PINCODE, Inspired Indian Kitchen… Indian Celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur, Opens Inspired Indian Restaurant, PINCODE, at Dubai Hills Mall

 PINCODE, Inspired Indian Kitchen… Indian Celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur, Opens Inspired Indian Restaurant, PINCODE, at Dubai Hills Mall

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Debuting in the iconic Dubai Hills mall, PINCODE is an Indian restaurant that takes its inspiration from the iconic foodie destinations in India best identified by their Pincodes. 

The collection of Pincodes of these exemplary food destinations comes together to make a pan-Indian menu featuring dishes from the North to the coastal South of India.  

The menu at Pincode offers creative chaats, salads & desserts, besides showcasing classic Indian kebabs, fragrant Biryani & robust Curries.

Chef Kunal recommends Chaat Hummus which is the classic hummus with chaat flavours served with crisp bread. Other must-try are Dhokla Chaat, Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry, Malai Prawns, Chicken Biryani, Lamb Seekh Tawa Masala, Falooda & Old Delhi Style Bread Pudding. 

Each dish revives a childhood memory and takes you back in time with its sheer flavours and distinctive taste. Be ready with your forks to indulge in a multi-sensory feast of delicacies from the great subcontinent. From North to South and East to West, PINCODE pays homage to the diversity of Indian cuisine. 

Speaking of the thought process behind the creation of PINCODE, Chef Kunal Kapur explains, “Each meal is thoughtfully crafted following age-old recipes to produce something vibrant, distinct, and distinctly regional. The goal is for each dish to evoke nostalgia within and make you feel as though you’ve travelled back in time. PINCODE brings you time-tested recipes crafted to tingle all your senses, using only the finest ingredients to bring you closer to home.” 

Chef Kunal Kapur is a well-recognised Indian celebrity chef, restaurateur, and media personality known for his food-focused television shows and cookbook and for hosting High dignitary’ events in the country. Kunal is recognised as the judge cum host for the television shows Masterchef India and Junior Masterchef India. He was invited to judge the semi-final of Masterchef America with Chef Gordon Ramsey. 

Winner of several culinary & television awards, Kunal has been recognised amongst the Best Chefs in India by National Weekly Magazine – India Today. He has been honoured with Dr S. Radhakrishnan National Media network award. The Indian Television Academy awarded him the Best Jury/ Anchor on television for Junior Masterchef India. Kunal is the proud recipient of the prestigious “Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship 2012” from the Government of New Zealand in Food & Beverage. He has proudly won 6 times best restaurant awards in a row for his restaurants. This year he was honoured with The Most Enterprising Brands & Leaders of Asia Award by WBR India. Kunal won the prestigious “Best Food Entertainer” of the year for his food & travel show Utsav, Thalis of India, by the epicurean guild awards.

His cookbooks include – ‘A Chef in Every Home’ and “Kunal In the Kitchen”, both of which are complete family cookbooks. 

Kunal Kapur was born and brought up in New Delhi and pursued his education in Hotel Management at the Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh, India. He has worked with some leading hotel chains like the Taj Group of Hotels and The Leela group. Besides this, Chef Kunal is passionate about-Food, Automobiles, Photography, Travel and History.

Accommodating 90 pax, PINCODE makes you feel at home. The ambience spells modern-day India with the warm, inviting feeling of a traditional Indian welcome. The see-through kitchen gives you a glimpse into the finesse with which your dishes come to life. Located in Hill Mall, it’s the perfect spot for all your post-shopping cravings. 

We invite you to join us as we embark on this adventure of flavour and cuisine! 

Address: PINCODE, First Floor, Next to Cinemas, Dubai Hills Mall 

Contact:+97145661424
Instagram: @pincode.Dubai
Cost for Two: AED 200-250 

Chef Kunal Kapur

Chef Kunal Kapur is a well-recognized Indian celebrity chef, restaurateur, and media personality known for his food-focused television shows and cookbook and for hosting High dignitary’ events in the country. He is well recognized by the Ministry of India and was allowed to present Satvik cuisine to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Ms Merkel in Bangalore. He also cooked for 42 first ladies at the India Africa Summit, besides an interactive cooking session with them during their recent visit to India.

Chef Kunal has an in-depth understanding of regional Indian cuisine, having learnt it from the best in the industry during his early career. He is equally adept with innovative Indian cuisine that is at par with the best culinary standards in the world.

Kunal is recognised as the judge cum host for the television shows Masterchef India and Junior Masterchef India. He was invited to judge the semi-final of Masterchef America with Chef Gordon Ramsey. Vir Sanghvi quoted him as “The real star of Masterchef India”. His other very popular shows, “My Yellow Table”, “Pickle Nation”, & FitFoodie, make him a cherished household name. Pickle Nation was the most-watched food & travel show in its slot across the competition. Chef Kunal has also filmed two seasons of the Travel & Food show in the US called ‘The Foodie comes to America’. His other travel & lifestyle shows are Dubai Dairies and Swiss-made. His latest culinary & travel show, Utsav Thalis of India, on Living Foodz, was the top-rated show across food & travel shows.

Winner of several culinary & television awards, Kunal has been recognized amongst the Best Chefs in India by National Weekly Magazine – India Today. He has been honoured with Dr S. Radhakrishnan National Media network award. The Indian Television Academy awarded him the Best Jury/ Anchor on television for Junior Masterchef India. Kunal is the proud recipient of the prestigious “Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship 2012” from the Government of New Zealand in Food & Beverage. He has proudly won 6 times best restaurant awards in a row for his restaurants. This year he was honoured with The Most Enterprising Brands & Leaders of Asia Award by WBR India. Kunal won the prestigious “Best Food Entertainer” of the year for his food & travel show Utsav, Thalis of India, by the epicurean guild awards.

He successfully runs his Progressive Indian restaurant called “Namak” in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which received the best Indian Restaurant Award in the first year of inception by Time Out, Abu Dhabi & What’s On, Abu Dhabi. 

His cookbooks include – ‘A Chef in Every Home’ and “Kunal In the Kitchen”, both of which are complete family cookbooks.

He is actively involved in training underprivileged & unemployed youth in cooking and raising funds to do their own sustained food business together with United Ways Delhi, a part of the biggest NFP ( Not for profit organization) in the world.

Kunal Kapur was born and brought up in New Delhi and pursued his education in Hotel Management at the Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh. He has worked with some leading hotel chains like the Taj Group of Hotels and The Leela group. Besides this, Chef Kunal is passionate about– Food, Automobiles, Photography, Travel and History.

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