New Delhi: It is rare that you get a chance to experience the best food, ace photography and the finest technology together. And all that happened on 26th April, 2014, Saturday at Miele Experience Centre, New Delhi.
Chef Sabyasachi Gorai popuparly known as Chef Saby, the youngest chef to have received the title of “Best Chef of India”, awarded by the then president of India- Pratibha Patil (apart from all other possible chef awards) prepared the main course for the gathering from the corporate world.
While Chef Saby did what he does best, Param Grewal, renowned food photographer and founder of fnbshoots captured the experience! Miele, known for its revolutionary home appliances marked another benchmark for itself with this one of its kind soiree put together by ThnkMkt at Miele Experience Centre.
The event Foodography, conceptualized by Kartikya Arora, founder, ThnkMkt; were attended by people from all walks of life - entrepreneurs, bloggers, editors, food tasters, lawyers and various other socialites was about experiencing food in its totality.
The gathering got the opportunity to overlook the work of Chef Saby and they waited sinfully to taste the mouth watering delicacies he made. A skilfully crafted menu came to life on Miele’s newly launched series- Generation 6000 appliances. The chef prepared Whole Roast Chicken, Mushroom Rissoto, Crumbled chicken sausage risotto, Pollo a la plancha, Creamy Chicken Puffs.
The gathering got firsthand experience of Miele technology as they cooked together with the chef himself.
Chef Saby was quoted saying, “Food and photography are a great combination and nothing can be better than having this amalgamation fostered by ground breaking technology of Miele appliances. I am elated for having been able to give a lifetime of eternity to the dishes I have cooked today. Every little grain has come out smiling in these images clicked by Param that you would want to grab a bite from within the frame! It is a very fortunate association that I have with a brand like Miele which opens its heart for unique ways of celebrating good food and good life.”
Param Grewal, specialist in articulate gourmet food photography captured this food delight in his camera. Foodography united the art of food making with the art of photography. Param brought forth his unique aesthetic sensibility of preserving these fine recipes for life as he shot the Whole Roast Chicken and Rocket and Strawberry Salad. His tips guided the invitees to capture the experience in the best possible way.
“Food photography is not only about capturing the end recipe; it involves capturing the entire process of the art of food making. Rare are the chances when you get to capture the artwork of a renowned chef like Chef Saby!”said Kartikya Arora, creative head behind Foodography.
Technology, food and photography blended in such a fashion was indeed a special experience for all. There was a lot that the invitees took away with them from this event in terms of understanding these diverse yet related elements!