Chef Devan Rajkumar, aka “Chef Dev” is as dynamic a culinary personality as there is in the ever-changing food and lifestyle landscape. He possesses a masterful balance of skill, passion, and energy that consistently wows television audiences, foodie fans, and clients alike.
Classically trained, Chef Devan has plowed his way through top-tier kitchens, marquee television programming, and much-lauded series’, pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and culinary exploration every step of the way.
Driven by his desire and ambition to be one of the best in the business, Chef Devan is embarking on a quest to research and create sensory experiences that modernizes the craft, traditions and tastes of East and West Indian cuisines. Proudly Guyanese-Canadian with strong East Asian roots, Chef Devan seeks to share his lifelong personal love of culture and heritage through the story of food with the world.
Chef Devan is a stalwart chef expert on the continentally-syndicated morning program Cityline and a Food Network judge on the critically acclaimed program, Fire Masters. He is a much sought-after brand ambassador and culinary subject matter expert with a keen skill for live demonstrations both in person and live. Chef Devan not only satisfies everyday food lovers but dedicates time to youth mentorship and community service.
The ‘essence’ of Chef Devan can be found in retail counters across the country with his line of signature soups and sauces he developed for the everyday home cook.
Devan is set to release his highly anticipated debut cookbook, Mad Love, in May 2024.