Dr. Chef Soundar holds Bachelor Degrees in Science,and Catering and Hotel Management, He has been certified in World Cuisine from the Culinary Institute of America.
Completed a fellowship program at the St Nicholas University, Louisiana
Certified by the World Association of Chefs (WACS)
Certified by Training House, USA as a "Catalytic Instructor Honorary Doctorate in 2011
Dr.Chef Soundararajan has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Vels University by the former President of India, Dr. APJ. Abdul Kalam.
Golden Star Award in 2008 Received Golden Star Award in 2008 issued by the South India Culinary Association. This award also marked his service to the Food & Beverage industry for twenty-five years.
Best Chef of India' Award in 2008 He was awarded the 'Best Chef of India' in 2008, by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India for his contribution to the culinary fraternity in his career which spanned three decade.