Our unassuming Master Chef Nirmal Monteiro has quietly gone about his culinary journey over 3 decades building an enviable resume spanning the globe and mastery of diverse range of cuisines. But that’s only part of what makes him a superstar chef.
Chef Nirmal Noel Monteiro started his career in Mumbai, the most cosmopolitan city in India, where he was exposed to wide range of cuisines ranging from the traditional foods to the snacks and street food item from all over the country.
Many star chefs in India choose to train in international cuisine, but Chef Monteiro trained in the classical and traditional Indian methods of cooking and recipes. From the ancient Mughlai style to the Modern, he brings a touch of history to every dish he makes.
During the course of his thirty year career, he has honed both his culinary and restaurant management skills working his way to one of the key Chefs for Hotel President (Vivanta by Taj) in India, and the Head Indian Chef for the Hilton hotel group in Japan. He has also held Chef Positions in Italy and was a consultant for setting up an efficient kitchen service for the US troops in Iraq.
Most recently prior to his arrival at Nirmal’s, he was the Executive Chef /Head of Operations/Executive Director for three highly successful theme restaurants/bars in Mumbai.
Nirmal’s International Food and Restaurant experiences span multiple countries including India, Italy, Guam, Iraq, Switzerland, and Japan. He has been recognized for his work the world over.
After starting over 20 successful concepts around the world, Chef Nirmal Monteiro embarks on a journey of his own at Nirmal’s.