From humble beginnings on the streets of Nepal to winning the nation’s hearts on Masterchef: The Professionals, chef Santosh Shah has put Nepalese cuisine firmly on the map.
Starting work aged 14, Santosh worked tremendously hard, rising through the hospitality ranks in India, and eventually moving to the UK.
Once in London, Santosh worked at some of the most renowned Indian kitchens, holding positions at Michelin-starred Benares restaurant and super-trendy Dishoom, before becoming a Sous Chef at The Cinnamon Club and eventually Head Chef at its sister restaurant, Cinnamon Kitchen.
Santosh aims to open a Michelin star, Nepalese restaurant in London.
In this inspirational episode of Thought and Leaders, Santosh talks candidly to Jonathan Gabay from Thought and Leaders about his life, Nepalese cuisine and future.
Plus he offers excellent recipes for listeners to try at home.
If you want to feel galvanized, you are going to adore this episode with a remarkable man.
(31 minutes listening time),
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