Chef Manish Mehrotra and Chef Shantanu Mehrotra

Indian Accent offers an inventive approach to Indian cuisine. Its path breaking menu has been designed by Chef Manish Mehrotra. He reinterprets nostalgic Indian dishes with an openness towards global techniques and influences. Manish has been called the most exciting modern Indian chef in the world today and was awarded #1 Chef in India by Culinary Culture Co.

Having started his career in Mumbai as part of Ananda Solomon's team at the Thai Pavilion of the Taj Hotels, he joined Old World Hospitality in 2000 and has been with the company ever since.

Manish is passionate about his craft, his knowledge of ingredients and their origins is immense. He is an inspiration to aspiring young chefs today.

He lives in New Delhi with his daughter. Manish enjoys watching movies, cricket matches and cooking for his daughter, Adah, who is a foodie and loves prawns.

Manish is an enthusiastic reader & has a collection of more than 1200 Cookbooks from across the globe.

Chef Manish Mehrotra, Indian Accent

Awards & Recognitions

  • No. 1 Chef In India- Food Superstars by Culinary Culture Co
  • No. 1 Chef In India- The Economic Times 2018
  • Culinary Excellence - Hello Hall Of Fame 2018
  • CHEF OF THE YEAR - EazyDiner Foodie Awards 2017
  • CHEF OF THE YEAR - Living Foods Powerlist Awards 2016
  • Winner Foodistan- NDTV Good Times
  • American Express- Best Chef Of The Year
  • Best Chef Vir Sanghvi Award- HT City Crystal Awards
  • Gourmet Guru Of India- Food & Night Life Magazines
  • Excellence Award For Shining- The World's Spotlight On India
  • Condé Nast Traveller India- Readers Travel Awards

Chef Shantanu Mehrotra works with EHV International as an Executive Chef at Indian Accent New Delhi & New York. He has been associated with the Old World Hospitality Group since 1999 and is a seasoned culinary professional with over a decade of experience.

Chef Shantanu has worked with all of the group's major restaurants; Delhi 'O' Delhi, The All American Diner, Chor Bizarre, Oriental Octopus, and Drift. He had also greatly contributed to the conference and banquet facilities at Habitat World (Indian Habitat Centre), and Epicentre, Gurgaon.

Chef Shantanu has played an important role in conceptualizing and developing brand Indian Accent and has been Excutive Chef from day one.

Chef Shantanu Mehrotra, Indian Accent

Awards & Recognitions

  • Part of the opening team- Indian Accent & The All American Diner
  • Food Concept Development - Indian Accent & The All American Diner
  • Jiggs Kalra Award recipient - Top Chef Awards 2014
  • Participant- The World Gourmet Summit