Reetu Uday Kugaji

I am presently working as a Speciality Chef with www.Percept,, Oxygen Infotainment and and as a Food Author with, , ,, and Hospitality and Food Consultant, Speciality Chef and Food Author at, Chef, Food Author & Food Expert at Food Author & Food expert at Chef Consultant and Culinary Expert at “FITMAG”

I own my personal website :

I run a Facebook page “Food For Thought by Chef Mrs Reetu Uday Kugaji”.

I also have a Facebook group “Knowledge is Wisdom” wherein my students and I share a lot of Current / Latest trends in Hospitality, Food, Food Styling, Food Plating and Food Photography.

I am a member of Western India Culinary Association (WICA)

Also, I am into writing recipes both Desi that’s Indian & Videshi that’s International and articles for various online and offline publications.

In the past ,I have worked as a Program Head- Culinary Arts, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh at the ITM Institute of Hotel Management, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.

In the past, I have also contributed as an Associate Professor at D. Y. Patil University, School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies, Navi Mumbai. At the D.Y.Patil University and Stadium, I had been into the menu planning and have prepared the most delectable and exotic cuisines for the Former Hon. President Of India Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Tai Patil, “The God of Cricket”Mr. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, “The Great Wall of Indian Cricket” Mr. Rahul Dravid and various other dignitaries and eminent personalities. Intricately prepared cuisine designed to capture a delicious and exciting range of flavours, textures and aromas. Handled Special Food Preparations for IPL matches, T 20-20, International Cricket Matches at the D.Y. Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. So I have cooked the most delectable cuisines for small to very large numbers.

With 20 + years of experience in the world of culinary, I believe that food is like oxygen to me. Food for me is God. I am privileged to be a Chef and a Mentor.I believe that the food that I cook / prepare should not only touch the hearts but also the souls of the people relishing it.