About Vikram Vij
It has been calculated that the total estimate of Vikram Vij net worth is as high as 50 million dollars. Vikram Vij has become famous because of his work as a chef as well as an author of several cookbooks. Moreover, such involvements also led to his many appearances on TV. Thus, all of these activities of his have added up a lot to the total size of Vikram Vij net worth. Vikram Vij is one of the owners of the Indian food restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia, called Vij’s Restaurant and Rangoli Restaurant, where he is working as an owner of it together with his wife Meeru Dhalwala. Thus, working as an owner has also added up to the total amount of Vikram Vij net worth. In addition to working on this restaurant, Vikram Vij has one more called My Shanti, based in South Surrey BC. In 2014, Vikram Vij joined the TV show called “Dragon’s Den”, during its 9th season, where he was chosen to be a new investor.
Vikram Vij was born in 1964 in India. In 1983 he moved from India to Austria, where he intended to study hotel management. It was also this time when he got interested into becoming a chef and got this training.
After some time, Vikram Vij also became a certified sommelier. In 1989 Vikram Vij moved to Canada. There, he started to work at the Banff Springs Hotel, Alberta, Canada. In the period of 1992-1994, Vikram Vij was working with a well known chef, John Bishop.
In 1994 he established his first restaurant, which was called Vij’s. His wife soon joined this business, too. In the beginning, his parents would make food at their home and bring it to the restaurant to sell. In 2003, Vikram Vij’s restaurant was titled as “easily among the finest Indian restaurants in the world” by Mark Bittman, who works for The New York Times. In 2004, his wife joined him in opening one more restaurant called Rangoli.
Also, his wife joined him in writing a couple of cook books, sales of which have also added up to the total size of Vikram Vij net worth. In 2006, their first book was released, called “Vij’s: Elegant and Inspired Indian Cuisine”. This book also became a winner of a few awards, such as Cordon d’Or Gold Ribbon International Cookbook Award and Cuisine Canada’s Gold Award for Best Cookbook.