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Chef Vikas Khanna partners with VAHDAM India for New York's latest culinary venture "Bungalow"

Jaya Vishwakarma
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Chef Vikas Khanna partners with VAHDAM India

Chef Vikas Khanna partners with VAHDAM India

VAHDAM India, a home-grown teas and wellness brand aimed at bringing India’s finest teas and spices across the world, has partnered with Michelin Star Chef Vikas Khanna for the launch of his newest culinary endeavor, 'Bungalow.'

The latest restaurant aims to transport diners on an epicurean journey across India's 28 states, showcasing timeless recipes and innovative twists curated by Chef Vikas Khanna himself.

The location

Situated in the vibrant heart of New York City's East Village, 'Bungalow' officially opened its doors to eager diners on March 23rd, boasting an exquisitely curated menu of multiregional Indian cuisine.


According to the company's statemnet, Diners at 'Bungalow' will have the opportunity to savor and even take home an exclusive spice blend, 'Garam Masala,' meticulously crafted for this partnership.

VAHDAM India's single origin spices were also featured as giveaways in a Bungalow preview lunch with Michelen star chefs from across the USA - truly putting India on the map.

Leadership comments 

Speaking of the collaboration, Michelin Star Chef Vikas Khanna said, “VAHDAM India has been working on the vision to bring the best of India to the world, and I’m excited to be collaborating with the team again. My latest launch is dedicated to millions of kitchens, chefs, cookbook writers, street vendors, and home cooks across India - and most importantly to our mothers, who have nurtured our souls forever. Both VAHDAM and I believe in India’s rich cultural traditions and are excited to see it grow further.”

Bala Sarda, Founder & CEO, VAHDAM India, said, “We are extremely honored and excited to extend our partnership with Vikas Khanna for his latest culinary masterpiece in New York. Vikas's vision with this restaurant is unparalleled, and each cuisine will provide that distinguished flavor and richness. Our aim aligns with the vision of Vikas to take India's finest across the world. India is known for its rich heritage and flavor, and we believe this partnership will be a great fit."

Diverse range of spices 

The company said that its India’s collection of spices are sourced garden-fresh, packaged at VAHDAM India’s BRC Certified facility, and shipped directly to consumers. 

All the spices are single-origin from states and regions that are known for high-quality products. The collaboration builds upon VAHDAM India's successful foray into the spice market, marked by the appointment of Michelin-awarded chef Vikas Khanna as its esteemed brand ambassador in March 2023.

Since then, The brand has introduced a diverse range of 25 single-origin spices tailored specifically for the discerning palate of the US market. VAHDAM India is a climate and plastic-neutral brand.

Notably, It directs a minimum 1% of its revenue towards the education of its growers children under its flagship CSR initiative, TEACH ME.