Radhika Desai is an American chef who was a contestant on the fifth season of the reality television competition Top Chef, from 2008-2009.
Top Chef Bio
Radhika currently works as the Executive Chef at Between Boutique Café & Lounge in Chicago.
A first generation Indian American, Radhika was born in Ohio and raised in an eclectic Indian-tradition home. Trained in classic French and Indian cuisine, she has worked alongside notable chef Vikas Khanna and has staged at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai.
She has traveled the world over learning new techniques and flavour profiles and brings spice and bold flavours to the table combined with grace and restraint.
Her favourite dish to prepare is spicy chicken and potato curry with cumin scented rice with clarified butter and mint.
She describes her cooking style as globally eclectic with a huge spoonful of love.