Chef Sireesh Saxena graduated from IHM New Delhi in 1975. He worked in the hospitality industry for more than 39 years and superannuated as Vice President (Hotels) cum Corporate Chef for India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), which is running 22 properties in India.
He was responsible for catering to visiting Prime Ministers & Presidents of more than 150 countries. Also catered to large international & national conferences.
Among many awards won were the “Golden Hat” from ICF, the National Tourism Award for “Best Chef in 5 Star Category” bestowed by Hon’ble President of India and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Indian Culinary Forum
He is co-author of the book “Cookery For Hospitality Industry” printed by Cambridge University Press. He trained many hospitality professionals occupying high positions in the Industry. He has been on the jury for many Culinary Competitions, including India Skills.