Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

Updated: Jun 30, 2019, 11:45 IST
  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Chef Kelvin Cheung is the chef and owner of Bastian and One Street Over in Bandra. Born in Canada and raised in the United States, Cheung now lives in Mumbai 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Tiger Shroff, Krishna Shroff and Disha Patani

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung's father is a restaurateur, and while he started cooking at a very young age. Kelvin Cheung said that his first official job was in a restaurant as a dishwasher for his father's restaurant. Kelvin Cheung's father made him work his way up and prove himself before he was allowed to actually cook in the kitchen.

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Ananya Panday

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung was teaching at a culinary school in Chicago and one of his students was a Mumbai boy. Years later, he returned to his birthplace Toronto to open a restaurant. Everything was fixed. And suddenly, the landlord wanted to increase the security deposit. So he dropped it. 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Janhvi Kapoor

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    As luck would have it, forty-eight hours later, Kelvin Cheung got a call from the same student to work on a super-expensive and cool place that no one had done in India. It was three in the morning, and he asked him to call him later. The student called up again at five and said he had the owner on the line. Kelvin said he gave the interview in his underwear. 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Khushi Kapoor

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    In March 2019, Shilpa Shetty became a joint partner of the restaurant along with chef Kelvin Cheung. Shetty said, "I have eaten all over the world, but the menu here is innovative. I decided to invest in this place because I love the brand's character. Food is made from scratch here. There is special attention paid to the produce and fresh ingredients."

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Shilpa Shetty Kundra

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung says that to open a restaurant in Mumbai is not difficult, finding what works is. He says that it is probably one of the most difficult places in the world. There's so much to look at — sourcing issues, staff, work culture. Plus, in Bandra or Colaba, the overhead is triple.

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Aditi Rao Hydari

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung is as famous for his Spicy Crab Thermidor as for his trademark Sunday sightings with celebrities

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Malaika Arora

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung is known to be a taskmaster in the kitchen, making employees do burpees (squat thrusts) every time they make a mistake

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Priyanka Chopra 

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung has the sensibilities of a nutritionist and plans meals for his celeb friends. The menu offers gluten-free, lactose-free and vegan options. Bastian also has stuff for everyone. Those who want to indulge are also able to.

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Parineeti Chopra

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    In love with India and Indian food, Chef Kelvin Cheung specialises in gluten-free food and gourmet cuisine. 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Yasmin Karachiwala and Katrina Kaif

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung hosted a web series 'You Got Chef'd' on YouTube. The web show was about creating gourmet versions of some popular dishes, paired with scotch whisky cocktails, alongside his celebrity friends. 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Athiya Shetty

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung loves to eat Japanese while prefers to cook Chinese food. He loves the concept of sustainable food

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Sachin Tendulkar

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung loves to make and eat soup and broth-based dishes because there are many childhood memories associated with them 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Anil Kapoor

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung loves feeding people and it is more rewarding for him to see people savour the food he cooks

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Karan Johar

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung won a few cooking championships when he was at a culinary school at Kendall College in Chicago

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Rakul Preet and Rhea Chakraborty

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung speciality is Kel cakes. The Kelcake is a tall cake that comes in different versions like brown butter sponge, coconut mousse, roasted pineapple, passion-fruit curd, pretzels, sea salt caramel and marshmallow. 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Mrunal Thakur

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung's Instagram account not only features celebrities but also cute photos of his son and wife

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Lilly Singh

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung wants to travel to major cities and eat off the beaten path in remote places of India, China etc to discover recipes and techniques and even ingredients 

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Mithila Palkar

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung keeps updated his followers with his CrossFit videos

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Soha Ali Khan

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  • Bandra chef Kelvin Cheung is popular among Mumbai celebrities

    Kelvin Cheung is the most popular chef because he alters recipes according to celebrities like and needs and cravings and more so because he takes their health into consideration

    In picture: Kelvin Cheung with Rannvijay Singh

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Ask any paparazzo in the city to pick a celebrity hotspot, and Bastian will be on their list. Headed by Chinese-Canadian chef Kelvin Cheung, Bastian, and One Street, however, serve flavours that don't just please the stars but other mortals, too. Seemingly, Cheung is often spotted with various Bollywood celebs that head to his restaurant for a yum-fest. Check out these pictures. All pictures/Kwelvin Cheung Instagram

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