Chef Sabyasachi Gorai’s, or Saby’s, highest accolade is the “Best Chef of India”, awarded by the then President of India, H.E. Pratibha Patel, National Tourism Awards 2011, interestingly the Youngest Chef in India to receive the award, given to only three other Chefs in the past. Chef Saby has a culinary expertise spanning two decades. Starting at Hotel Guestline (Accor) Mumbai and subsequently at Mahindra Holiday Resorts across India, he became the Youngest Executive Chef, at 26, of South East Asia’s largest entertainment centre “The Bowling Company”, at Mumbai, 1999. Continuing his success stories, he became the Executive Chef at Bellissima, Liquid Lounge and Karma at Mumbai in 2001, catering to the best names like Amitabh Bachchan, Azim Premji, the Kapoor Family, Nirmal Zaveri, Anil Ambani and many more. He was the first Chef in India to introduce “The Tasting Menu” at Bellissima, the Fine Dine outlet serving New World Cuisine. Simultaneously, he set up and managed the massive Food Court at Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City serving more than 5,000 meals a day. In 2005 he moved to New Delhi to head the North Indian operations and growth for the Olive Group based out of Olive at the Qutab. Subsequently he started Olive Beach, AI – The Japanese Restaurant, LAP –The Club and The Moving Kitchen by Olive(Outdoor Catering). He served the company as a Culinary Director of all these Units till 2012. Chef Saby has helped in opening other Olive Branches across the country. He has also spent many years training, travelling and researching across different parts of the world honing his skills and knowledge in different cuisines. His latest Success Stories are the Launch of the Olive Culinary Academy, New Delhi, India in 2013 and the phenomenal response to “Soda Bottle Opener Wala”, the Bombay Irani Cafe, at DLF Cyber Hub, Gurgaon, India. He now owns and runs a Boutique Consultancy Company, out of New Delhi, India, called Fabrica by Chef Saby. Just 40, Chef Saby has won several awards for the many restaurants he has worked for and for himself. Most recently he was awarded the Silver Hat, presented by the Indian Culinary Forum, the largest Representative Body of Chefs in India, at their 10th Annual Chef’s Awards function in November 2013. Dr.Shashi Tharoor, Hon’ble Minister Of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India, crowned Chef Saby amidst 700 Elite Hospitality Professionals. Chef Saby’s biggest International achievement came when he won the Award “Best Chef of India” at Varli Awards New York, presented by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Hailing from Asansol in West Bengal, Chef Saby’s culinary art and craft are inspired by greats like Late Charlie Trotter, Tetsuya, Neil Perry and Pierre Gagnaire.