Sanjyot Keer is an Indian chef, food producer, and internet sensation who has gained millions of fans around the world with his mouthwatering dishes and his innovative recipes. He is the founder of Your Food Lab (YFL), a Mumbai-based venture that features Indian comfort food recipes on various social media platforms. He is also one of the youngest chefs in India who has worked with some of the most renowned chefs and restaurants in the world. In this blog post, we will explore the life story of Sanjyot Keer, and how he became a successful chef and a global phenomenon.
How Sanjyot Keer Became a Chef
Sanjyot Keer was born on 16 June 1992 in Mumbai, India. He grew up in a middle-class family and was interested in cooking since childhood. He learned from his mother, who was a home cook. He also studied hotel management from the Institute of Hotel Management in Shimla.
Sanjyot Keer started his career at the Hilton Hotel in Mumbai, where he worked as a trainee chef. He then moved to London, where he worked at several prestigious restaurants, such as The Ivy, Le Caprice, and The Ritz. He gained recognition for his innovative and fusion cuisine and became one of the youngest chefs in Europe.
Sanjyot Keer then decided to return to India and work as a food producer for TV competitive cooking show, MasterChef India (season 4), aired on Star Plus. He worked with chefs like Vikas Khanna, Sanjeev Kapoor, and Ranveer Brar. He was responsible for creating and designing the recipes and challenges for the contestants. He also appeared on the show as a guest judge and mentor.
How Sanjyot Keer Became an Internet Sensation
Sanjyot Keer became an internet sensation after he started posting videos of his cooking on Facebook in 2016. He launched his own venture called Your Food Lab (YFL), which features Indian comfort food recipes for making dishes like Tandoori Momos, Peri Peri Dosa, and Khakra Sandwich. He also collaborated with other brands and celebrities to create sponsored content.
Sanjyot Keer’s videos feature him preparing dishes with a smile on his face and without looking away from the camera. He also shows his impressive knife skills and his artistic plating techniques. His videos attract millions of views and likes on platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. He earned the nickname “Smiley Bae” from his fans who admired his positive attitude and his charming smile.
Sanjyot Keer’s popularity on social media also boosted his business and his brand. He opened more branches of his restaurant in Mumbai’s Juhu, Bandra, and Andheri districts. He also launched his own line of products such as sauces, spices, teas, coffees, chocolates, and more.
Sanjyot Keer also received many awards and honors for his content and his impact. He won the Chef of the Year Award by Gambero Rosso magazine in 2017. He also won the Best TV Chef Award by TV Sorrisi e Canzoni magazine in 2018. He also became one of the Forbes India’s Tycoons of Tomorrow 2018.
Sanjyot Keer is one of the most successful and influential chefs in India and the world. He is the founder of Your Food Lab (YFL), a venture that features Indian comfort food recipes on various social media platforms. He is also a food producer who has worked with some of the most renowned chefs and restaurants in the world. He is a proud Indian who has fulfilled his dream of becoming a chef and sharing his passion for food and culture with the world.