Gourmand award winning Author of the Book ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’, Chef, Tv Host and Columnist – Maria Goretti
From being a dancer to a warm and friendly face on television and recently publishing her own cookbook, Maria Goretti has always carved her own path linked to her passions.
Today, her cookbook, ‘From My Kitchen To Yours,’ has been awarded by the Gourmand World Cookbook Jury, she has hosted her own cooking show and has collaborated with eateries across the city. She started cooking and documenting her recipes on her blog and YouTube Channel – ‘ The MariaGoretti Corner. In 2014, Maria was a part of the ‘Invite the World to Dinner’ event in Australia as a ‘cultural influencer’ along with top names in the culinary world.
Maria Goretti is an Economics graduate, who studied Fashion Design. She worked as a dancer and, because of her talent, was snapped up for a number of advertisements. She has modeled for Coca-Cola, Liril, Close-up and Volkswagen Beetle, to name a few. She spent five and a half years as a VJ for MTV, interviewing and touring with musicians from around the world. She hosted the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards for India from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. She did the weekly news and entertainment show for Times Now, and also anchored food shows for NDTV. In 2011, Maria cleared, with distinction, the Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay. She writes a food blog that has recipes, slice-of-life stories and poetry.
Maria is also a Deep Sea Diver, Marathon Runner, Adventure Junkie , Motivational Speaker and a home decor enthusiast.