|Profession||Chef, TV personality, Entrepreneur|
|Source of earnings||Endorsements|
|Career High Point||His restaurant Junoon in New York won a Michelin star for six consecutive years|
|Number of times on list since 2017||1|
(In Rs crore)
Star chef Vikas Khanna, best known for his Michelin-starred Manhattan restaurant Junoon, makes a list debut in the new celebrity chefs category. Born in Amritsar, Vikas Khanna's passion for cooking, inherited from his grandmother, has now placed him in New York. His restaurant Junoon in New York is one of the most sought-after spots for Indian food. The restaurant has received a Michelin star for six consecutive years. Khanna is also a popular face on cooking and food shows on television, which brings him a bunch of brand endorsements. While he didn't have a TV appearance during the considered time period, he is a judge on the now-airing season of Masterchef India, which began in December.