CHEF SUDHA SHANKAR SAHA
Chef Sudha Shankar Saha is a hugely talented and creative person, with skills allied to incredible hard ethic. His style of Indian cuisine is more imaginative and inventive as he is a gifted Indian chef with a talent underlined by a steer determination. He has taken the Indian cuisine in the league of its own.
His talent has been widely accepted by the critics , the result is — his restaurant Saffron won the coveted GOOD FOOD GUIDE 2010, restaurant of the year award (Midland region) beating 3 rosette French restaurant and a two rosette gastro pub in the race.
His continuous efforts to refine the Indian cuisine is highly appreciated.
Chef Sudha is the winner of many national accolades, renowned for presenting the finest Indian cuisine fused with international influences.
Leicester Mercury describes : The rare talent of Chef Saha is to take the Indian dishes and fuse them with influences all over the world to create a masterpiece.
Birmingham Post describes Chef Sudha cooks some of the best Indian food in Birmingham, a local gourmand , whose pockets are so deep, I would happily live in them.
GOOD FOOD GUIDE says Sudha pushes the boundaries of multicultural cuisine, fusing local produce with global influences to refine his predominantly Indian fare. The result of this East-West love affair is spectacular, and a world away from Birmingham`s infamous Baltis.
His effort to educate people about Indian food is not just accompany the pint of lager, in fact it can be well accompany with good wines, the result is when he won Gastronomy team of the year in Midland region, pairing Indian food with Burgundy wine, and later runners up in the National level by Academy of food & wine.
His style of cooking is more modern approach to traditional Indian cooking, he tries to break the conventional boundaries , opening people`s eyes to multicultural cuisine, prefer to use local and seasonal produce, flavoured with authentic spices and give a western presentation.
The result is when he won the
Dish of the day award in IRON Chef , U.K at Channel4
His contribution to the British society about ethnic cuisine is phenomenal.
He is regular in National TV Channel cookery show like BBC2, CBBC, ITV1, CHANNEL4, BRIT ASIA TV AND FOOD NETWORK.
At the same time he is regularly associated and supports different charity organizations, conducting numerous events at his restaurant to raise the funds for charity donations.