Who am I?

This is where the PR team gives a neat and clean intro, though trust me i’m just a shy boy following his heart, nothing more.

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“All of 27 years, Saransh is an Anchor and Chef Consultant for Food Food channel and has also been a Food Columnist with Discover India magazine. He hosted India’s biggest food travelogue show ‘Roti, Rasta aur India’ where he set a record in Limca Book of Records, 2014 of being the first Indian chef to travel 20,000 kms by road in 100 days to discover India’s rich food heritage and tracing its history.

He is currently hosting “The Spice Traveller”, an international food travelogue exclusively designed for the web. One of the first kinds in India, the series is an “Online – Only” in which the chef travels across the globe spreading the love of spices as he learns about new cultures and cuisines. As a part of this campaign one of his popular dishes “Spaghetti Moilee” was also served on Virgin Atlantic in their “First Class” menu.

Saransh was a food enthusiast at an early age, making his first Jalebi for his family at the age of 12. With the encouragement from his family, especially his grandfather, he was drawn more and more into the culinary field as his passion for food grew. Graduating from Institute of Hotel Management – Aurangabad (Taj group of hotels), Saransh got a degree in B.A. Honors in Culinary Arts in 2008 and trained in the highly professional Taj kitchens for six months. To get a deeper knowledge of the culinary arts, he worked with The Leela Kempinski, Bangalore for a year in 2009. A man of many talents, Saransh then worked towards pursuing his dream of acting by joining “Barry John Acting Studio” and learning about the real art of Theatre & Camera in 2010.

 

Saransh’s first taste of television success began when he won a spot on ‘Food Food Maha Challenge’ in the year 2011 hosted by Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. Saransh was one of the 16 contestants on the show who were battling to the win the coveted title of ‘India Ka Super Chef’. In the show, Madhuri tagged him ‘My chocolate hero’ & he went on to become India’s first Super Chef.

In the past, Saransh has also featured on the TV show called Instant Noodle Diaries on Channel News Asia, Singapore & has done 100 plus on-ground events for various food brands and festivals all across the globe.

His current other shows on Food Food Channel include Health Challenge, Firangi Tadka, Herbs and Spice, Healthy Fridge & The Fit Foodie. He also participated in a culinary battle on Sony Television called ‘Sanjeev Kapoor Ke Kitchen Khiladi’.

Saransh’s specialty is contemporary Indian food, with varied knowledge of Italian food & bakery and confectionery as well. He is particularly famous for his delicious Butter Chicken so much so that it’s now known as ‘Koyla Goila Butter Chicken’. Saransh’s philosophy is to preserve traditional Indian cooking techniques and food and give it a modern look and character so it is easily accepted by the youth.”