Chef P Soundararajan was honoured with Honoris Causa Award (Degree of Doctor of Literature) by Vels University, Chennai for his contribution in hospitality, and in particular – culinary industry.
The award was presented by APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India on 14th December 2011 on behalf of the Chancellor and Members of the Board of Vels University.
Chef @ National Media
Dr. Chef Soundararajan, Second Indian to receive Honorary Life Membership into the World Chefs organization.
Chef Soundarajan has been involved in the promotion of Indian Culinary Art and Culinary Heritage with workshops, training programs, and culinary competitions.
World Chefs is the global authority on food and is a recognized organization serving over 10 million chefs from 99 National Member countries.
‘Best Chef of the Year’ awarded by Ministry of Tourism
Dr. Chef Soundararajan, Best Chef of the Year special award for 2006-2007 by the Ministry of Tourism
Chef Soundarajan is the first Indian to present Indian ethnic cuisine at the Culinary Institute of America in New York and has introduced the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) chef certification in India.
Dr Chef Soundar @ Thanthi TV Show
Chef Soundar @ NDTV
Dr. Chef Soundararajan, interviewed by India’s Leading National News Channel NDTV
Chef Soundarajan speaks about his Most Popular Book “The Essential Culinary Guide“