Meet the chef

Variety is the spice of life and our gourmet chef has experienced plenty of life in various kitchens all over the world over the past 15 years. Shailendra Kothiyal was born in Dehra Dun, India, but he has a real passion for Thai food. He has worked in various Thai restaurants and learnt from some of the best Thai chefs in the world. Some of the most well-known restaurants that Shailendra has worked at include the Red Hot World Buffet and Bar, Las Iguana, the Horseshoe restaurant and numerous places across the UK.

Creativity is very much at the forefront of chef Shailendra’s philosophy. He believes in using only the very best ingredients in his carefully crafted dishes. He also says that patience, love and passion are key to serving up the most mouth-watering food at Zen Metro Restaurant and Bar.

In his spare time, chef Shailendra is a huge music fan, but food is never too far away from his heart as he loves creating new and exciting recipes.

So the next time you pay compliments to the chef at Zen Metro, chef Shailendra is the man to thank.