Hari Nayak, Madhur Jaffrey, Sanjeev Kapoor and Vikas Khanna are well-known chefs that popularized Indian food in America and Europe. These Indian chefs have written recipe books and taken part in several cookery programs on TV.
Hari Nayak wrote a bestseller book called "Modern Indian Cooking" and is an active promoter of Indian food in America. Madhur Jaffrey also helped to popularize classic Indian recipes with a 1973 bestseller "An Invitation to Indian Cooking." She has presented several TV programs where she explained the basics of Indian cuisine to a non-Indian audience. Sanjeev Kapoor is one of the most popular celebrity chefs in India. Vikas Khanna has written books and presented Indian TV shows and was in the judging panel of several editions of MasterChef India.