Jaskaran Gujral

In the vibrant tapestry of India’s culinary landscape, Jaskaran Singh Gujral stands as a beacon of innovation, seamlessly blending classical techniques with modern flair. Currently serving as the Director of Culinary at Radisson Blu Goa Resort, Gujral’s journey from humble beginnings to culinary excellence is as inspiring as it is delectable.

Gujral’s odyssey began at the prestigious Oberoi School of Learning and Development (OCLD), where he honed his skills and ignited his passion for the culinary arts. His trajectory took him to the sunny shores of Goa as part of the inaugural team at the first Planet Hollywood Resort in India, where he embraced the challenge of introducing a touch of Hollywood glamour to local cuisine.

Continuing his ascent, Gujral joined the pre-opening team at Le Méridien Goa, a Marriott property, as a Sous Chef, where he showcased his expertise in marrying global flavors with regional influences. His journey led him to IHG hotels, where he served as an Executive Sous Chef, solidifying his reputation as a culinary maverick.


Gujral’s culinary prowess reached new heights when he became part of historic events such as the opening of the Statue of Unity and the Gujarat Vibrant Summit, where he had the honor of catering to esteemed dignitaries including the Prime Ministers of Kazakhstan and Denmark.

Recognized for his exceptional talent, Gujral was awarded the title of Young Chef of the Year in India, a testament to his dedication and creativity in the kitchen. His journey continued as he assumed leadership roles at Crowne Plaza Gurgaon, IHG Hotel’s flagship property in South West Asia, where he was not only acclaimed as a Young Hotelier in India but also nominated for the prestigious Power 25 Culinary award in 2022.

Gujral’s culinary journey is marked by milestones that reflect his commitment to excellence and innovation. From serving dignitaries like the Vice President of India and the Chief Minister of Haryana to launching acclaimed dining destinations such as Kaansa, a modern Indian restaurant featured in NDTV’s Best Places to Eat, and Artisans Atelier, a bakery shop that tantalizes taste buds with artisanal delights, Gujral has consistently pushed boundaries and delighted palates.

Now, as the Director of Culinary at Radisson Blu Goa Resort, Gujral is set to embark on his next culinary adventure with the launch of the tasting menu at GRECO, the resort’s awarded Greek restaurant. With dishes like Cinnamon Braised Lamb Shank, Greek Tomato and Feta Risotto, Greek Ekmek with Pistachios, and the GRECO Special Olive Bread served with house paprika spice butter and olive tapenade, Gujral invites diners to savor the flavors of Greece amidst an ambiance reminiscent of the idyllic shores of Mykonos.

As Gujral continues to push the boundaries of culinary innovation, his journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring chefs and food enthusiasts alike, proving that with passion, perseverance, and a dash of creativity, the possibilities in the kitchen are truly endless.

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