Some of the popular cooking shows on Masala TV are Chef Zakir Live, Live@9, and Weekend Masala.Masala TV is the first dedicated 24-hours food television channel in the world in the language of . Masala TV was launched on 22 November 2006 in Pakistan. Just after few days of its launching, Masala became a household name that was recognized all across the country and helped set the dinner tables in almost all homes during the Holy month of fasting.Masala TV is part of the Eye Television Network which also includes the popular entertainment channel Hum TV. Masala Tv is available in USA on Dish Network.
Chef Tahir Chaudry combines his passion for food and television in the hit cooking show cooking on a budget, a Masala TV series featuring delicious recipes with unique quick fix ideas all made within a limited budget.
Tahir Chaudry started his culinary training in Intercontinental hotel Dubai, where he received a food and hygiene diploma. He was sent to France and Italy for further training.
He received training in the east coast of Italy and Le Meridian Hotel France where he mastered the art of French Cuisine.
In 1998 he went to Singapore where he gave training in various hotels and restaurants.
In 2005 he came back to Pakistan where he joined Pc Gwadar as an executive chef .He later joined Marriot hotel again as an executive chef.
Chef tahir Chaudry is currently working in Masala TV. His debut cooking show was Masala TV’s popular program Lagocheena
This energetic chef offers viewers creative culinary solutions and a true understanding of the basics necessary to guarantee continued success in the kitchen.
Chef Tahir Chaudry is the first chef in Pakistan to earn a master’s degree from the French Culinary School in America.
Zubaida Tariq popularly known as Zubaida Appa is practically a household name .She is renowned for her personal culinary style and for her real love of traditional food which she makes with with pure and simple ingredients . Her expertise in giving kitchen and household advice is Zubaida tariq was born on 4th april 1945 at hydrabad dakkan and got married at the age of 21. she did not know how to cook at the time of her marriage and gradually learnt the art over a period of time. She started her culinary career at the age of 50 in unilever’s dalda advisory service. since then She has been in the field of media for nearly 18 years. with over a 1000 episodes to her name zubaida tariq is a phenomenal household name. Currently she is spreading her culinary knowldege and passion in the popular cooking show handi which is aired on masala tv at 5:00pm Besides her tv shows her radio shows are also a huge success as she always manages to blend wit with wisdom in all of her shows.
Nighttime viewers will recognize this chef for his outstanding dance numbers and unique cooking style. Chef Gulzars creates magic night after night in his late night cooking show Live at nine
Gulzars culinary life began in Tokyo Japan where he received a diploma in culinary arts. He worked withGinza hotel for three years. He then moved to Fukoka resort where he worked for five years.
Soon after that he took his second bite at culinary training from Thailand where he learnt the art of Thai cuisine. He also received kitchen management and front management training.
This gave him the essential skills and knowledge to return to Pakistan in 2005.
In Pakistan he worked for various TV channels but in 2008 Gulzar joined hands with Masala TV where he hosted a cooking segment in the mornings
But no project better showcased his talent than Live at nine. Since then Chef Gulzar has enjoyed his association with Masala TV.