Vinesh Kumar Polkampally - Sous Chef at Focus - Wasl District, Hyatt Place Dubai/Wasl District | Profile on

Vinesh Kumar Polkampally

Sous Chef, Focus - Wasl District

Speciality : French

Cooking Style: Home,Comfort,Authentic

Recipes I like to cook

Lamb Ouzi also called qoozi or ghozi is a rice based dish popular in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf. It is served with very slow cooked lamb, roasted nuts, raisins and served over rice. It is considered one of Iraq's national dishes. on 14 Sep 2019 More Recipes


Vinesh is from Hyderabad, India.He is now working as a sous chef in Hyatt Place Dubai/Wasl District.

Where have I seen you before ?

Park Hyatt Chennai (pre-opening), Hyatt Place Gurgram, Delhi (pre-opening), Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square (pre-opening), Hyatt place Dubai/Al Rigga Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi The Cove Rotana Ras Al Khaima

Can you describe your cooking in 3 words ?


Who/What has been the biggest influence on you cooking ?

My mother and my grandmother, influenced me. When I worked at this industry my seniors, mentors, trainers all these people have played a vital role in my career.

Why a chef ?

I love cooking so I choose cooking as a career.

What do you cook yourself when you get home ?

I will cook my home food rice, lentil, chicken curry in south Indian style.

What makes a great dish ?

The finest ingredients and the love what you show on your dish.

What is your favourite music to cook to ?

The sounds of fire, the utensils sound while cooking, from the pass counter chef will say how long.

Who is at home ?

My mom, dad, elder brother.

Tell us something we might not know about you.

I was a football player.

What is your advice for budding chefs or even enthusiastic home cook

Cooking all about create something new, innovation, Cook with love, passion. Don’t compromise. Use the best ingredients. Follow proper recipe.

Vinesh Kumar Polkampally cooks at Focus - Wasl District

Focus Glocal Dining, a delicious multi-cuisine ala carte menu features for lunch or dinner. Renowned also for group gatherings and food festivals.


  • All you can eat
  • Children’s menus
  • Dessert buffet
  • Food to share
  • Grills & Barbeque
  • Home-style cooking
  • Interactive kitchen
  • Open kitchen
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
  • Valet
  • Wi Fi