Varun Tuli (b.1982) is an alumnus of St Columba's School and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he completed his Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in 2005.Food is the greatest passion for the young restaurateur who is also a budding chef. During his various travels across the world, he enjoys discovering new cultures via their cuisines. On his time off, Varun loves to experiment in the Kitchen, with his icons and mentors being Thomas Keller, Alan Yau, and Ferran Adria.
As a continuously innovating entrepreneur, Varun is always looking for new ways and ideas to bring to life individual passions. In 2008, Varun decided to follow his passion and setup Yum Yum Tree, India’s first restaurant with the concept of conveyer belt sushi. He subsequently setup Yum Yum Cha, a chain of origami themed Asian restaurants, Noshi-Yum Asian Delivery and Food Inc. one of India’s premiere catering services.
Varun’s drive to innovate never dies and he hopes to expand these ventures to even greater heights in the coming years.