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Vij: A Chef's One-Way Ticket to Canada with Indian Spices in His Suitcase by [Vij, Vikram]
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“A terrific and deeply personal culinary journey from a great chef.” Anthony Bourdain
“Vikram has forged his life and career through hard work, the weight of real risk, a natural sense and flair for Indian flavours and above all else the character and personal charm to keep people flooding to his restaurants. Game well played, my friend and colleague.” Mark McEwan, celebrity chef, restaurateur, and bestselling author of Great Food at Home
“An inspiring and moving memoir! Vikram is a passionate chef and entrepreneur who has redefined Indian cuisine and built a first-class food empire.” Arlene Dickinson, bestselling author of All In and Persuasion
“An incredibly honest story of an Indian immigrant’s tough entrepreneurial road to success in Canada. Vij captures the essence of the very determined, passionate, talented, and charismatic life of celebrity chef Vikram Vij.” Peter and Chris Neal, founders of Neal Brothers Foods

About the Author

VIKRAM VIJ was born in India and grew up in Amritsar and Mumbai. He studied hotel management in Salzburg, Austria, before moving to Canada to work at the Banff Springs Hotel. He opened the original fourteen-seat Vij's Restaurant in 1994, has appeared on many television shows, and regularly cooks for events, including the James Beard Awards gala in New York. A certified sommelier, he is passionate about pairing wines with Indian food. In addition to running Vij’s Restaurant, Vikram is the chef and owner of My Shanti by Vikram Vij and co-author of three bestselling cookbooks. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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  • File Size: 51296 KB
  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Canada (March 21, 2017)
  • Publication Date: March 21, 2017
  • Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,696,569 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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