Celebrated chef Jiggs Kalra passes away

first_imgNew Delhi: Celebrated chef and culinary revivalist Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra, popularly known as Jiggs Kalra, passed away early morning on Tuesday.He was 71. Announcing his father’s demise, the iconic chef’s restaurateur son Zorawar Kalra said his father was his “mentor, inspiration and his biggest hero”. “With profound grief and sadness, I would like to announce the demise of my beloved father, Jiggs Kalra. He was my mentor, my inspiration and my biggest hero,” Zorawar said. Kalra, who held titles like the “Czar of Indian Cuisine” and “Tastemaker to the Nation”, conferred upon him by eminent writer Khushwant Singh, was best known for his role as a culinary revivalist.last_img