Mahec announces partnership with Indian Culinary Legend
12th February, Dubai, UAE – After cooking up legendary feasts for royalty, world leaders and celebrities for over five decades, Chef Satish Arora brings his culinary magic to Middle Eastern shores.
A trendsetter and master chef, Chef Arora’s illustrious career started at the age of 26 when he took over the reins of the kitchen in Taj Group’s flagship hotel in Mumbai India. Being the world’s youngest chef in a five-star kitchen, was one of the first feathers in his hat. He accumulated praises, awards and prestigious accolades in plentitude, including being declared as one among “the world’s 20 best chefs” in 1991 and receiving numerous prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards from Curry Club of England in 2007, Star Group in 2016, Hospitality Leaders Choice UK in 2016 and Food Food TV Channel in 2017.
Chef Arora epitomises a culinary era where food, among other things, he insists was simple and authentic. Over the course of his career, he has served and received generous admirations from esteemed guests such as Princess of Wales Diana, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, High Highness Prince Aga Khan IV, Queen Elizabeth II, U.S.President Bill Clinton, President Mikhail Gorbachev, Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher and John Major, boxing legend Mohammed Ali, musical maestro Zubin Mehta, and astronaut Neil Armstrong to name a few.
A genuine innovator, his passion for food led him to start a revolution in the Indian-dining scene by cutting away from the ‘greasy, cream-laden curry’ culture that was predominant in those days. Now Chef Satish Arora graciously brings his magic to the dynamic gastronomic landscape at Mahec, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. Chef Arora has designed a menu which includes Celebrity favourites such as Shahenshahi Kofta Makhani created for Amitabh Bachchan, Butter Chicken served to Queen Elizabeth II, Sikandari Lamb Chops for Bill Clinton, Prawn Curry Goan style for Lady Thatcher & the famous Bombay Pudding for Prince Charles. Keeping the health conscious diners in mind the restaurant will also offer freshly baked Gluten-free breads and rotis upon request. Guests can enjoy legendary favourites signature dishes along with MAHEC’s all-time favourites as Chef Asif and team redefine your perception of traditional Indian cooking at Mahec by Satish Arora.
“I’m blessed to have had the opportunity to serve world leaders and celebrities for the past 5 decades. Now I look forward to being in Dubai in this extremely vibrant and dynamic F&B scenario” states Chef Satish Arora. “We are delighted to have Chef Satish Arora bring his expertise and magic touch to the food lovers of Dubai. Guests can expect nothing short of a feast fit for royalty at Mahec by Satish Arora” – Rohit D Khagram, MD of RDK International and Owner of Mahec