With the only objective of providing his clients the ultimate dining experience well beyond expectation the Chef says, “Born and brought up in Goa in an island called Divar, I started my career at Bombay Taj Mahal Hotel in the year 1970 as an apprentice cook, completed 48 years of service at Taj but different Taj Group of Hotels and during any tenure I had a great opportunity to cater a lot of top dignitaries of the world like King Shah of Iran, King Hussain of Jordan President Sadat, etc”.

Editorial & TV Reference:
  • Featured in Upper Crust India
  • Taj Magazine
  • Times of India Bombay
  • Bangalore The Hindu Times
  • Midday Bombay
  • Herald Deccan Bangalore
  • Flying Spring Book South Africa
  • Travels & Encounters India
  • Observers England
  • High Life British Airways in Flight Magazine
  • Kingfisher Magazine in Flight
  • Gentleman Magazine – India
Done TV Shoots:
  • Belgium TV
  • Asia TV
  • Sky TV England
  • NDTV
  • Discovery Channel
  • South Africa TV
  • Star One
  • Times Now
  • Dubai Channel
  • Zee Tv
  • Travel & Living
  • Epic Channel

Chef Cruz Urbano do Rego

Consultant Chef for Goan Cuisine at Taj Hotels in Goa