Akhtar Nawab

Chef, Restaurateur, Author
Akhtar is an award-winning chef of Indian heritage who has embraced and mastered Mexican cuisine. He is the chef-owner of Otra Vez and Alta Calidad, and his approach to cooking is showcased in his debut cookbook, Good For You.
Brooklyn New York United States
  • chef
  • mexican food
  • spices
  • restaurateur
Akhtar Nawab

Education

  • Anna Tasca Lanza

    Sicilian Cooking 2000 - 2000
  • California Culinary Academy

    Associate's Degree, Culinary Arts 1993 - 1995
  • University of Louisville

    Liberal Arts and Sciences 1992 - 1993
  • Bradley University

    Liberal Arts and Sciences 1991 - 1992

Experience

  • Chef-Owner

    Otra Vez an Alta Calidad Restaurant Feb 2019 - Present (5 years)
  • Partner

    Bar Chinois Jan 2018 - Present (6 years)
  • Chef-Owner

    Alta Calidad Feb 2017 - Present (7 years)
  • Founder

    FoodFirst LLC/AKonsulting LLC Oct 2014 - Present (10 years)