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29-30, 2013

Chef Abhijit Saha
Founder & Director, Avant Garde Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

Chef Saha is the Founder, Director and Chef of Avant Garde Hospitality Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates two critically acclaimed premium restaurants in Bangalore. Armed with a Hotel Management degree from Pusa, New Delhi, and Oenology from the Johnson & Wales University, USA, Chef Saha currently holds the post of President of The Bangalore Wine Club and is a founding member of The Wine Society of India. At just forty three, Chef Saha is one of the youngest to feature in the coveted ‘Hall of Fame’ list of fifty most important people in the Food and Beverage business in India, published by the UpperCrust Magazine in June 2012.

Caperberry, the signature restaurant by Chef Saha, provokes multiple senses and has won the ‘Best Stand-alone Restaurant in India’ at the Time Out Food Awards, November 2011. Innovation, premium quality and attention to detail are the essential guiding principles of Caperberry, a restaurant that showcases Modern European Cuisine with elements of molecular gastronomy. His very popular second outlet, Fava, is a chic Mediterranean restaurant located at the uber-luxe arcade in UB City with a lounge bar, private dining space and delicatessen.

He has won the Jury Special Chef of the Year Award at the Hotelier India Awards in 2011. In the recent past Chef Saha has been awarded the prestigious Indian Federation of Culinary Association’s ‘Entrepreneur Chef of the Year’ and the South India Culinary Association’s 'Golden Hat' for outstanding contribution towards the profession.

A natural orator, Chef Saha is a regular speaker at the The World of Flavour conference in the Culinary Institute of America, IFCA National Culinary Congress and Times of India Literary Festival, amongst a host of other prestigious events. In March 2012, he was invited by TED to be a speaker at Ted X, Coimbatore, on the Future of Cooking and Molecular Gastronomy.



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