Chef Rohan Malik has a yen for fantasy shows and supercars.
Rohan Malik, the young director, owner and executive chef at Muse Bar & Kitchen, is a people’s person, a Cordon Bleu specialist with a knack for Mediterranean food, and usually the life of a party. We meet the man behind the apron.
If not a chef and restaurateur
A grease monkey.
Describe yourself in five words
Spoilt, stubborn, patient, loyal and diplomatic.
Favourite holiday destination
Boracay (Philippines) for the beaches and kite-surfing.
Craziest thing you’ve done
That is censored as Indulge is a family supplement too!
Your favourite restaurant
Lin Heung Tea House, Hong Kong.
Your dream car
At the moment, it has got to be the Jaguar MK2.
Last big purchase
The world’s smallest handcuffs.
Most embarrassing moment
Too many to mention. But I forget people’s names and at times even after and through a long conversation, I keep using the wrong name.
Your favourite outfit
My birthday suit. I never grow out of it!
Everything is better with butter.
To live in Rivendell (that is an Elven outpost in Middle-earth for the uninitiated!).
The Lord Of The Rings trilogy and The Hobbit.
Swanky restaurant Vs home-cooked meal
By a very small margin I’d pick a home-cooked meal.
Chef Malik on Sundays
Business as usual.
Favourite TV show
Game Of Thrones.
I am living the dream.
Twenty years hence
I will be 49.
— Aakanksha Devi