Imitiaz Qureshi

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Birthday
2, 1931
Birthplace
Lucknow, India
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1931 (age 88)
Birthplace
Lucknow, India

About

Chef and restaurateur best known for creating the Bukhara restaurant, which is part of the luxury hotel chain ITC Hotels. He is widely credited with reviving the "dum pukht" method of Pakistani cooking. 

Before Fame

He began his culinary career with the catering company Krishna Caterers.

Trivia

In 2016, he became the first chef ever to receive the Padma Shri award from the government of India. 

Family Life

He has children named Ashfaque, Ishtiyaque, Irfan, Ehsan and Imran. 

Associated With

He has cooked for former Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.