experience culinary romance
Rakesh's presentations are a multi-sensory and aesthetic experience with an element of romance thrown in, as he draws his audiences into a space where food and art converge seamlessly. Rakesh is featured in the eminent panel of judges in the MasterChef India, Tamil. His travels are documented in several TV shows.
Rakesh Raghunathan is a South Indian culinary
ambassador, whose vision is to showcase the rich
heritage of the region to audiences across the world.
He brings a unique perspective and experience of the
south Indian cuisine, while also seeking to turn the
spotlight on the custodians of these traditional
A food raconteur, armed with a wealth of anecdotal
history, and a deep insight into socio cultural
practices, Rakesh has taken food to the realm of the
performative. His presentations are a multi-sensory
and aesthetic experience with an element of romance
and drama thrown in, as he draws his audiences into a
space where food and art converge seamlessly.
He is credited with hosting award winning shows on
National television channels such as Highway Dreams and 100% South Indian for Zee Zest, Super Samayal for Sun TV, ‘Dakshin Diaries’ on Living Foodz as well as Sutralam Suvaikalam for News7 Tamil.