The Culinary Force behind Chez Mumtaj, Executive Chef Chad Rahman is poised to push the boundaries of Modern French-Asian cuisine.

Chef Chad Rahman’s culinary career truly began to flourish after completing his Hotel Restaurant Management degree at the world famous Conrad Hilton Hotel School.  He worked in a variety of highly prestigious hospitality outlets ranging from hotels to restaurants such as the 5 Star Hyatt Regency Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel, Houston, Texas and The Hilton Hotel Group.  Absorbing nuances and specialities of ethnic cuisine, particularly French, Indian, Malaysian, Thai and Mexican.

Chef Chad Rahman’s cuisine is unique, based on the Asian philosophy of natural seasonal flavours, enhanced by augmented classic techniques of European cuisine.  This coupled with his Asian background sets the tone for Chez Mumtaj’s Modern French-Asian cuisine accented with ingredients and spices from around the world.

Chad Rahman is one of the UKs most innovative and dynamic chefs today, specialising in South Eastern Asian cuisine.  Chad’s eclectic style of cooking draws from Indo-French and Panasian nuances.  Chad has made an outstanding contribution to the Asian food industry for his culinary excellence and has proven his ability by entering numerous chef competitions on a local, regional, national and international level.

Competition Profile
Chad has won many coveted accolades and awards within the Asian food sector:
(I) Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (C.I.E.H.) National Curry Chef of the Year Competition.
C.I.E.H. St Albans District Winner 2001
C.I.E.H. Northern Home Counties Winner 2001
Grand Finalist of the C.I.E.H. National Curry Chef of the Year 2001
C.I.E.H. St Albans District Winner 2002
C.I.E.H. Northern Home Counties Winner 2002
Grand Final Winner of the C.I.E.H. National Curry Chef of the Year 2002
(II) Food Standards Agency National Curry Chef of the Year 2003
F.S.A. Grand Final Winner of the National Curry Chef of the Year 2003
(III) International Indian Chef of the Year 2003 Edinburgh
(IV) Awarded winner of the Ethnic Chef 2016 by the Craft Guild of Chefs

In recognition of Chad’s personal success within the curry chef competitions Chad was made an honorary member on the board of C.I.E.H. - F.S.A. panel of Judges and other Asian culinary chef competitions, such as Master Chef Promotions.


Chef Chad Rahman is a member of Craft Guild of Chefs and the Chaine Des Rotisseurs.