Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Photoshoot for Wine Spectators Magazine

Today we had a shoot for Wine Spectators Magazine with our Wine Director Olivier Dufeu. I am so impressed by our management team who never stop working for excellence. 
Pairing wines with Junoon's dishes has become an absolute part of dining here. I am so thankful for such detail and amazing vision to represent Indian cuisine.Olivier comes from over a decade of fine dining experience. During his career, he has worked alongside many renowned Michelin starred Chefs such as David Bouley (Bouley & Danube), Daniel Boulud (Cafe Boulud), Eric Ripert (Le Bernardin) and RaymondBlanc (Le Manoir aux Quat' Saison - UK), to name a few.Olivier's passion and knowledge of wine originated from his 5-year study at a culinary school in Brittany , France , his native country, during which time he honed his craft. But it was only after spending a few months at Michel Chabran (another Michelin's star Chef - Rhone Valley , France ) and taking a whiff of a certain Hermitage La Chapelle 1961, that Olivier decided to turn his passion into a career. He was 18 years old at the time. Since then, eager to expand his knowledge, he has traveled to many wine countries such as Austria , Germany , Spain , Australia , New Zealand ...

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