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2 Fat Indians is here to take you on an ENTHRALLING CULINARY ODYSSEY through some mesmerizing recipes of the Indian sub-continent, complimented with GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY and exquisite service. Whether you are visiting Perth or like to call it home with Two Fat Indians you’re never far from an authentic and stylish Indian Dining experience – why not reserve a table or call in for takeaway?

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Chef Vickey

Chef Vickey

With over 13 years experience in the culinary world and specialising in Indian Cuisine Chef Vickey began his journey from his home town of Kolkata, Howrah. Having an extensively vibrant career working for the biggest of brands in the world of culinary Chef Vickey sees his cooking as a combination of different colours and flavours on a plate bringing together the best of modern Indian cuisine from all parts of the Indian sub-continent. A dynamic chef and culinary visionary, in his work is a blend of a neuro-surgeon's precision (which he aspired to be) combined with the creativity of a genuine artist (who we believe he is today). His search for culinary knowledge has taken him to different parts of India and the world to explore different styles of Indian cuisine giving him the magic to please every palate. Having started his journey at the Oberoi center for learning and Development Chef Vickey progressed in his career working with the top Culinary gurus in New Delhi . His career in Australia has been exclusive to 2 Fat Indians where he has stired exceptional meals for the last 4 years and is now heading the 2 Fat kitchen as an Executive Chef.

Chef Keshab KC

Chef Keshab KC

2Fat Indians Coming from the area of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Chef Keshab KC brings 7 years of experience to his new role as an Executive Chef at renowned restaurant Two Fat Indians Highgate. He brings a remarkable array of Indian Cuisines to enchant customers in Perth.

When it comes to a state-of-the-art kitchen, Chef KC thinks his love for curries and his passion for Indian food has had helped him to become a curry Guru.

Cooking Around the World -

Chef KC has infused flavors from his global travels from Nepal to India to United Kingdom to Australia and more – into his dishes at 2 Fat Indians, bringing acclaim from food bloggers and diners alike.  His travels have also helped him work with curry experts from various parts the Indian Subcontinent giving him exceptional knowledge on various Indian regional cuisines.

Darshan Patil

Darshan Patil

With over 12 years of progressive experience across International Luxury Hotels, Darshan is an ace hotelier known to be the game changer in each of his distinct roles. He started his career in one of the world’s leading hospitality brands, Grand Hyatt Mumbai. He has climbed up the ladder by being part of multiple pre-opening restaurants, Asia’s longest Lunch, Innovative social media marketing, initiating barcode review system, award winning restaurant to name a few of his achievements. His keen sense of observation and experience across various departments has made him a truly multicultural leader and he feels at home, anywhere in this world. He is born in India's most populous and cosmopolitan city of Mumbai. He is known for his superlative guest interactions and exceptional customer service. Having a meaningful relationship with each of the stakeholders is important to him. He has excelled at improving profit margins, developing and evaluating employees, able to quickly understand complex concepts, identify and solve problems, turn ideas into logical strategies, and realising consistent increases in sales volume. A firm believer of work-life balance, he strongly believes in getting adequate family time.

PAWAN SINGH

PAWAN SINGH

With an illustrious career spanning over 14 years, Chef Pawan Singh brings with him vast knowledge and understanding of the hospitality industry. He will take the culinary experience a notch higher, celebrating authenticity with traditional cooking styles. After graduating from HNB University in Srinagar and Diploma in Hospitality, Chef Pawan started his culinary journey as a Commis Chef with The Club Restaurant in Mumbai. He has worked with premium hospitality brands like ITC Hotels Grand Central in Mumbai as Chef De Partie, 2 Fat Indians in Perth as Chef and Crown Towers in Perth as Senior Chef De Partie to name a few. With his vast experience and deep understanding, he has gained expertise in catering to large banquets and also spearheaded operations across lounges and fine dining restaurants making his culinary journey remarkable.  His innate understanding of food allows him to adopt delicacies from different cultures and regions to different tastes and sensibilities. Chef Pawan firmly believes that ingredients are the key elements of his food and ascertains the usage of freshest, seasonal and local produce strictly sourced for their quality.  Apart from being extremely enthusiastic about culinary, his interests are to listen to music and playing cricket.

Anu Bala

Anu Bala

Indian -born Anu Bala got her start working part-time at a restaurant in Australia while studying hospitality as an international student. When the head Cook at the restaurant injured himself, Anu raised her hand to take the top position. Anu was not formally trained then but rose up on her own skill whilst continuing her studies. 

Anu then decided to take on a new challenge and has since been working at 2 Fat Indians.

Anu’s personal trend is expressed in preparing food in an innovative, fascinating and healthy way by selecting top quality products from all over India and blending those with local herbs and fresh wild-growing spices. Her remarkable creativity, garnished with years of experience, astonishes every customer, tasting classic authentic Indian dishes in a non-conventional mixture sealed by her unique signature.

Her favourite thing about working at 2 Fat Indians is the family feel she gets being away from home. She also loves the fact that she has the freedom to express her creative flair and has a supportive team! She is fondly knows as the bullet in her team due to her exceptional speed of cooking! 

Siddharth Karkee

Siddharth Karkee

Siddharth, a man of passion and love towards his work. Sid (as we like to call him) comes with extensive industry experience within Australia and India. Having started as a casual restaurant server and working up his way up, Sid now stands proud managing Two Fat Indians Highgate. 

The many years of his experience working in diverse roles within the business gives him an extensive understanding towards the business and the guest’s expectations alike. Having arrived in Australia as a student Sid pursued his education in hospitality and being a Master of Accountancy has given him a solid base to work in the industry. 

Sid in his own words has always admired 

The Two Fat ways, knowing its reputation for delivering genuine hospitality as well as emphasis on the importance of company culture, and the growth of its associates.

His favourite thing about working with 2 Fat Indians is how the leadership team is genuinely interested in taking care of their associates and making them better today than yesterday leading them into an exceptional tomorrow . Through his firm belief in guest satisfaction and the love for the Restaurant business, Sid advices for those interested in pursuing a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry is to master the minutest of fundamentals, strive to be an expert in every job you do, take full accountability and to learn the most you can.

Chef Mukul

Chef Mukul

Chef Mukul has worked in the foodservice industry for almost a decade, starting out like so many as a teenaged kitchen-hand at 2 Fat Indians restaurant, now heading an entire kitchen. Mukul has worked within all areas of the restaurant giving him a clear understanding of operations and leading him to the role of a Head Chef. His passion, enthusiasm and dedication towards the hospitality industry is commendable.

He believes that practical industry experience is what helps him and his team understand the real challenges Chefs face every day, because we’ve been there. It’s this experience that helps us develop brilliant products and solutions at 2 Fat Indians. 

He is a strong believer of consistency, but still loves to have the flexibility to let him create his own little tweaks in his dishes. He loves a good challenge and intends on someday being as part of MasterChef Australia. 

In his spare time he enjoys sport, spending time with his partner and going on long drives! 

Kashish Gambir

Kashish Gambir

As a seasoned professional in the hospitality industry, Kashish came to us with plenty of experience in restaurant operations, aviation customer service, employee training and public relations within luxury hotels in Perth. He holds a double degree in hospitality from India and Australia and started his journey as a Front office all-rounder in Novotel Hotel in Perth. 

Kashish or Kash as he prefers to be called, 

now stands proud managing the 2 fat Indians restaurant at the Doubletree Hilton in Northbridge. 

Kashish has previously successfully managed 2 fat Indians Joondalup exceeding customer expectations and uplifting the overall experience of Indian dining. He strongly believes in bringing the very best 2 Fat Indians experience to every guest who walks through our door. 

The thing Kash most enjoys about his job is working at bar on a busy night and making creative cocktails! He believes that raising the bar of expectations and knowledge of our guests, eventually will result into raising the level of the industry, thus resulting in everyone having to up their game and be more creative and innovative. 

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