It did not take long to hear about Origin India Restaurant and Bar. They provide its guests with a modern and refined approach to traditional Indian cuisine.
The menu, created by Executive Chef Kuldeep Singh, embraces the rich culture of Indian cuisine. Voted “Best of Las Vegas” for Indian cuisine and rated “extraordinary” by Zagat. The staff at Origin
At the age of 18, while attending a college that specialized in hospitality, he was offered an amazing opportunity to become a partner of Passage to
Recently Origin India announced the addition of Executive Chef Kuldeep Singh to its culinary team. Chef Singh is a seasoned kitchen veteran who has extensive experience working for some of the world's finest resorts and restaurants in
“We have known Chef Singh for several years as he previously worked at one of our restaurants in
Examples of some of Chef Singh's dishes include filo-wrapped fresh Atlantic ‘black pearl’ sea scallops in lime and chili, crisp fried with beetroot and olive chutney; roasted striped bass marinated in coriander, cumin and lime zest served on sautéed garlic spinach with coriander vinaigrette and red pepper extract; and Rogan Josh New Zealand lamb shank with sun dried ginger, tomato and Kashmiri chili served with saffron rice.
We took a tour of the menu with General Manager Avi Mishra with each course paired with wine by mixologist Jozef Letasi and entree suggestions by none other than Chef Singh himself. His five course tasting menu at $45.00 is a real steal considering the quality of dishes you receive. All five courses were outstanding. The New Zealand Lamb Shank with sun dried ginger, tomato , Kashmiri Chili served with saffron rice was a real stand out.
The staff was very attentive and explained each dish as we were just learning about high end Indian Cuisine. Our only regret is that we did not try one of Jozef's Letasi's signature cocktails. But , thats just gives us a reason to come back and we will !
Origin India Restaurant and Bar’s Executive Chef, Kuldeep Singh, is a seasoned kitchen veteran who has extensive experience working for some of the world's finest resorts and restaurants in Ireland, England and India. Born in Meerut, India (about 40 miles northeast of New Delhi), Chef Singh’s expertise does not end with his knowledge of Indian cuisine, but is rather a reflection of his world experience, showcasing Asian-Indian food with a modern and refined flare.
Chef Singh has the finest training one can receive in India, graduating from The Institute Of Hotel Management in his hometown of Meerut (about 40 miles northeast of New Delhi) before going to work for two of the nation’s luxury five-star hotel and resort groups including The Oberoi Hotel & Resort Group and the Taj Group of Hotels. From India he moved to London where he worked in one of Raja’s fine dining restaurants, Origin Asia, and further practiced the art of preparing refined cuisine. His approach is one of style and flare, respecting his country’s flavor profiles and food, but presenting it with his own unique approach.
“I love the food from my country, its spices, herbs and flavors that are native to my hometown of Meerut and the other regions where I trained professionally including Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai,” Chef Singh said. “But what I serve is very different than other Indian food found in
Origin India offers a full bar including a selection of signature cocktails created by resident mixologist, Jozef Letasi, that combine premium spirits with fresh fruit, juices and spices that compliment the restaurant’s cuisine. Its wine list includes interesting choices from both the
On the back of Raja Majid's business card it reads " Our mission is to create an unforgetable experience for every guest , every time. By providing exceptional food and memorable service we transform easy customer into a loyal friend. Its my sincere belief that our customers are our friends, and that they wont find a better Indian dining experience anywhere in Las Vegas "
We must say that they succeeded and we hope we are now " loyal friends" of Origin India.
Join Elaine of the Cuisineist as she speaks with Avi Mishra , visits the kitchen and embarks on an unforgettable trip to India guided buy Executive Chef Kuldeep Singh