There is one more feather in Padma Shri Awardee, celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s hat. He becomes the first Indian Chef to own a private Jet in the country and now wants to travel in his own private plane.
In recently concluded Dubai Air Show he has booked a 7 seater, Cessna air planes for his personal use. The delivery of airplane is awaited very soon. Sanjeev Kapoor will be riding in style from now on. He has designed his plane in such a way that presentation of cookery and other ancillary services can be done while flying. Having a private jet will make his life better and easier, as he needs to do a considerable amount of travelling.
Information obtained by this journalist revealed that Sanjeev Kapoor specially flown to Dubai to choose Private Jet for his personal use. He visited many aircraft companies during Dubai Air Show to choose airplane of his choice that can be useful for tour for his family as well as business purpose. After going through several round of presentation, he decided to go for Cessna air plane which is known for producing high end private jets.
The sources familiar with Sanjeev Kapoor said “There are many advantages to private jet travel. The private jet accommodations are luxurious; the real advantages of flying on a private plane are convenience and efficiency. Flying private also saves passengers the stress and frustration of going through those dreaded security lines”.
The source added “Owning of private jet not only save his precious time but also will help him complete his official work while flying. He is of opinion that from boarding to disembarkation, a business deal should be completed if he is travelling with people of business interest. Out of 365 days in calendar year Sanjeev Kapoor keeps on flying for almost 200 days for various business purposes across the globe”.
When contacted Sanjeev Kapoor, neither he denied nor confirmed the deal.
Deepak Ohri CEO of Lebua group of hotels and resorts, who himself is a high flier and a friend of Sanjeev Kapoor exclusively speaking to Mumbai Messenger from Bangkok said “Sanjeev Kapoor is not only a meticulous chef but an intelligent entrepreneur too. He knows how to perform as business man and save his precious time. Buying a private jet is indeed a very costly affair but it makes sense to buy one for person like Sanjeev Kapoor. The decision of buying private jet by Sanjeev, will encourage emerging chef turned entrepreneur to follow his footsteps”.
About Sanjeev Kapoor
Sanjeev Kapoor is most decorated celebrity Chef in India. He is conferred Padma Shri Award. He is newest entrant in Guinness Book of World Records for preparing whopping 918 kilograms Khichdi at World Food India 2017 convention. As per recent article published in Economic Times, Sanjeev Kapoor is estimated worth around INR 1000 crores.
Sanjeev Kapoor is a brand Ambassador of various leading company and has also appeared in a number of advertisements. Kapoor dishes out pearls of entrepreneurial wisdom as liberally as he shares recipes of popular dishes. As per ET report Kapoor has 5.6 million followers on Facebook, his Twitter and Instagram reach stand at 1.7 million and 189,000 respectively. Add to these numbers his influence on Google Plus and You-Tube — 1.5 million followers, and 1.65 million subscribers with 330 million video views, respectively.
Author: Sitaram Mewati