Kunal Chandra

Food Engineer/ Creative & Communications Manager New Delhi, India

Kunal Chandra is a food and beverage communications specialist and ideator.

He is passionate about food studies and subjects such as slow food, ethnobotany, food anthropology, food economy, food in art and literature, history of food, food journalism, nutrition and health, food and pop culture, sustainability, food democracy and food in film. He cooks and eats too.

Experience

Food & Beverage Engineer

Olive Bar & Kitchen Pvt. Ltd.

Currently works with Olive Bar & Kitchen Pvt. Ltd. which runs the iconic restaurant brands – Toast & Tonic, Monkey Bar, The Fatty Bao, Olive Beach, SodaBottleOpenerWala, Ek Bar, Guppy By Ai and more.

Intern

Slow Food International

The internship included extensive photography and work on the Slow Fish campaign, Raw Milk campaign and other international communication assignments.

Associate – Media, Marketing, Operations

Food Lovers, Hospitality Initiatives India Pvt Ltd

He was involved extensively on editorial content, food/ beverage research, business development, production of a food guide/ food awards, planning and executing culinary and wine events.

Trainee

The Park Hotel

Completed an Internship at The Park Hotel, Bangalore (India) and its award winning restaurant Italia.

Education

University of Gastronomic Sciences

Masters in Food Culture & Communications

Received a Masters Degree Cum Laude. His final dissertation detailed the process of recollecting memories via the medium of food and beverage.

Christ University

Bachelor of Hotel Management

Graduated with Distinction