Chef Brar, at the age of 25, became the youngest executive chef to own and operate “Chocolate Box”, a unique pastry shop with live chocolate making and customized chocolate design.
Chef Brar moved to Boston where he opened the restaurant Banq; a venture which won numerous awards, including “Best New Restaurant” by Wallpaper magazine. He also had the distinction of cooking at the James Beard House in New York City, of which he is an honorary member.
Kashmir, an Indian restaurant in Boston that won the prestigous “Best of Boston” award in 2010 also attributes its success to Chef Brar, who revamped its menu with creative and inspirational dishes.
After intensely challenging years in the United States, Chef Brar returned to India to work as the Executive Chef of Novotel Mumbai. Despite his youth, he has been recognized for his contribution to various cuisines by such institutions as the American Institute of Wine and Food, the Academy for International Culinary Arts, and the Mayor of Boston. He has also represented India at the WPF.