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Holder of Guiness Record for longest cooking marathon.

First Indian chef to receive PhD in Hotel Management and Catering Technology. He was given the Rajiv Gandhi and the Global Economic Council's Excellence award in his field of activity. Holder of Guiness Record for longest cooking marathon. A whopping 617 dishes. 190 kg of food. One man, one day. Or, to be precise, 24 hours, 30 minutes and 12 seconds.

About Me

Born at Madras (Chennai) in 1954, September 3 in the family where the elders were oriented principally towards Government jobs. He was inducted into TNTDC as Management Trainee in 1975 after completing Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology.

Events

  • Taste of Tradition- Residency Towers
    2011
    All of us have fond memories of our grandmothers’ home cooked delicacies and the traditional food of our native places. The South Indian food festival at Southern Aromas , Residency Towers in T Nagar
  • Food Competition Mela - Sathyam Theatre
    2010
    Tamil Actress Kushboo at Food Competition Mela with Chef Damu at food competition in sathyam theatre as one of the judge.
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From the Blog

  • 2009 I enjoy my food: Chef Damu

    First Indian chef to receive PhD in Hotel Management and Catering Technology. He started his career in the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corportion as Management Trainee in 1975.

  • 2011 Damu's Day long Dhamaka.

    A whopping 617 dishes. 190 kg of food. One man, one day. Or, to be precise, 24 hours, 30 minutes and 12 seconds. And miraculously, Chef K. Damodaran is still standing. And looking sprightly even. He holds his Guinness World Record for ‘Longest Cooking Marathon — Individual' plaque a little higher, and smiles broadly.