humanitarian and judge of Master Chef India.
Buried Seeds is a timeless story of struggle, passion, willpower, failure, and rise. It recreates his childhood, finding comfort in his grandmother’s kitchen and follows the journey of immigrant enduring overwhelming obstacles and pain in achieving his dreams.
“The book is all about my journey from Punjab where I grew up, my years in Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Manipal University, where I studied to become a Chef, and thereafter, all ups and downs, I have been through to become what I’m today. My life has been like a seed which had to be buried to grow into a tree” and so the title of the book.” said Vikas.
Prof. Dr. Y. G. Tharakan, Dean, Le Cordon Bleu School of Hospitality said, “A recipe has no soul, you must bring soul to the recipe, Chef Vikas Khanna has strived hard to learn this art of giving soul to his recipes.”
Christmas Cake Mixing Ceremony
In order to commemorate the visit of Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna, Le Cordon Bleu School of Hospitality GD Goenka University organized a Christmas cake mixing ceremony. An interesting array of fruits, nuts, and spices with bottles of Wine, Rum, Whisky and Brandy were arranged in the pattern of the university emblem. The Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, and Deans along with Chef Vikas Khanna initiated the ritualistic process of mixing fruits in festivities style followed world over as a harbinger of good tidings and happiness.