Ali Mandhry

Ali Mandhry is a well-known Kenyan chef, producer, writer, TV/radio host, and entrepreneur. Ali Mandhry is also well-known for receiving prestigious awards such as the International Hall of Fame Award from The Sweet Life and the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan Sports Award.

How old is Ali Mandhry?

Ali Mandhry was born on May 13, 1988, and he is currently 32 years old. He was born in Mombasa, Kenya, and his zodiac sign is Taurus. Ali got his inspiration from his grandfather, and this inspiration led him into the kitchen at the age of nine. At the age of 12, he began selling homemade cakes to fellow students and teachers.

Ali Mandhry interned at the Sarova White Sands Beach Resort and Spa after graduating from high school. Ali later enrolled in a food production apprenticeship program at Kenya Utalii College. He earned an honors degree from Kenya Utalii College.

Does Ali Mandhry have a child?

Khadija Abdalla (@dijalartiste) is Ali Mandhry’s wife. The couple first met at their wedding on August 31, 2014. They have two daughters, Alyaanah and Anaya. Ajwad Ali Said Mandhry, the couple’s son, was born in August 2020.

How tall is Ali Mandhry?

There is no verified information about Ali Mandhry’s body measurement details, such as his height, weight, chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, and so on. In addition, the chef has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He also typically wears a short beard, as is common among Muslim men.

 Career line of Ali Mandhry

  • Ali Mandhry is a professional chef. Ali Mandhry started as a culinary instructor at Kenya Utalii College’s Mombasa campus in January 2011. He was put in charge of the food production department. The young chef currently hosts a cooking show called “Food Time.” It airs on Pwani TV.
  • Ali also hosts “Celebrity Kitchen Raid” on Zuku Entertainment Channel 100, which airs internationally. The young chef previously hosted a cooking show on NTV Kenya, “Tamu Tamu: Kenyan Cuisine with a Twist,” as well as “Pilipili Jikoni,” a Swahili radio program on Pilipili Fm in Mombasa.
  • Ali Mandhry also co-hosts “Power Breakfast” on Citizen TV Kenya every Thursday. Ali is also a writer. Every Saturday, he writes the recipe column ‘Eats’ for Eve Woman magazine. It is published in a standard newspaper.
  • Similarly, Ali Mandhry is a judge on Kenya’s first reality cooking competition, Kikwetu Supa Chef. It can be seen on K24. The L’artiste Pastry Factory is owned by Ali Mandhry. He also represents Kenya’s Chef Association. Ali Mandhry has also been named the brand ambassador for Kericho Gold Tea.
  • Furthermore, Africa Style Daily named Ali one of the top five reigning chefs of African cuisine. DSTV named him one of Africa’s top male chefs.
  • Ali Mandhry has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and television. In December 2011, the young chef appeared on “Ma Osama Atyab” alongside Osama el Sayed to promote authentic Kenyan cuisine. He was also a culinary instructor before becoming a judge on the show Kikwetu Supa Chef.
  • The chef was awarded the International Hall of Fame award by The Sweet Life. In June 2018, Ali posted an Instagram photo of himself and fellow chef Marcus Samuelsson eating at Kitchen & Table. He is also known internationally as Chef Ali L’artiste.
  • Ali is also a celebrity chef, TV/Radio personality, culinary instructor, and food stylist. In addition to his grandfather, Ali cites Bil Hana Wal Shifaa as an inspiration. It was a cooking show that featured Arab cuisine, and after watching it, Ali decided to teach himself to bake.
  • Following high school, Chef Ali began working as an apprentice chef at the Sarova White Sands Beach Resort and Spa. It was before he enrolled in a food production apprenticeship at Kenya Utalii College. Following graduation, Mandhry pursued a career as an artistic chef to pursue his passion for sugar artistry, pastries, and cakes.
  • Chef Ali’s mission is to inspire and educate people about new culinary trends. He creates, writes, and distributes recipes through blogs and videos on the internet. He does all of this to teach people how to cook. Ali has also appeared on ABC The Chew, CNN African Voices, Dubai TV, hosted by Pilipili Jikoni, Tamu Tamu on NTV Kenya, Kikwete Supa Chef on k24, Food Time on Pwani TV, and Celebrity Kitchen Raid on Zuku Entertainment.
  • Every Thursday, the young chef co-hosts Citizen TV’s power breakfast Live. For the third year in a row, he prepares meals “live” on set. To date, the chef has filmed and hosted over 100 episodes of his own TV cooking shows on various broadcasting networks in Kenya, East/Pan Africa, and around the world.
  • Chef Ali also contributes a weekly recipe column to Eve magazine, which is published every Saturday. Chef Ali has worked to promote Kenyan cuisine on a national and international scale throughout his career. In 2011, the young chef launched a project to train young chefs at Kenya Utalii College.
  • It concentrated on pastry presentation and also created the “Basic Food Presentation Skills Course,” which honed the presentation skills of hotel industry chefs in Kenya.
  • In recognition of his efforts, Africa Style Daily has named Ali one of the top five reigning chefs of African cuisine. Similarly, Ali was voted the number one chef in Kenya on a top ten list. The chef was also the first African chef to receive the International Hall of Fame Award (USA) and currently serves as Kenya’s Chefs Global Ambassador.
  • Ali has also participated in the IFAD’s Recipes for Change campaign. It is a project in which chefs highlight the need for smallholder farmers to adapt to climate change now in order to protect their food security.