Priyam Chatterjee becomes 1st Indian chef to win French honour

Priyam Chatterjee became the 1st Indian chef to be awarded the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricoleto’ by the government of France to recognise his contribution towards reinventing the gastronomic scene in India.

Chatterjee is best known for revisiting the traditional dishes from his native state of West Bengal and giving it a French twist.

‘Ordre du Mérite Agricole’ (Order of Agricultural Merit) is a distinction bestowed by the French Republic for outstanding contributions, to agriculture, agro-food industry and gastronomy.

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  • President of France: Emmanuel Macron; Capital: Paris; Currency: Euro, CFP Franc.

Source: The Hindustan Times

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