|Celebrity Chef Jacob Sahaya Kumar passed away|
Celebrity Chef Jacob Sahaya Kumar passed away after suffering cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Chennai on Sunday (04-11-12). Jacob is widely known in the household for his cookery show in SUN TV titled 'Aahaa Enna Rusi'.
38-year-old Jacob Sahaya Kumar was a bachelor and a successful restauranteur. He was also a visiting chef and consultant chef for various hotels in India and overseas. Chef Jacob was also a food historian and had interest in promoting South Indian food through his cookery shows.
Chef Jacob was from a family of doctors and got into cooking at the age of 14 years, inspired by his mother. He completed BSc in Physics from the American College in Madurai and later completed a Catering degree from SNR and Sons College. Jacob is also a Guinness World Record Holder for the longest individual barbecue marathon.