Raj Sharma, a Ranji Trophy Cricket player in his yesteryears hails from Jalandhar Punjab. Raj arrived in the United States in year 1991. He then started his career in the hospitality industry working for Kamal Palace in Long Beach.
Hard work accompanied by dedication and sincerity, groomed Raj to venture with his own restaurant Punjab Palace on Magnolia Ave. in Corona, in the year 2002; thereafter, there was no looking back. Raj opened a second location on Riverside Ave in Riverside in 2011.
Punjab Palace caters primarily to Punjabi and Mughlai dishes, with a combination of Chinese cuisine. The signature dishes are Chicken Tikka Masala, Lasoni Chicken Tikka, Goat curry and Tandoori Fish.
Raj being a chef himself, also utilizes the services of his main chef Gurmukh Singh who also hails from Jalandhar Punjab and has a diploma in electrical engineering. Passion drew Gurmukh into the hospitality industry and his 15 years of dedication, hard work and sincerity, has made him the pillar of Punjab Palace.
The aim at Punjab Palace is to ensure every customer goes fully satisfied and gets his bang for the dollar he spends, which in return has made Punjab Palace earn a Yelp review of 4.5 and is also awarded the BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT in Riverside by Press Enterprise.
Punjab Palace is located at 1766 University Ave. Ste. 102, Riverside CA 92507. Phone 951 756 8356.