India does not have a version of the Michelin Guide so a private investor is enlisting the help of chef Gaggan Anand to create their own restaurant ranking system for the subcontinent.
Sameer Sain, co-founder and CEO of Everstone Group, has founded Culinary Culture, a platform that aims to provide authoritative rankings for restaurants and chefs through 'Foodstars' the Indian equivalent of Michelin stars.
Sain is joined in the venture by food writer Vir Sanghvi and two Michelin star-chef Gaggan Anand and the Culinary Culture platform will publish its first Indian guide in April.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.
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Chefs and restaurants around the world are taking action in a diverse number of ways to ensure they protect the health and welfare of their staff and customers as well as their business during the coronavirus outbreak. Find out how.