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About Binod

A bright student in school. Studied in one of the best Government schools, Solders Boards High School, Pokhara, Nepal. In 1995, after finishing school, joined family run business of service station with Restaurant and Hotel. In 1998, launched River Sound Restaurant at the age of 19. Passionate about food and hospitality since very young age.

Arrived London in 1999. Joined and promoted to Head Chef at Zaranj Haute Indian Cuisine, Kew Garden at the age of 20. In 2001, joined Okra Fine Dining Indian restaurant in Primrose Hill with a team from the Tamarind in Mayfair. Later on the whole team went & merged to Benares but Binod Baral joined delhideli as a Head Chef with a vision to develop a new brand of takeaway Indian outlets.

In 2003, became the youngest Group Executive Head Chef of The Bombay Bicycle Club which was then a  part of Clapham House Group. In 2010 joined Global Head Chef (Asian Cuisine) for DO & CO International. Responsible for catering of 68 International and National Airlines, Formula 1 Race, Chelsea Flower show and Champion league Final.

Co-Founder, Director & Chef Patron at MoMo & Roti, West London (Nepalese restaurant without Tandoor in kitchen and tikka masala & korma on menu) and Zumbura, Clapham (an extension on Mum’s Indian Kitchen). Culinary Director at the Black Lemon Plant Base Catering along with many other projects.