My Restaurant in India follows ex-Masterchef contestant Sarah Todd as she abandons her fashionable Melbourne lifestyle and heads to Goa to face the daunting challenge of setting up and running a 400 seat beach club and restaurant.
ButGÇªin an industry where only one out of three new restaurants survive, is this just a flight of fancy?
Perched on the cliffs above one of the most exclusive stretches of beach in Goa, expectations on this young and passionate restaurant rookie are sky high. With very little industry experience, Sarah has everything to learn about running a restaurant. Armed only with her wits, a burning passion for great food and a deep love of India, we follow Sarah as she strives to turn her restaurant dreams into reality, against the backdrop of a foreign land where sheGÇÖll need to find her feetGÇªquickly!
ThereGÇÖs a long list of things that need to be done and upon arrival Sarah soon discovers that things in India are done a bit differently. With the builders trying to finish construction only weeks before the official restaurant opening, Sarah needs to oversee the interior design and furnishing of the restaurant, set up the kitchen, devise a menu, source produce and find and train chefs and staff. She will also have to juggle her duties as a young mother with her mischievous five-year old son, Fenix, tagging along for this life changing journey.
This six part series will follow Sarah through the crucial stages of the restaurant development, through the chaos of opening night and beyond as she sets about creating the ultimate Goan beach dining experience.
My Restaurant in India