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‘India’s Megakitchens’ back on Nat Geo

This Independence Day, meet the people behind India’s Mega kitchens that feed millions. Tune in to National Geographic Channel on August 15 at 10pm and meet Chef Vikas Khanna

August 9, 2016

Megakitchens

Nat Geo is back with the brand new season of one of the top-rated shows of the infotainment genre -- India’s Megakitchens. Like the first season that premiered in 2015, opening as the highest-ever rated new series in the infotainment genre (15+AB, All India), the new season showcases some of India’s biggest and most iconic kitchens with focus on their scale, volume, process and technology.

This season will explore the kitchens of Hola Mohalla, Iskon Yatra, Annapurna and Kalinga Institute. From a Gurudwara that serves nearly 100,000 people during Hola Mohalla to one of the largest travelling kitchens of India serving 10,000 meals every day to a kitchen spread over 18,000 sq. ft. serving ‘satvic’ food, this season covers it all.

The new season will not only showcase the preparation of food and delve into the history and cultural aspects within that environment but will also celebrate the hard work, dedication and unending resolve of the people who operate these massive kitchens. The show is an effort to celebrate and acknowledge the efforts of the heroes who work behind the scenes and feed massive number of people to make these kitchens some of the most incredible ones of India.

This new season promises to amaze the audience with its showcase of the sheer magnitude of operations, the approach towards preparation of the food and the heroes who feed millions and cherish it too. To highlight the scale and emotions, one of India’s most loved chefs, Michelin Star Chef Vikas Khanna, will be the face of the promotion for the series.

Vikas Khanna says, “I am delighted to be associated again with India’s Megakitchens. This is an amazing show that not only focuses on cooking but delves deeper into the history and the people behind each of these kitchens. The scale of the kitchens is truly impressive, but I have been most moved by the love, dedication and superhuman efforts of the people in the background who are the real force behind the kitchens. I hope this show resonates with everyone in the same way it does with me.”

Swati Mohan Swati Mohan

Commenting on the show, Swati Mohan, Business Head-India, FOX Networks Group, said, “After the tremendous viewer response that India’s Megakitchens received last year, we just had to come back with another season. Like any ‘mega’ series from Nat Geo, this series does an in-depth analysis of the incredible science, technology and scale that defines the kitchens. Add to that the people and the emotions attached, and we get truly outstanding content. It has been truly delightful to work on this new season of Megakitchens which is a true tribute to the many who tirelessly, effortlessly continue to feed millions every day. We are extremely proud of this franchisee and we are confident that this season will amaze viewers in true Nat Geo style"

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