Chef Pawan Bisht is currently the Corporate Chef Fat cat bistro New Delhi. He started cooking at the young age of 14 at a small village named Chhoi in Ramnager of Nainital district (Uttrakhand), as he used to stay away from home and he enjoyed cooking for himself and his friends since then. Later he realised that he wants to make his passion into his profession. He now has an experience of over 10 years in the industry.
Chef Pawan joined IHM Mumbai straight out of school, and trained in Kitchen Operations for three years under one of India’s finest chefs Chef Vernon Coelho . Post this he was selected Olive Bar and kitchens very selective Chef Training programme in New Delhi , under Chef Sabyasachi Gorai guidance, where he gained experience at Olive at the Qutab and Olive Beach.
Post the programme, Pawan was the officiating head Chef at Olive Beach , New Delhi where he also showcased his talent and skill at the different festivals held at Olive - French festival, Greek festival, Swedish festival, and the season of Spain (under Spanish Master chef Nuria Rodriguez Parra) and the Middle eastern season. He also travelled to Singapore along for Food and Hotels Asia in April 2012 as a part of the Indian delegation of Chefs to represent India.
In 2013 Chef Pawan assisted with the opening of Soda bottle openerwala and garnered valuable pre opening experience. For this he extensively travelled through Mumbai and explored all the different cuisines in Mumbai - Parsi, Irani, Mohd Ali Road, Colaba cuisine.
In 2015 Chef Pawan launched Junglee Billee in New Delhi, as the Executive Chef. Junglee Bille is based on Mumbai, Konkan, Malvani and Gujrati cuisine in a modern way. He is a lover of local produce, so you will see the use of locally available fresh and healthy ingredients in his cooking.
He loves to experiment with new cuisines. European cuisine is his strength but his heart lies in regional cuisines. Known for his skills and professionalism, Chef Pawan is a popular and one of the most promising name in the industry now