Justin Paul


About Justin

Justin Paul was the senior chef of The Golden Peacock at The Venetian in Macau. Under his leadership, The Golden Peacock carved a unique place for itself in fine dining in Asia, winning a one-star rating from the coveted Michelin Award eight years in a row.

Every dish tells a story

Whether it’s starters, main courses, or desserts, Chef Justin Paul weds the authentic with the experimental and the known with the new to create a signature range that’s unlike anything. Using Indian ingredients in unique European and East Asian tradi-tions, his dishes are as ingenuous as the country that shapes his culinary journeys.

Reimagining Indian Cuisine

Chef Paul is inspired by both the country’s history and geography. He approaches each dish as a singular work of art, crafted with passion and precision, ingenuity and experi-mentation. Using hand-picked, organically sourced ingredients from all over the world, he dextrously creates the choicest of Indian dishes, always in limited quantities, with immaculate attention to detail.

Favoured by the
Who’s Who

At The Golden Peacock, Chef Justin Paul and his team catered to the who’s who of the global elite, in gatherings intimate and enormous. He led the team that catered for the 2008 East Asian Games containing guests from India and the Middle East. During the 2009 and 2013 IIFA Awards, Chef Paul and his team laid out a lip-smacking spread for up to 5,000 guests, including the reigning stars of Indian cinema.

In 2012, it was the turn of the Zee Cine Awards. The Venetian at Macau being the go-to spot for conventions of the Fortune 500, he regularly created customised and innovative dishes for the crème de la crème of global business. Other than Bollywood stars and business tycoons, Chef Paul is honoured to count David Beckham as one of his frequent guests at The Golden Peacock.

Winning Hearts and Accolades

Other than winning the Michelin Award eight years in a row, Chef Paul has been felicitated for his culinary dexterity at multiple levels. In 2018, he was honoured by the highly acclaimed Black Pearl Guide in Macau. He also received a Certificate of Bravo Award in 2008 and four Certificates of Appreciation in 2009. Chef Justin Paul is a seven-time Key to Venice award-winner.