Born in Mumbai and graduated with a degree in hospitality management. Then moved to Dubai & worked for seven years in world-renowned 'Burj Al Arab' and other hotels of the Jumeirah group. He has handled lots of corporate events, Special functions, buffet and Afternoon Tea. He Learned about traditional middle eastern cuisine by working with top chefs from different nationalities like Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Turkey.
He achieved a lot of gold medal in Dubai in the culinary competitions. Best Larder Chef of the Year and Senior Grand Prix d'Honneur in Hotelympia 2012 in London UK. He also achieved Yi Yin Cup with a gold medal in 2012 in Beijing, China.
Wasim Shaikh Currently works as Head chef at Kazbah Restaurants which brings all the Middle Eastern flavours together. He is set to delivering an exceptional dining experience with a focus on sustainability, seasonality and locally sourced produce. Always learning and improvising the dishes.