Sunny Baweja

Richmond, VA

An Award Winning Chef. Sunny was born in Punjab in India. Punjab is a farming state and that reflects in Sunny’s cooking and passion at Lehja. Lehja has been featured in Conde Nest Traveler Magazine, Good Food America. Also Washingtonian mentioned Lehja to be the best Indian outside of Washington DC. Sunny has even won Burger Blast last year. He has also won The Healthy Dish award for his “Chaat”at the Broad Appetit. He always try to bring innovation to his menu by bringing best of both classic Indians and progressive Indian food. He’s also very passionate about his wine programme at Lehja, which has won Wine Spectators “Award of Excellence” since open.

Sunny has been featured multiple times on Local media including, Richmond Magazine. He’s also a part of slow food movement and a big supporter of American Heart Association! He has been a part of many charity events across Virginia. Being a dad of 2 handsome boys, he also spends quality time with his two little ones!