Singing while cooking is more than a mere accompaniment to the chopping of vegetables or the simmering of a savoury stew. In the heart of culinary creativity, there exists a maestro who orchestrates a symphony of flavours and melodies at the renowned eatery, Kachori. Chef Manpreet Singh Ahuja is not your typical culinary artist; he is a virtuoso who seamlessly blends the art of cooking with the magic of music, creating an unforgettable cooking experience.
Meet The Singing Chef
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Chef Manpreet, a culinary genius with a passion for both gastronomy and music, has crafted a unique niche for himself. He is an Indian chef who is currently working in an English restaurant, Kachori. Chef Manpreet documents his cooking journey in films, and what distinguishes him is his passion for singing. In his videos, he is frequently seen singing with genuine excitement. His food is undeniably amazing, but he is also known for his singing ability.
Chef Manpreet Singh is seen in the video singing ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ while spreading dosa batter on a griddle. He humorously changes parts of the words to pay homage to dosa. Other chefs join in the fun, dancing and singing along with him. His coworkers continue to dance and have a fantastic time while he plates the dosa. Ahuja, however, improvised and sang as he put the batter on the pan and put the potato mix into it to make the dosa, “Baar Baar Dekho, Hazar Bar Dekho, Ke Dekhne Ki Cheez Hain Hamara Hindustan, Dosa ho, dosa ho”
The caption of the video reads, “How to make a Dosa even tastier? Simply sing, dance, and be happy while making it.”
At Kachori, Chef Manpreet has transformed the kitchen into his stage. Armed with a spatula and a ladle, he moves with the grace of a dancer, infusing each dish with precision and flair. His singing adds an ethereal quality to the cooking process. One might wonder how the intricate art of singing seamlessly intertwines with the precision required in a kitchen. For Chef Manpreet, it’s all about balance and passion.
There’s More To This Talented Chef
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Chef Manpreet Singh Ahuja’s culinary prowess and musical talents have garnered attention all over the internet. His unique approach to the culinary arts has not only elevated the dining experience but has also inspired a new kind of cooking. Singing adds a playful dimension to cooking, turning it from a chore into a delightful experience that engages all the senses.
At Kachori, he continues to harmonize the tastes and tunes. According to his LinkedIn profile, Ahuja is a three-time finalist in the UK’s Craft Guild of Chefs Awards and has worked and supervised kitchens for restaurants, hotels, yachts, pop-ups, contract catering setups, community kitchens, and others.
So, the next time you find yourself in the kitchen, don’t just reach for the recipe book; reach for your favourite tunes like Chef Manpreet Singh Ahuja. He a virtuoso who seamlessly blends the art of cooking with the magic of music, creating an unforgettable dining experience.
Cover image credits: Instagram/Manpreet Singh Ahuja
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