Professor Pushpesh Pant

Professor Emeritus


Prof. Pushpesh Pant is a noted Indian academic, food critic and historian. He retired as a Professor of International relations from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He is one of India’s leading experts on International Relations as well as Indian cuisine, and as a columnist has written for a number of major publications like Forbes, Open, Outlook, Times of India and The Tribune. He has authored many bestseller books like The Cookbook (2011) which was also named by The New York Times as one of the best cookbooks of the year. He was also featured in an interview in The Australian. The Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 2016. Professor Pant has published widely on travel and tourism, with over a dozen books to his credit.