Mumbai, Jan. 19 -- Chef Marco Pierre White launched his first restaurant, Harvey's, in London at age 24 and had won three Michelin stars by the time he was 33. At 38, he hung up his apron, returned his Michelin stars and retired from a life behind the stove. He traded the long hours for a different kind of food journey, one that turned him into a restaurateur and also took him to the world of television. Famous for his turns in Hell's Kitchen and Masterchef Australia, Marco Pierre White has been mentor, judge and master chef rolled into one.

In Mumbai as a judge for the fourth edition of the World On A Plate culinary festival, the legendary chef will judge some of the country's top restaurants and also host master classes.

Regarded as the...