Profile

Abhishek Roy

Place of employment

Culinary Trainer Assessor at ALTEC College

Chef with strong combination of culinary knowledge and management skills honed over 18 years of experience in establishments that include world-class cruise lines, hotels, restaurants and central kitchens.  

Starting from the bustling lanes of Kolkata (India) to travelling to major port towns in over 15+ countries across 5 continents Chef Abhishek Roy has accumulated a wide knowledge of cuisines, food cultures and service styles with a passion for Mediterranean-French cuisine.

Affectionately called Chef Roy, has worked under inspirational leaders such as 2* Michelin Chef Jean Pierre Vigato of the prestigious Apicius fame, Gary Rhodes to name a few.

He has headed the kitchens aboard Cruise lines for 8+ years, led the team at Le Bistro Du Parc (French bistro, Delhi, India) to winning the Times Food Awards twice in a row. And has also been involved in various projects from conception to execution as a Culinary expert and F&B consultant. After a glorious career as an Executive Chef for 18 years chef Roy moved to Melbourne to pursue his childhood dream of teaching. 

Currently as culinary trainer assessor at ALTEC college, shaping and inspiring young minds, instilling the passion for food and cooking in them.

In his free time Chef Roy also judges various culinary events and actively involved in various professional associations like Chaine de Rotisseurs, Les Toque Blanches, AITC and ACF. 

“Globally inspired and locally sourced” very aptly defines his culinary philosophy. Armed with techniques in French, Indian, modern gastronomy and with an infectious energy, Chef Roy is a great asset for any team.