From leaving his role at The Oberoi Hotel Group in India to move to the UK in 1994, Atul has been at the forefront of the culinary industry for over 25 years.
Taking inspiration from his native India, Atul has continued to invest in researching regional dishes; his award-winning cooking a unique melting pot of traditional culinary techniques, the very best spices and ingredients from India combined with the best of British.
Curry is the nation’s favourite dish, but too often it can seem daunting to attempt at home.
In his latest book Curry Everyday, twice Michelin-starred chef and BBC Saturday Kitchen and ITV James Martin Saturday Morning favourite, Atul Kochhar shows readers how to create simple curries in their own homes, transforming boring weeknight dinners.
In addition to Indian Essence in Petts Wood, Atul Kochhar Restaurant Group operates Sindhu at The Compleat Angler and Vaasu on Chapel St, both in Marlow, along with Hawkyns at The Crown Inn in Amersham.