Unravel the Culinary Secret of Kodava Cuisine at Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru

November 8, 2023,
Bengaluru, India

Bengaluru is about to witness a distinctive and unforgettable gastronomic experience as Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru announces an exploration of the remarkable cuisine of Coorg on November 15 and 16, 2023, at CUR8, the Hotel's signature restaurant. This two-day pop-up at Four Seasons is the third in a series of unique partnership with Chef Pin showcasing the incredible culinary talents of home chefs. In this latest pop up, home chef Radhica Muthappa brings to the forefront the lesser known, yet incredibly rich and vibrant Kodava cuisine.

Coorg, nestled in the lush greenery of the south west of Karnataka, is not only known for its breath-taking landscapes but also for its distinct and flavourful cuisine. Coorgi cuisine, often referred to as Kodava cuisine, reflects the culture and traditions of the people of Kodagu, known for their warm hospitality and love for robust and earthy flavours.

At the heart of this culinary celebration is Radhica Muthappa, a passionate home chef who has mastered the art of this cuisine and is set to bring her love for the Kodava culture to the table, creating dishes that pay homage to the region's rich culinary heritage. Her journey as a chef has been a remarkable one with a background in working at The Park Hotel in Chennai and now running a couple of cloud kitchens from her home in Bengaluru. She has honed her skills over the years, and her expertise in Coorgi cuisine ensures an authentic and unforgettable dining experience.

The culinary delights of this micro-cuisine that have long remained undiscovered by many are a beautiful blend of indigenous spices, aromatic herbs, and local produce from Coorg, creating dishes that are hearty, delectable, and deeply rooted in tradition. Savour Radhica Muthappa's flavourful masterpieces including dishes such as Tender Bamboo Shoot Fry, Coorg Meatball (Kaima Undey) Curry and her signature dish, Pandi Curry with Kadambattu, and embark on a journey with Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru into the heart of this regional culinary treasure, celebrating the indigenous ingredients, authentic recipes, and a commitment to quality and innovation.

In an age where the world has become a global village, there is something incredibly special about exploring micro cuisines such as Coorgi cuisine. Guests can interact with the home chef and learn about the cuisine and the culture of the state in the sophisticated atmosphere of CUR8, where stylish decor and attentive service create the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience.

This pop up at Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru is a gateway to understanding the Kodava way of life, making this event an exploration of both food and culture.

  • Date: November 15 and 16, 2023
  • Venue: CUR8, Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru
  • Reservations: +91 95191 46004