Abhijit Saha is the Founding Director and Chef of Avant Garde Hospitality Pvt. Ltd., which currently owns and operates two critically acclaimed award winning restaurants, Caperberry and Fava in Bangalore. In June 2014 Chef Saha opened his Signature Indian restaurant, Saha in Singapore’s Duxton Hill (RAS Epicurean Star Award for Best New Restaurant, 2014). He was awarded the ‘Best Chef of India’ at the Indian Restaurant Congress and Awards, 2013.
With twenty four year of varied experiences, Chef Saha is an expert in Classical and Modern European & Regional Indian cuisines. He has been invited by the Culinary Institute of America as a Guest Chef and Speaker at ‘The World of Flavours Conference‘- 2004, 2005 and 2007. He is a member of the elite team of chefs who contributed to the ‘World Culinary Arts’ DVD which has won the ‘James Beard Foundation’ Award in 2007. In the past he has also won the ‘IFCA Entrepreneur Chef of the Year’ Award 2008-2009 and the SICA ‘Golden Hat’ Award 2010 for outstanding contribution to the culinary field.
Abhijit Saha has studied Hotel Management from IHM Pusa New Delhi; Food Service Technology/ Design and Enology in Johnson and Wales University, Providence, USA. He has enjoys F1 Racing, fine wines, travel, photography, architecture and design.