Sameer Taneja

Sameer Taneja is Executive Chef at Benares, London’s trail blazing Michelin-starred Indian restaurant in Mayfair. Using his classical training in French and Indian cuisine and 20 years’ experience working alongside some of the world’s best chefs, Sameer’s culinary style pairs high quality British ingredients with authentic Indian spices and techniques.

Sameer first joined the Benares Team in 2010 for six years and re-joined the restaurant in 2019. Under the leadership of Sameer, Benares regained its Michelin star in 2021.

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