Join us for a delectable journey through the diverse flavors of India, led by the renowned Chef Jitin Joshi at The Crossing. As you savor the rich spices and ingredients of Indian cuisine, Lindsay Trivers, from The Tasting Class, will guide you through perfectly paired wines, enhancing your dining experience. It’s an exciting opportunity to explore the tastes and traditions of India in a way you’ve never experienced before. Don’t miss this mouthwatering adventure!
With over 23 years of culinary expertise that spans the globe, Chef Joshi brings a world of flavors and techniques to the heart of downtown Dubai. His journey started in India, where he received formal training at the prestigious Oberoi School in Delhi. From there, he ventured to London, perfecting his craft under the mentorship of renowned chefs Eric Chavot and Gordon Ramsay. Notably, he led Benares in Mayfair to its coveted Michelin star in 2007 and was named Ethnic Chef of the Year in 2009. Chef Joshi’s career brought him to Dubai, where he left an indelible mark, including appearances on Sony TV, recognition as a Highly Commended Executive Chef, and showcasing his culinary prowess at the Dubai Expo. His dedication to culinary innovation and passion for pushing gastronomic boundaries make him an extraordinary addition to The Crossing, where he aspires to redefine the culinary landscape and offer an unparalleled dining experience.
Nestled within The H Hotel, The Crossing is a culinary ode to the Indian subcontinent’s rich tapestry of flavors and influences. Here, traditional classics harmonize with long-forgotten recipes, creating a menu that’s as diverse as it is delicious. The restaurant embodies modern India, with clean lines, minimalist décor, and subtle Indian railway-inspired accents. Beyond its captivating ambiance, The Crossing’s cuisine has garnered acclaim, earning distinctions like Best New Restaurant by BBC Good Food and Best Indian Restaurant at the FACT Awards 2022. As they take the lead at the W Abu Dhabi for the iconic Indian IIFA awards and the Dubai Big Eid Eat festival, The Crossing’s reach extends far beyond the heart of Dubai. This restaurant bridges cultures, techniques, and traditions, crafting a unique experience that transcends borders. Guests can expect a journey through India’s culinary soul, with ethically sourced GI-tagged ingredients that reflect a commitment to excellence. The restaurant’s commitment to sustainability shines through, promising a memorable dining adventure that marries tradition with innovation. Chef Jitin Joshi’s culinary prowess and The Crossing’s ethos unite to offer a gastronomic journey you won’t want to miss.