The Cinnamon Club redefined modern Indian cookery when it opened in 2001 in Westminster. Dedicated to innovative and creative Indian cuisine, Vivek Singh's contemporary Indian menu fused Indian flavours and western techniques and paved the way for a whole new modern Indian dining scene in London.
Now, in its 19th year, a new chapter for the Club is about to be written with the 20th Anniversary coming in 2021.
Vivek Singh is Executive Chef, Founder and CEO of The Cinnamon Collection, a group of five restaurants in London and Oxford which includes the Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Bazaar.
With a global reputation as one of the masters of Indian fine dining, Vivek's signature culinary style marries modern Indian flavours with Western techniques. In addition to The Cinnamon Collection, Vivek is the author of six cookbooks and a regular face on both television and live cookery events across the country.
Meet The Team
GROUP DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING CHEF
Rakesh met Vivek Singh in Delhi in 2002, where the two chefs bonded over their love of combining Indian flavours with western culinary styles. Vivek asked Rakesh to join his team at The Cinnamon Club as Chef de Partie. Over the past ten years, Rakesh has continued to evolve as a chef, moving from Sous Chef to Senior Sous Chef and a Head Chef, and now oversees all Cinnamon restaurants as a Group Development & Training Chef.