Being always energetic and enterprising, Zurath is a highly motivated and creative chef who can mix various foods and produce to healthy and delectable cuisines. Having grown up in India in the Tea Plantaions of the South of India, Chef Zurath has had the passion for cooking since the age of 8. His first catering was in 1982 for the Plantation Club, where he catered for 150 people a dinner buffet. Chef Zurath has worked around the world as a consultant chef for Indian cuisines, and also helped develop various restaurants.

His culinary skills are mixed as he has studied both Indian as well as western cuisines, and the very specialized “Balti Cuisine”, and over the years, he has developed many signature dishes, using materials from both kitchens and creating Fusion Foods. In this range his specialities are in Goan Cuisine, Kerala Cuisine, Chettinaad Cuisine, the Muslim Cuisine of Bangalore & Mysore, the Cuisine of Coorg, and the “Brown Sahib or Gora” cuisine of the Plantations. In addition the delectable Parsi style of Cooking is what he has grown up to, being from a Parsi/Zorastrian family.

Chef Zurath had lived in the Middle East for 12 years, there he had the opportunity to study and learn Arabic and Middle Eastern Cuisine including the cuisines of Morrocco, Algeria, Tunisa, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Lebanon, Oman, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Iran and Iraq. Chef Zurath is proud of that the Iranian Embassy has given him an “authentic food” recommendation and proud of being the only chef to prepare Iranian cuisine for Hong Kong.
Experience Highlights

- “Authentic food” recommendation by Iranian Embassy in Hong Kong
- Certificate in Catering Technology, Applied Nutrition, and Health & Safety (All India Institutes of Hotel Management Services. Chennai. 1989 )
- Experiences around the world:
1994-2004 Saudi Arabia: Setting up Indian Food restaurants
1994-2004 Bangalore, India: Consultant; Setup CRA-ZEE’s Catering Company
2004-2011 Dubai: Exhibition Organisers and Caterers; restaurant consultancy, and catering consultancy in various companies
Since 2011 Hong Kong: Consultant Chef of Eclipse Management Group; Senior Sous Chef of Master of Spices; Executive Chef of Pacific Group Restaurants; Director of Mjs Catering Services

Indian, Arabic and Middle Eastern, Western
Spoken Language(s)

Chef's Note

For BBQ, 5-hour chef’s service is included, HK$1,000/hour for additional service time required.
I require 2-3 hours for preparation at your place.
I can do vegetarian portions on request, please fill in remarks and let me know.
I will bring assistant for large group events.
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Showing 7 review(s) submitted by Gourmets who enjoyed Chef's service:
Michelle Chen

Chef Zurath came to prepare earlier than expected time and we loved that his portion was very generous, very suitable for large party. The beer chicken was our favourite dish and the lemon chicken liver was also very special. Chef Zurath is recommended for special holiday dinner.

Menu selected: Autumn Leaves
Meg Wo

Great work yesterday night.

Menu selected: The Joy of Christmas
anita mishra

Many thanks chef it was excellent! Every food item was perfectly cooked and presented. Fanny you have a treasure in chef Zurath. It was really stellar and beyond fantastic

Menu selected: Zurath's BBQ Service
L. Maggie

Dear Fanny
I’d like to compliment you and the chef (Chef Kamdin ZURATH), for the excellent service(s) provided for the BBQ event being held on 24th October Tuesday.
Our guests have always been pleased with the service they received at your event. Such a commitment to great customer service is to be commended.
You can be sure that we will continue to do business with you for years to come.
Once again, thank you

Menu selected: Chef's Service
Dee Dee Chan


Menu selected: Autumn Leaves
Subina Mok

今次與朋友在家聚會試了Chef Zurath的印度菜, 跟我們平常所認識的印度菜有點不同, 尤其欣賞蒸魚及焗薯仔蛋。如想試一些較特別的菜式, 這會是個好選擇

Menu selected: JAMVA AAVO (Cuisine of the Parsis of India & Iran)
Erica Chan

We had an fun celebration lunch with Chef Zurath, every dish in the menu is delicate, interesting and you can hardly find in Hong Kong. Chef prepares food with heart, he introduced the food and the stories behind, receipes of some dishes are really "old" - they have been used since hundreds or even thousands years ago, which made the day much more memorable and special.

Menu selected: Family Easter Lunch