Meet the Owners
Passionate About Great Food
OWNER AND EXECUTIVE CHEF
Akshay Jhanjee, The Founder Of Khyber Grill Frontier Indian Cuisine &Caterers, Is A Second-Generation Restaurateur And Caterer. The Son Of Raja Jhanjee, Co-Owner Of The Famous Bukhara Grill In NYC, Jhanjee First Learned His Craft By Working Alongside His Father Since The Age Of 15.
Akshay Went Through An Extensive Training In Every Hospitality Department From Restaurant, Catering, Bar & Banquets. He Eventually Branched Off In 2011 By Opening A Restaurant In The Heart Of New Jersey, South Plainfield, Has Now Established A Phenomenal Reputation In The South- Asian Restaurant And Catering Business.
Popular By The Name Of Khyber Grill Restaurant And Caterers, His Very First Enterprise Was Awarded The Best Indian Restaurant Two Years In A Row By New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Accolades Only Continue To Grow Since Then.
In 2017 Jhanjee Decided It Was Time To Open A Location In North Jersey, A Location That Would Replicate The Same Service & Cuisine Standards As The Previous Location. In December Of 2017 Akshay Has Now Opened A New Unit By The Khyber Grill Brand, Tashan: Divine Indian Dining. Tashan Is A Restaurant Which Is All About A Unique Style & Creative Presentation While Still Maintaining The Taste Of Authentic Indian Dining.
In October of 2019 Akshay along with his younger brother Arnav took the next step in their culinary career by opening Delhi Accent In Ridgewood, NJ. A fine dining restaurant with an innovative approach to Indian cuisine. How does one innovate traditional Indian cuisine? It starts with our food.
From the beginning we have been determined to challenge the worldwide perception of the Indian dining experience. By allowing for artistic and specifically curated alterations to be made to our menu, we have managed to redefine the quality of our traditional recipes. Our chef strives to achieve culinary perfection by combining flavors that appeal to every palate.
This is just the beginning the Jhanjee brothers plan on opening multiple restaurants in the tristate along with franchise models in the years to come.
We Hope To See You Soon At One Of Our Locations.
Akshay & Arnav Jhanjee