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Renowned Chef Vikas Khanna’s Culinary Museum inaugurated at Manipal

Renowned Chef Vikas Khanna’s Culinary Museum inaugurated at Manipal

Mangalore Today News Network

Manipal, Apr 06 2018: Michelin-starred Chef Vikas Khanna’s venture, India’s first living culinary museum that is set to display over 10,000 objects  in the near future  was inaugurated on April 6, Thursday by Vikas Khanna’s mother in  the presence of  Vasanthi R Pai, MAHE  Pro Chancellor Dr H S Ballal, Indira Ballal, Registrar Dr Narayan Sabahit, Poornima Baliga and others. Vikas Khanna is the Founder and Curator of the museum.


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The Culinary   museum spread approximately over 25,000 sq ft, is shaped in the form of a giant pot very similar to the ones found in Harappa. Located at the Welcome group Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal University, the museum is an attempt at  preserving the history of India’s rich tradition of culinary arts. The museum already boasts of thousands of objects such as the plates made by the Portuguese in India, a 100-year-old ladle used to dole out food at temples, vessels from the Konkan, Udupi and Chettinad regions, bowls dating to the Harappan era, an ancient samovar and so on. The display will be in 17 categories including samovars, pots, cups and saucers; serving dishes; rolling pins, chulhas,  tiffins and containers, churners etc.

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