Shipra Khanna, winner MasterChef opens her first restaurant in Ahmedabad.
Shipra Khanna, the winner of MasterChef India season 2, opened her first restaurant H.O.T- House of Taste on 10th September in Ahmedabad.
Ms. Shipra Khanna, said "I believe people in Gujarat love food like nowhere else. And that's precisely the reason why I chose this place for my maiden venture instead of my own town.” Ms. Kahanna hails from Shimla is now settled in Mumbai.
She plans to introduce French style cooking fused with Himachali influence presented to the vegetarian palette of Gujarati's along with Indian fusion food. "I don't want a pseudo elite kind of a restaurant but a place that can be enjoyed by all kinds of people," added Ms. Khanna.
An alumnus of the Lorreto Convent and St Bede's, Khanna's forte has always been fusion food. She is now waiting for the launch of her book The Spice Route in which she shares her food journey and many food recipes. The star chef wants to take baby steps for now, but she aspires to venture out to other parts of India soon with her restaurant.