Proficiency: Veg & Non-Veg
Vijaylaxmi is a good amalgamation of the north and south. Being a south Indian, she is based in Delhi and has had the best of both worlds. A divorced, single parent, Vijaylaxmi is a confident woman, who wants to be independent and keep her past behind her and embrace her love for food as her profession. 35 year old Vijaylaxmi currently works as an admin in a real estate firm and has worked as a cook in a diplomats’ home.
She loves cooking and has prepared many international cuisines as a cook. She loves Indian food the best, and propagates the same on the show. Her inkling is towards baking mostly, with her forte being cakes. She has learned the basics of cooking from her father-in-law. “MasterChef is a platform for people like us who want to do loads in life but never get a chance. Due to burdens in life, we are forced to work for a living and have to forget our passion. Thankfully I have got this opportunity and will make the best of it.”
She is quite knowledgeable about food and does not shy away from experimenting. She is confident at techniques and handling spices. Her dream is to be a chef and open a restaurant or a coffee shop.