Gaurav Anand, chef, caterer and owner of three critically acclaimed and internationally recognized NYC restaurants - Bhatti Indian Grill (soon to celebrate its 10 year anniversary), Moti Mahal Delux (which was awarded 2 stars by the NY Times) and Awadh(showcasing a unique dum pukht cooking style common to the city of Lucknow)- is one of the youngest restaurateurs in the city. He has been praised by numerous media outlets for the authenticity and innovation he brings to Indian cuisine, and includes 2 Star reviews by The New York Times. He has created sold out dinners at the prestigious James Beard Foundation,appeared at the New York Wine and Food Festival as a guest chef and Awadh was rated the best Indian restaurant in NYC by Village Voice. Chef Anand is also a wedding caterer and has catered to numerous medium to large size weddings in NYC and worldwide, at venues such as The Plaza, the Hyatt, The Mandarin Oriental, Gotham Hall, Cipriani, and at destination weddings in Lake Como, Panama City, Kansas, Aspen, Washington DC, Dallas and many more destinations. Chef Anand has also been featured on numerous television appearances, including Good Day New York (Fox5), Dining Deal with Tony Tantillo (CBS NY), The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Cooking Channel), Neighborhood Eats with Lauren Glassberg (ABC 7) and many more.