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MASTERCHEF JR

Describing just one of the incredible dishes we know we'll see from the young superstar, Ryan tells the judges he's cooked: "chicken that's been marinated in Chinese/Malaysian flavours".

VEGADELAIDE

"Eggplant in a peanut and coconut sauce with crispy shallots and curry leaves was one of the main offerings. ‘Kattirikkay’ is the name given to this dish on the menu, and it would be a winner for those who are inclined towards satay and silky eggplant. I enjoyed it, but I’m really speeding through this paragraph so I can get to the next main…"

BROADSHEET

"Sashi Cheliah's off-menu Madurai Chicken Curry and Madurai Veg Curry will be available for lunch and dinner on Monday January 13 and Tuesday January 14, with 100 per cent of proceeds donated to the National Bushfire Disaster Appeal."

THE HINDU

"Sashi Cheliah spills the beans on his upcoming restaurant Gaja by Sashi in Adelaide, which will be a smorgasbord of Asian flavours"

BROADSHEET

"The modern Asian diner draws on the chef’s Singaporean heritage and the many regions that have shaped that country’s cuisine. There’s Malay, South Indian, Thai, Indonesian, Sri Lankan and Vietnamese influences. The menu was designed by Cheliah in collaboration with head chef Miles Davis, who brings nearly 15 years of industry experience to the kitchen – most recently at Hotel Longtime, plus a stint in Sydney alongside esteemed chef Christine Manfield."

INDULGEXPRESS

 "Why Season 10's MasterChef Australia winner Sashi Cheliah will be roping ex-convicts into his kitchen"

DELICIOUS

"I’ve rounded up my current favourite nights out in Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. I’ll share my tips for those planning a jaunt to the Harbour City online. So, smash open the piggy bank, book a flight and I’ll see you there."

CITYMAG

"From 1 June, Gaja will offer indoor dining for up to 20 patrons, with 4sqm afforded for every person, as per government advice."

BROADSHEET

"Gaja By Sashi opened in late 2019, following owner Sashi Cheliah’s successful run as a contestant on the 2018 season of Masterchef Australia. It’s a reflection of Cheliah’s Singaporean heritage, plating up the kind of hearty pan-Asian dishes that won him the competition."

THE ADVERTISER

"Top Adelaide chefs to host The Advertiser and TAFE SA’s L Plates cooking classes, for Tasting Australia"

THE ADVERTISER

"Much-loved MasterChef winner Sashi is bringing the flavours of Singapore to the CBD, writes Robyn Douglass"

ONTHERECORD

Going back to some sort of normality means everything to Sashi, “I am able to continue giving employment to my team. I am passionate about hospitality and serving my customers great flavours. That’s why ‘flavour is my hometown’.”

INDAILY

"You can practise social distancing at the same time as supporting your favourite bars, cafés and restaurants. See this list of Adelaide venues offering online vouchers to redeem later, once COVID-19 subsides."

DAILYMAIL

"Something cooking in the kitchen! MasterChef 2018 winner Sashi Cheliah is set to open his first restaurant in Adelaide"

THE ADVERTISER

"If you’ve always wanted to be the MasterChef judge who solemnly announces “I want to see you on a plate”, here’s your chance."

INDIANEXPRESS

"It’s not every day that you hear a MasterChef Australia winner tell you their comfort food is sambar. Or that he likes cooking to 1980s Illaiyaraja music in the kitchen."

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