Art on a Plate You Can Create from Home

Gaggenau, the luxury brand for professional-grade home appliances, is helping New Zealanders reach their own grand culinary ambitions through their latest collaboration with celebrated Kiwi chef, Sid Sahrawat.

The company which prides itself as pioneers of exclusive culinary culture and sophisticated lifestyle has released a new video and booklet featuring three recipes straight from the mind of Sahrawat, the owner and executive chef of the much-lauded Auckland restaurants – Sidart, Cassia and Sid at The French Café.

This latest collaboration comes after Gaggenau announced its sponsorship of the Gaggenau Tuesday Test Kitchen at Sid at The French Café in February.

The new video released by Gaggenau is a sumptuously shot glimpse into Sahrawat, his restaurants, and his famed ethos and craftsmanship.

“As a chef I look at food like an artist would a canvas – it’s about sourcing the best, freshest New Zealand ingredients, using unusual flavour profiles and texture combinations, and pushing the boundaries as much as possible, which the Gaggenau appliances allow me to do,” noted chef Sahrawat.

In addition to the short video, Sahrawat has crafted three bespoke recipes for Gaggenau, who have created a one-of-a-kind recipe booklet available by registering for a complimentary download from the Gaggenau website.

The recipes are:

Seared scampi and scallops with charred leek, cultured cream and dill oil; Beef fillet with Indian Kadhai sauce with raw and sautéed mushrooms; and Duck breast with carrot puree, dates, chorizo, and grilled radicchio.

The Gaggenau range of luxury professional-grade home appliances can be viewed at the award-winning UnserHaus showroom in Auckland. For more on the showroom visit

You can view the video and register for the recipe booklet here.