Sarah Todd Meets PM Modi In Australia
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Author of the My Indian Kitchen cookbook and Masterchef Australia finalist, Sarah Todd, was invited to be part of an event where Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with various influencers from around the country. The chef-entrepreneur-reality TV star was dressed in a floral pantsuit as she sat across from him to speak about Ayurvedic principles in ancient Indian cuisine. Sarah, who also owns two restaurants in India – Antares in Goa and The Wine Rack in Mumbai – gushed about her meeting with her followers on Instagram.

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She said, "An incredible honour to be invited personally to meet one on one with the visionary leader, Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi today in recognition of my work and achievements. @narendramodi and I engaged in a conversation that delved into the Ayurvedic principles of ancient Indian cuisine and the use of the finest local ingredients and their health benefits. Our discussion reinforced my love of India, my passion for the food industry and reaffirmed that I'm on the right track. Beyond the captivating conversation, we also discussed the next steps and carved a clear vision for the direction for me to follow. Grateful for Mr. Modi's guidance and support in shaping my path ahead. Feeling inspired and grateful for this opportunity. Excited for the journey ahead!"

The former finalist and celebrity chef also hosted the documentary Awesome Assam With Sarah Todd back in 2018 followed by a few more television stints. Sarah has been an ambassador for Indian food cultures across the world, through her cookbooks, shows as well as her restaurants celebrating the vibrancy of Indian produce. A self-confessed Indophile, Sarah has worked to incorporate and elevate Indian cooking techniques and ingredients to make them easy and approachable to the world. Tell us your favourite Sarah Todd-Masterchef moment in the comments below!