With 7M Searches, Chef Sanjay Thumma Is The Only Indian Chef On Top 20 Most Googled Chefs List

From fragrant biryanis to flavorful curries and mouthwatering desserts, Thumma's repertoire spans a diverse range of dishes.

by Tejashee Kashyap
With 7M Searches, Chef Sanjay Thumma Is The Only Indian Chef On Top 20 Most Googled Chefs List

Certain individuals have risen to prominence in the vast realm of culinary excellence. These culinary titans have captured the imagination of gastronomes worldwide, their names perpetually hovering at the forefront of Google searches. Explore Worldwide, a US-based global adventure firm, listed out a full year’s worth of Google data of the most sought-after chefs worldwide with Chef Sanjay Thumma securing a top position:

Indian Chef, Sanjay Thumma Holds A Place

 

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Eating local cuisine while travelling enhances your sense of place. Explore Worldwide examined the volume of Google searches for over 1,700 chefs to identify the industry leaders in cooking that have won over the hearts and minds of foodies worldwide. The list includes chefs from various backgrounds in the culinary industry, including well-known YouTube channel owners, accomplished food writers, and innovative restaurateurs.

With 726,000 searches, Sanjay Thumma of the wildly popular YouTube channel @vahrehvah came in at number fourteen. From fragrant biryanis to flavorful curries and mouthwatering desserts, Thumma’s repertoire spans a diverse range of dishes. Beyond his online presence, he has also made notable appearances on television shows. On MasterChef India, Thumma, who is from Hyderabad, is a well-known face.

Among the most Googled chefs in Asia, Thumma secured the third position, followed by Kunal Kapur, Maneet Chauhan, Gaggan Anand and Madhur Jaffrey.

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Who Are The Most Googled Chefs?

 

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Gordon Ramsay is the chef who has received the most searches worldwide this year, with a whopping 12 million searches. Ramsay is a household figure thanks to his Michelin-starred restaurants and well-liked TV programs like MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen. All of these have earned him a legion of fans and a multitude of Google searches. He is also known for his intense enthusiasm for cooking.

Guy Fieri is a flamboyant character in North American food, and he is ranked among the top three most popular chefs of the year with 4.416 million searches. Nigella Lawson has captivated audiences worldwide, earning her a spot among the most Googled chefs with 2,952,000 searches. Through her television shows and bestselling cookbooks, she has demystified the art of home cooking.

With an astounding 1.62 million searches this year, Singapore’s Tariq Helou is the most searched-for chef in Asia. Helou’s menu at restaurant Fleurette is a distinctive combination of French and Japanese cuisine. His enduring ability to combine classic recipes with modern touches has made him a revered figure in the food industry.

So, do you follow any of these chefs closely?

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