Chef Pawan Kumar Lal | The Resort | Mumbai |


Name :-Pawan Kumar Lal

Signature Dish(es) :-Veg Kakori

Awards & Recognitions :-Committee member of W.I.C.A & Judged various Cooking Competitions

Favourite Restaurant(s) :-China House (Grand Hyatt)

Favourite Dessert(s) :-Stuffed Rabri POORI (OWN SIGNATURE DISH)

Favourite Drink(s) :-Butter Milk


What inspired you to become a chef?

My mom inspired me to be a chef. I always see her making new dishes for me and that’s what encouraged me.



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

Cooking Indian cuisine is what I enjoy the most.



 Is there a chef you admire the most? Who and why?

Chef Harun, I admire him the most. He taught me do best and to leave rest on god.



​What have been the key drivers for the success of your journey?

Planning and Follow-up.



Which is your favorite home cooked food?

Dal Khichdi with spring onion and Aloo Bhujia.

ABOUT Pawan Kumar Lal | The Resort | Mumbai |


Chef Pawan Kumar Lal is the Executive Chef at ‘The Resort’ – Mumbai. He joined The Resort in the year 1999 with great enthusiasm and has been treating the customers with exquisite cuisines since then. Chef Pawan as an expert offers World Cuisines that include Indian & Mughlai, South Indian, Chinese, and Sea Food. He personally loves to cook and serve Indian, Chinese & Mexican cuisines.

Talking about his culinary skills, Chef Pawan is a passionate, creative and highly motivated food service professional with nearly 16 years’ experience in hospitality industry.