Beam Suntory partners with Chef Ana Roš - Chef and Owner of the Three-Michelin Starred Restaurant Hiša Franko in Slovenia, Conosh and Taj Mahal, New Delhi to bring an exceptional dining experience to Delhi featuring the exquisite Suntory Whisky Toki™. In this unique partnership, Ana Roš elevated the culinary scene in Delhi, celebrating the art of gastronomy and craftsmanship.
 
Chef Ana Roš has been recognized as the World's Best Female Chef in 2017 by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Her culinary prowess, embellished with a Michelin Green Star and the Best Chef Pristine Award, is on display in India for the first time.
 
The recently concluded Delhi event witnessed the exquisite pairing of Ana Roš’s culinary creations with Suntory's premium Suntory Whisky Toki™. Toki™ is a blended whisky that is inspired by Japan’s culture, heritage and future-forward outlook. It is a marriage between three-storied brands from Suntory's portfolio - Yamazaki, Hakushu and Chita - making it a distinctive blend that promises to excite whisky enthusiasts and beginners alike. It represents the best of old and new, bringing together the rich, age-old legacy of The House of Suntory and Japan’s cultural traditions with its contemporary and modern spirit to perfect a blend that is both groundbreaking and timeless. This collaboration aims to offer an unparalleled dining experience, where each sip and bite tell a story of expertise and passion.
 
Highlighting the collaboration, a spokesperson from Beam Suntory India, said, "We are delighted to embark on this culinary experience with Chef Ana Roš, a true maestro in the world of gastronomy. At Beam Suntory, we believe in the art of craftsmanship, and Chef Roš’s dedication to culinary excellence perfectly aligns with our commitment to crafting exceptional spirits. This collaboration represents a harmonious fusion of the finest in food and spirits, where Ana's culinary brilliance meets the unparalleled quality of Beam Suntory's portfolio, including Suntory Whisky Toki™. Together, we are poised to create an unforgettable experience, bringing forth the best of flavors, innovation, and craftsmanship for our discerning audience.”
 
Neha Malik & Vaibhav Bahl, Co-founders, Conosh, added, "Conosh is deeply honored to collaborate with Chef Ana Roš as she introduces the exquisite flavors of Slovenia to the Indian audience. As founders, we are very proud to witness this remarkable celebration of culinary excellence, which exemplifies our steadfast commitment to pushing the envelope for narrative gastronomy. Ana's debut dining experience in India will undoubtedly mark a significant milestone in the evolving gastronomic landscape of our country."
 
Speaking about catering to the Indian market, Chef Ana Roš, added, "I'm excited to team up with Beam Suntory and Conosh to blend Slovenian charm and my culinary creativity for my first pop-up in India at the country’s landmark hospitality destination – Taj Mahal, New Delhi. We dived into Indian markets and culture to recreate Hiša Franko's magic – the only three Michelin-starred restaurant in Slovenia. Partnering with Toki from the Beam Suntory portfolio added an extra layer of excitement, as it allowed us to curate a unique dining experience that brought together craftsmanship and elegance.”
 
The event in Delhi took place at Taj Mahal, New Delhi, on the 17th & 18th February, 2024 - inviting gastronomy enthusiasts, whisky connoisseurs, and food critics to experience the convergence of Ana Roš’s culinary genius and Suntory Whisky Toki’s commitment to excellence.
 
Ana's debut dining experience in Delhi, particularly accentuated by the nuanced Suntory Whisky Toki™, promises an unforgettable experience. After unfolding its culinary magic first in Delhi, the experiential dinner also took place in Mumbai on the 23rd and 24th of February 2024 at The Taj Mahal Palace.