|Birth||3 April 1997|
Garima Poddar (Hindi: गरिमा पोद्दार ; born 3 April 1997) is an Indian celebrity chef known for her title which she won IIHM Young Chef India schools. Also she is known as Garry after (Garry Mehigan), her favourite judge in Masterchef Australia. At the age of 17 she was honoured by Dr. Suborno Bose, as he draped a national flag across her shoulder. Garima was the Torch Bearer in Young Chef Olympiad .
Born and raised in Kolkata, Garima Poddar is daughter of Padmasree Poddar And Rakesh Poddar.
She completed her schooling from Calcutta Girls' High School, Kolkata and is pursuing a bachelor course from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.
She won IIHM Young Chef India title among 3000 schools and 30000 students of India she was selected as first finalist from Eastern Region.
She was praised by renowned chefs, such as Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and Chef Gordon Ramsay. She was managed to put up 10 dishes in 3 hours, which was rather challenging but she did it. Later, she was awarded by His excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President Of India as one of the top #100women achievers of India in the globalising India category, in January 2016
Awards and achievements
|Year||Awards & Achievements|
|2011||Certificate And Prize for The Best Handicraft at The Statesman Voices VIBES|
|2012||Medal for securing the position of MIXED DOUBLES RUNNER in West Bengal State DARTS Championship|
|2014||Winner of IIHM Young Chef India Schools 2014 title held in London, organised by IIHM in association with Ministry of Tourism,Government of India. .|
|2015||Judge at YOUNG CHEF REGIONAL COMPETITION|
|2015||Torch bearer at 2015 Young Chef Olympiad, Opening Ceremony.|
|2015||Started Pirates Deck in partnership, a Café for teenagers. It being the first dart café in Kolkata.|
|2016||Top 100 Women Achievers of India Award|