Former Bedford College A Level student Gurpareet
Bains has gone on to international fame as a chef - and is now
hitting the headlines with his curry recipe which 'can combat
Gurpareet says the ingredients in one of his recipes are
recognised superfoods and all will be revealed in his forthcoming
book, Indian Superfood.
Gurpareet left Stratton Upper School in Biggleswade to
fast-track his way through A Levels in Politics and Sociology at
the College, and found that the freedom and personal responsibility
allowed here proved to be a good forerunner for life’s
He then set sail for Australia where he studied
hospitality. He ended up running his own restaurant
Planet Bollywood in Turkey and acting as an international culinary
consultant for the Movenpick chain of hotels.
He came back in the UK after ten years away, and is
now living in Kempston. Gurpareet has been a TV chef and been
featured on satellite and BBC programmes. He was invited to be the
guest speaker at Bedford College Achievements Evening in
“"I liked Bedford College as it allowed me to think and act with
more individual responsibly - and it meant I could do my A Levels
at a faster pace,” said Gurpareet.
Bedford College has a big reputation for Asian cuisine - Head of
Hospital Raj Mandal and his Hot Squad are classed as “Team India”
in international competitions.
Find out more about studying A Levels or Hospitality and Catering at Bedford