Chef Kahar is an experienced veteran of the curry industry having worked within
the restaurant sector since 1985. During this time, he has never been inclined
to lie back and bask in his success however but has always developed and honed
his skills to keep up to date with the latest trends and changing market. It is
this ability to adapt and innovate that has ensured Chef Kahar's success over 25 years.
His culinary talents are very much appreciated by Shikha's owner: Mr.Hussain. Since
coming to the UK in 1979 Chef Kahar worked in restaurants and takeaways all over the
country, where he was able to develop his own style of cooking and unique signature
dishes. For the last 15 years, he has joined forces with Mr.Hussain. He tells us that
since taking over Shikha 3 years ago, Thanks to the team's hard work and Chef Kahar's
outstanding skills, business has turned round and is now doing well.
Receiving maximum star ratings on many websites, the majority of the takeaways Customer's
are locals who appreciate the excellent service and good food at reasonable prices.
This has enabled Shikha to build a loyal clientèle in what, for many catering
enterprises, have been difficult economic times.
The menu offers an exciting range of food from across the Indian sub-continent. Best
selling items at Shikha include the inevitable Chicken Tikka Masala ofcourse. But also
popular are Chef Kahar's Darjeeling concept dishes of Naga Chicken or Lamb which use
methi leaves and coriander to flavour the meat, cooked with fresh garlic, tomatoes and
capsicum. These special creations offer something a "bit different," and these foods
are selling very well indeed.