Chef Nitin Mehra has been with the East India Company team for over
ten years. After earning degrees from Algonquin College Culinary and
Le Cordon Bleu, he travelled across Canada experiencing cuisine from coast
to coast. Chef Mehra is also a trained sommelier which gives him the
distinguishing ability to properly match the delicate flavours of Indian cuisine
to the world of wine.
What would people be surprised to find in your kitchen?
Definitely our two fully functional tandoori ovens. They are always an
impressive sight and routinely catch people off guard when they get to see how
our bread is actually made.
The place is burning down; you can only grab three things from the
First, our garam masala. Second, our yoghurt, which we make in-house, the
starter culture for which dates back over 40 years. Third, my kadhi (large
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