Tarun Kumar

Head Chef, Gallery Cafe - Al Rigga

Speciality : French

Cooking Style: Passionate, Creative, Humble

Recipes I like to cook

Beef Steak is a classic high-protein and low-carb meal, accompanied by a delicious jus. #atGalleryCafe, enjoy this meal with a choice of sides - creamy mashed potato or sauteed vegetables and choose your preparation of meat (well done/ medium rare) on May 15, 2019 More Recipes


With 15 years of extensive culinary experience, Chef Tarun Kumar curates flavor and taste of Hyatt Place Dubai hotels. Humbled by reviews and recognition from eminent editors including Vir Sangvi, he continues to make a difference through his food.

Where have I seen you before?

Hyatt Regency Ludhiana as the Executive Chef

Can you describe your cooking in 3 words?

Passionate, Creative, Humble

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

My mother

Why a chef?

Because you can nurture creativity and deliver smiles

What do you cook yourself when you get home?

Dal (lentils)

What makes a great dish?


What is your favourite music to cook to?

Led Zepplin

Who is at home?

My Wife

Tell us something we might not know about you.

I love travelling end exploring the local cultures and cuisines.

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

Always cook with your heart and love

Tarun Kumar cooks at Gallery Cafe - Al Rigga

A favorite family-restaurant at Diera in the heart of Dubai. Offering all day multi-cuisine options, a beloved retreat for family dinners & meetings.


  • Alfresco Seating
  • Grills & Barbeque
  • Valet
  • Wi Fi