Nitisha Patel is an award-winning chef and food consultant from Wolverhampton who has dedicated her life to exploring food and flavour.

She has numerous achievements under her belt including first cookbook – My Modern Indian Kitchen, being recognised as the Black Country’s Master of Food, being awarded as the Midlands’ Rising Star in food, drink & hospitality 2017, and developing convenience meals for some some of the UK’s largest supermarket brands.

Nitisha, now the company director of Nitisha Patel Foods Ltd, runs and manages her own food consultancy business and works with clients on a daily basis to innovate and develop first to market creations across a variety of categories from ready meals, recipe meal boxes to even restaurant menus.

Nitisha graduated from the College of Food at University College Birmingham and has a degree in Culinary Arts Management. Having graduated, Nitisha worked in hospitality as a kitchen manager before moving into recipe development for global food manufacturers. She is passionate about authentic Indian cooking and draws on her family experience with her Gujarati parents.

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