MEET THE CHEF
Chef, Restaurateur, Food Product Development Specialist and founder of Kaavo Meat - the talented Kaviraj Thadani went through a long journey before creating this brand. Kaviraj grew up with parents fanatical about food and travel, thus exposing him to the world of experimental cuisine and cooking techniques from an early age. Kaviraj’s journey to Kaavo began with a diploma in hotel management from the prestigious Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Switzerland. After returning to India he apprenticed with the Leela Group of Hotels, thus gaining an on-ground understanding of the industry. Fueled by his learnings, in 2010 he opened his own restaurant and bar known as the CoolChef Café in Worli, Mumbai. In 2013, Kaviraaj took up the challenge of working in the gourmet food business with the foremost company in the business, Fortune Gourmet Specialities. It was this experience that exposed Kaviraj to the need for specialized processed meat faced by the Indian consumer and which led to the creation of the Kaavo Meat brand. With the grown demand for Korean specialities in 2020, he found Seoulmate a Korean delivery kitchen in South Mumbai.