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Meet Akanksha Dean, the first Indian to train under chef Massimo Bottura

Curiosity in culinary arts began through Sunday meals I prepared with my Chef father, says Akanksha

Surbhi Gloria 

Delhi girl Akanksha Dean has just completed a 3-week internship in Modena, Italy, at the three Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana. What makes this even more special is that she had the chance to train under the most celebrated chef Massimo Bottura. She also happens to the first Indian to train at Francescana.

A little background on Bottura - the king of Modena. His three-Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana won No. 1 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 and came in at No. 2 at this year’s awards. Since then, it has become a culinary tour de force. Most ...

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First Published: Tue, August 01 2017. 09:30 IST
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