Vijay is a well-known restaurateur and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. His noteworthy success, branded as Amber, represents Indian cuisine at its finest level, on par with other global standouts. The Amber group of award winning Restaurants in Northern California therefore represents a class of distinctive and innovative culinary offerings. In addition to the overseeing of the restaurants, Vijay devotes his time to continually studying and engaging innovations in Indian cuisine, with the objective of articulation in North America and elsewhere. While he continues to build on his restaurant success, he helps improve the world’s perception of Indian cuisine prepared in the United States. He is a Charter Member of TiE and is affiliated with culinary and hospitality professional groups. He is engaged in mentoring of aspiring entrepreneurs and devotes considerable time and resources to social, charitable and political causes.