Jury Members



Masterchef Daniel C Gomes

Daniel C Gomes is the first Masterchef of Bangladesh awarded by the World Master Chef's Society, UK. He is one of the iconic personality in the Hospitality sector of the country. In the terms of achieving goals, he gets it all in no time as his style of doing things is different than any other person. He has worked as a chef in different countries like India, Bahrain and UAE. Chef Daniel C Gomes is one of the respected member of the ICU (International Culinary Union)


Masterchef Priyanka M

Priyanka M, who heads MasterChefz Gourmet, is a Celebrity Chef, who’s not just a finalist of the acclaimed global food show on Star Plus “MasterChef India”; but also, a food show host, curator & bespoke culinary consultant to some of the best gastronomical events across the country.She is also a columnist with major national publications like The Times group, Femina, The Telegraph, The T2, The Hindu, The Asian Age, The FHRAI & many more, which carry regular writeups on experimental food by her.


Jimmy Tangree

Jimmy Tangree, Head 91.9 Friends Fm. He hails from a business family, completed his education from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and his love for music got him into Deejaying and Radio. He has been a DJ since 1983 and an RJ since 1994. Jimmy has done opening acts for Dr. Alban, Tata Young, Bryan Adams, Paul Oakenfold among others and has conducted major shows across Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Goa. He has played multiple roles in setting up radio stations, designing marketing strategies and has successfully strategized businesses and entire operations.


Vaibhav Gupta

Vaibhav Gupta has recently joined ibis Kolkata as Hotel Manager and has been associated with Accor Hotels for over 5 years now with his previous assignments being with ibis Bengaluru, ibis Styles Goa and ibis New Delhi Aerocity. With over 15 years of hard-core experience in hospitality - Vaibhav has also worked with the likes of Oberoi Hotels, Shangri-la, Radisson and Hilton Hotel’s before joining Accor. Vaibhav is a foodie and is excited to enjoy his stint in the City of Joy.


Vipul Kamboj

Vipul Kamboj has been appointed as the General Manager at India's first flagship Holiday Inn Resort - Holiday Inn Resort Kolkata NH6. A passionate hospitality professional with two decades of experience in hotel sales & marketing, Kamboj brings with him an extensive understanding of revenue management. He set in his steps with Marriott and his last assignment was with Crowne Plaza Today Gurugram. His key plan is to position the resort as the first choice for Destination Weddings, MICE & Leisure Travelers in the Eastern part of India. He will be also responsible for all aspects of the resort’s operational functions and overall revenue objectives.

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