Ruhel Islam

Ruhel is the owner and Executive Chef of Gandhi Mahal, an award-winning Bangladeshi/Indian restaurant dedicated to embodying environmental sustainability and the peaceful principles of Gandhi. Ruhel also serves on the board of the Lake Street Council. Ruhel was recently selected to participate in the Small Business Administration’s ‘Emerging 200 Initiative,’ a program to support up-and-coming entrepreneurs with skills and tools to build their businesses. He travels frequently to Bangladesh and continuously supports charities and social justice causes through his work at Gandhi Mahal. You can read more about Ruhel's work here and his recent trip to Bangladesh here.

Start date: April 2015

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