While signature desserts named after French women will be featured, the cafe's menu includes simple, savoury food main course dishes. Author. We have four outlets in Mumbai. Pooja Dhingra, the head chef and founder of Le15 Patisserie, is Scroll Food’s Chef of the Month for November. In-restaurant dining is seeing a big impact in the past few days, reporting an approximate business drop of 30-35 per cent, with the restaurants located within mall premises recording a sharper drop, it added. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Pooja’s connections and jobs at similar companies. The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Thursday said there has been definite impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the overall food service business, with various segments being impacted in varying degrees. "We are proud to announce that the Le 15 Dessert counter is now open!!!" “ I knew, deep down, for the first time that I had to make some hard and rational choices. [4] After completing her course, Dhingra returned to Mumbai and opened her first store in March 2010 with the single goal of creating Parisian styled culinary experiences in India. Le15 Patisserie was founded in 2010 by Pooja Dhingra, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, Paris. Though women, by popular opinion, are considered to be fit for the kitchen, most of the renowned chefs across the world are men. Pooja Dhingra’s first memory of baking is when she was six years old with her aunt who taught her how ... owner of the extremely popular Patisserie chain, Le 15 in Mumbai. [2] She initially enrolled at a law school in Mumbai before quitting in 2004, switching careers to attend a hospitality and management course at the César Ritz school in Le Bouveret, Switzerland. Her patisserie however will continue its regular business. Pooja Dhingra is among many entrepreneurs in the restaurant businesses taking hard but important decisions about their business. She is the owner of the rst lip-smacking macaroon bakery chain Le 15 Patisserie in Mumbai, India. Her ambition is to open establishments throughout India.[2]. Serial Entrepreneur. Pooja Dhingra (born 1986) is an Indian pastry chef and businesswoman. Hi Pooja, Thank you for putting forward ‘Life, on the line’ for your first book club read. Parineeti Chopra called Dhingra a 'soldier' and sent hugs in the comments section. Today, her desserts are sought after by Bollywood celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor, Lara Dutta and even the Ambanis. Pastry Chef. I’ve had to make some tough (and heartbreaking) decisions this past month. She is everyone's role model but has had her shares of ups and downs. Sophie wrote, "Sending you the biggest hug pooj...Letting go of something you love is the hardest but there are bigger and better things in store for you and all of us, your fans and friends, will be right there rooting for you!" It was an inspiring read, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. She has been featured in national dailies and is … [5] In 2016, Dhingra expanded her enterprise, opening a new location called Le15 Café in South Mumbai. Chef Pooja had been doing the same during the lockdown, adapting recipes from her old books- Big Book of Treats, The Wholesome Kitchen and Can’t Believe It’s Eggless! From cupcakes, cakes and tarts to macarons and eclairs, we offer delicious and addictive treats. Thank you for giving our baby so much love." Owner of Le 15 Patisserie/Cafe and Studio Fifteen Mumbai. When still young, Dhingra learnt the art of baking from her aunt. 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[6], When she opened her Mumbai business in 2010, she had a staff of only two. She has been featured in national dailies and is a regular in fashion and lifestyle glossies not just for her abilities in the kitchen, but also as a dynamic businesswoman and inspiration to women - she was selected by Forbes India for their ‘30 Under 30’ achievers list for 2014 and the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list. The cafe staff had taken to the streets, offering snacks as a respite from the long queues and the sultry Mumbai "winter", to those waiting for their turn at the ATM. Dhingra's best friend Sonam Kapoor took to her Instagram handle to send love as she is currently in Delhi and wrote that 'it will only get better from here'. With that said, a popular cafe in Colaba, South Mumbai, Le 15 cafe was recently shut. The baker took to her Instagram handle to reveal that she has to close her shop after successfully running it for a decade. View Pooja Dhingra’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Both her father and her brother Vaarun Dhingra are restaurant owners. squeals Mumbai pastry chef Pooja Dhingra on her blog today. The impact of Coronavirus on the hospitality industry is not hidden and the recent business to shut their cafe is Le 15, Colaba, in Mumbai owned by pastry chef Pooja Dhingra. On World Macaron Day, we collaborated with Pooja Dhingra and the team at Le 15 Patisserie to create a short film that follows the journey of their iconic dessert-… She wrote, "April was anything but easy. A post shared by Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamkapoor) on May 1, 2020 at 3:30am PDT, If you’ve ever enjoyed a meal/coffee/dessert at our Colaba or Goregaon Cafes, PLEASE send me that memory (slide into my DMs, I’m reading) ❤️ Thanks for this one @rinichatterje ✨, A post shared by Pooja Dhingra 🗻 (@poojadhingra) on Apr 28, 2020 at 3:42am PDT. Pooja has 2 jobs listed on their profile. Tune in today to stay updated with all the latest news and headlines from the world of entertainment. Things are only going to get better from here I promise. Pooja Dhingra (born 1986) is an Indian pastry chef and businesswoman. Pooja Dhingra, CEO & Executive Pastry Chef Pooja is a celebrated pastry chef with a degree in Hotel Management from Cesar Ritz Colleges, Switzerland and great love for all things sweet. Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Le15 was a quaint cafe situated in the lane between Regal Cinema and Colaba Causeway, mere metres away from The Taj Mahal Palace hotel and Gateway of India. Pooja Dhingra (Image: Instagram/ Pooja Dhingra) Patissier and ‘Macaron Lady’ Pooja Dhingra of recently closed Mumbai bakery LE 15 Cafe is all set to host an eggless cupcake baking workshop on Zoom on June 11 at 4:30 pm. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. She wrote, "April was anything but easy. Other than running a successful company Le 15, she has authored three best-selling baking books and hosts a podcast called #NoSugarCoat. Inspired by the classic French traditions and techniques of patisserie, we began our journey in a tiny kitchen in 2010. She was also selected by Forbes India for their ‘ 30 Under 30 ’ achievers list for 2014 and the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list. For her new café, pastry queen Pooja Dhingra has brought in a Le Cordon Bleu Colombian chef who speaks Hindi and loves pani puri. Having graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Pooja wanted to o er Mumbai a taste of a classic French patisserie. Pooja Dhingra is the founder of the Le15 chain of patisseries and cafes, which she founded in 2010. Yoga Junkie. Salted Caramel Popcorn Cupcake Recipe: Celebrity chef, owner of Mumbai's Le 15 Pâtisserie and Macaron Queen of India, Pooja Dhingra talks … And creating some new recipes with the ingredients available o cial and most preferred.. 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