India-born Harshal Naik captivated the viewers’ attention after he anticipated the upcoming American Baking Show, Holiday Baking Championship.
Harshal Naik is an Indian chef who served as Pastry Chef at the Carnival Cruise Lines.
The Pastry Chef has a superb experience onboard the world’s largest cruise liners and two of India’s 5-star hotels. Harshal worked in the largest Carnival ships; Dream, Magic, Sunshine, and Breeze.
Harshal completed his diploma in food production and pastries, culinary arts, bakery, and tart from the Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology, and Applied Nutrition in Goa, where he obtained the second-highest marks in his batch.
Besides Carnival Cruise Line, the bakery chef assisted as a pastry chef in Pastry Chef de Partie, Taj Hotels, and Marriot International as Industrial Trainee.
Who Is Harshal Naik From Holiday Baking Championship?
Harshal Naik is one of the participants in the upcoming show of Food Network’s cooking competition, Holiday Baking Championship.
The pastry chef is a Pennsylvania-based chef who has acquired twelve years of experience in pastries on a cruise line. As per his bio, Harshal learned to make different types of desserts worldwide working on the ships.
Holiday Baking Championship covers the U.S Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons and airs from early November through late December. The show is judged by renowned chefs such as Duff Goldman, Ace of Cakes, Nancy Fuller, and Lorraine Pascale.
Meet Harshal Naik Wife
Harshal is married to his lovely wife, Mindi Straub. He met her around three years ago while working on a cruise ship.
Mindid’s Instagram profile shows she is a legal assistant, fitness freak, and mother. She has 405 followers on her Instagramaccount@mindistraub, where she has posted numerous with her husband, daughter, and family.
On October 2022, his wife posted an anniversary post. Based on her recent upload, Mindi and the chef have been married for three years.
Mindi and Harshal’s daughter, Lela, is sixteen years; she was awarded Best Female Lifter in her school.
Harshal Naik Nationality: Is He Indian?
As per his bio from the show’s introduction, Harshal hails from a small town in India and is competing in Holiday Baking Championship to enhance his skills and gain experience.
Additionally, the pastry chef accomplished his diploma in high school in India. Harshal’s nationality is Indian.
Regrettably, only a handful of information is available about his personal life in the online portals since the chef has kept his life out of the sight of social media.
On his Instagram handle@harshalnaik46, the chef has 46 followers. The chef developed his keenness in pastry baking during his college days.
How Much Is Harshal Naik’s Net Worth In 2022?
As of November 2022, Harshal Naik’s net worth must be around $ 1 million to $ 2 million.
Since the chef has 12 years of experience in the baking sector, looking at his wife’s social media uploads, Harsahal and his family live a quality life.
According to Glassdoor, the median salary of a pastry cruise chef in America is $40689.Moreover, Baker receives $34,638, an Executive Chef gets paid up to $68,865, an Executive Pastry Chef makes $57,326, and Pastry Cook earns $34,851.
Since he has worked in one of the elite 5-star hotels of India, Taj Hotels, according to sources, the average earnings of pastry chefs from the Taj Hotel are around 3,73,333.