Chef Roshni Gurnani

Chef-Roshni-GurnaniA native of Canada, Roshni has always been interested and passionate about food. Since the age of seven she wanted to be a chef and her career began at the age of 13. She started her path to become a chef at a local diner bussing tables and prepping vegetables.

After graduating from the Culinary Institute of Canada, Roshni began her travels around the world to gain knowledge and experience in different cultures and foods. She has cooked in 5-star hotels, country clubs, restaurants, colleges and private homes in Asia, United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.
Today, Roshni is a highly innovative and passionate chef with over 15 years of industry experience. She has a unique fusion style of cooking and blending different cultures together. Her hard work and dedication has brought her to where she is today.
In 2009, Roshni was awarded Chopped Champion on the hit Food Network show Chopped. In 2009, she was also the first chef in Boston to introduce healthy restaurant-style quality food into college campuses and was featured in the Boston Globe newspaper. This triggered the healthy food scene throughout colleges in Massachusetts.

Roshni’s wide travels and vast knowledge and hunger for the culinary world has awarded her as being one of the top five Indian chefs in the USA by India Currents magazine, in 2011.
In 2011, Roshni was also invited to be the featured chef for Masala, Mendhi, Masti in Toronto, Canada; North America’s largest South Asian festival. In 2012, Roshni was a contestant on the very popular FOX TV show Hell’s Kitchen with Michelin Star chef Gordon Ramsey. She was the only chef among 18 that Chef Ramsey addressed as a “passionate, well-rounded chef that blended flavors magically”.

Today Roshni is Executive Chef and Culinary Chef instructor at The Art Institute of Houston. She is also a chef consultant and private chef.