Zakir was born in 1967 at Karachi. He did his inter from Allama Iqbal College. From Hotel Sheraton, he took training of chef then he has started his career from Avari hotel. Then Zakir went to Singapore and from there he did courses of Chinese and Thai cuisine. During that one year of training period, he has also done fruits and vegetable carving course. Other than that he has also traveled to South Africa and Dubai for cooking courses. He got married in 1987 and now has 3 daughters and 2 sons.
Chef Zakir has been a very popular chef since the beginning. Chef Zakir's Books are very popular and are in high demand.
A wide collection of delicious and authentic stew recipes from around the world with special taste concentration from Chinese, Pakistani, Indian, Middle Eastern and South Asian cuisine. A select collection of famous European and American delicious stew recipes are included too. Nothing beats a bowl full of delicious stew in those winters nights or any night for that matter.