Dr VARINDER SINGH RANA - FAMOUS CHEF FROM INDIA IS AWARDED THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARD ACROSS WORLD GASTRONOMY - Ambassadors of Taste for the Global Gastronomy® Gold Medal 2020 & 2021
Chef Dr Varinder Singh Rana is the Dean of School of Hotel Management, Airlines and Tourism, CT University Ludhiana, Punjab (India).
I am extremely honored to receive this recognition from the Ambassadors of Taste for the Global Gastronomy® organization & guide. This honorary title Ambassadors of Taste for the Global Gastronomy® Gold Medal 2020 & 2021 encourages me to promote the regional cuisines of India and continue my mission of expanding local tastes and at the same time contribute to the achievement of a sustainable gastronomy and cultural heritage preservation, core values of the Ambassadors of Taste® organization. I am thrilled to be part of this great global team and receiving this recognition, that seems to be the most prestigious award across world gastronomy.
Chef Dr Varinder Singh Rana received Doctorate (PhD) in Hospitality from Amity University, Noida and postgraduate in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from St Peters University, Chennai and obtained his Bachelors in Hotel Management from Bangalore University in 2001.
19 years of experience in Academia and Industry. Provided services to Lovely Professional University, Punjab Tourism Development Corporation and various reputed hotels. Have seven Limca Records in account.
General Secretary of Chefs Association of Five Rivers which is the nodal body of Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA).
Member of Board of Management and Academic Council of GNA University and Board of Studies member of various Universities.
Authored 12 books and 21 Research papers. Served as head chef to honourable President of India and President of Republic of Afghanistan during their visit to Punjab. Certified Master trainer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Awarded by Phagwara Administration for outstanding professional work in 2017.
Star Achiever Award for regional culinary development from Indian Federation of Culinary Associations.
Honoured by Tourism Minister of Punjab for initiating a Bakery Unit at Central Jail, Ludhiana. Presence as Jury of Master Chef Punjabi-A Cookery Reality Show of DD National Punjabi. Cooking shows on National Television. Represented State of Punjab in Republic day Celebration at Red Fort, New Delhi. Jury in ICF and IFCA events at National and International Level. He has been awarded with Best Culinary Educator award by Indian Federation of Culinary Association (A Nodal Body of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India). Won Two silver Medals and one bronze medal for Republic of India (Our Nation) at International Culinary Challenge, Uzbekistan where 22 countries participated. Associated with many projects of Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board (PHTPB).