Chef Manish Kusumwal | Corporate Chef | Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd. – Keys Hotels |


Name :-Manish Kusumwal

Favourite Restaurant(s) :-No one in particular, Prefer local street food which ever city I am travelling to.

Favourite Dessert(s) :-Jalebi with rabri

Favourite Drink(s) :-Chamomile Vodka Cooler / Chilled beer on a hot summer day.


What inspired you to become a chef?

My passion to feed people with good food and see happy faces.



What is the one cuisine that you are most comfortable cooking? Enjoy the most

Mostly Grills & BBQ.  It could be Indian/Continental / Oriental



When are you happiest at work?

When it’s a full house at the restaurants and all the guests go happy.



Do you have any advice for someone wanting to become a chef?

If you can afford to be selfless go for it, because cooking is an like an art where you perform for others satisfaction.



Which is your favorite home cooked food?

Home style mutton curry




ABOUT Manish Kusumwal | Corporate Chef | Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd. – Keys Hotels |


With a hotel management degree from IHMCT & AN, Chennai, He brings an experience of over 22 years in the F&B industry. His expertise lies in planning as well as execution and have managed kitchens, restaurants as well as events. He is skilled at handling operations – which can be applied to a large event, a catering requirement, a lifestyle soiree or day-to-day running of a kitchen or restaurant. He has also been an adviser for several restaurants, hotels and QSRs. Recruitment and training have been an integral part of his role across assignments. He has been known as a people’s person and enjoy working with teams, interacting with clients, networking with people across the board.