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Akhtar Nawab

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Akhtar Nawab is chef and owner of Alta Calidad in New York, Otra Vez in New Orleans, and Prather’s on the Alley in Washington, DC. He is also founding partner and CEO of Hospitality HQ (HHQ), a creative consulting and management group which offers bespoke solutions for culinary-driven concepts across the country. Nawab’s innovative cooking has earned him critical praise throughout the years, beginning with his experience in the kitchen at acclaimed restaurants like Gramercy Tavern, Craftbar and Craft. The Kentucky-bred chef of Indian heritage has embraced Mexican cuisine, connecting the layered, complex cooking and ingredients of Mexico with the Indian food he grew up eating. Nawab’s debut cookbook will be available August 2020.


Meals by Akhtar Nawab are prepared fresh in small batches in local kitchens across the country.

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Signature meals by Akhtar, prepared in small batches and available to order directly to your door.

Creamy Mushroom Cavatelli
800 cal
Andres Mendez

Andres Mendez

Creamy Mushroom Cavatelli with Mascarpone and Chives
Jerk Chicken with Mango Sauce
270 cal
Akhtar Nawab

Akhtar Nawab

Jerk Chicken with Mango Sauce (2-Serving Protein)
Southwest Cowboy Flank Steak
560 cal
Akhtar Nawab

Akhtar Nawab

Southwest Cowboy Flank Steak with Corn Sauce & Hash Browns

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It varies day to day based on local sourcing but on average around 10 dishes. Sometimes there will be more for special events.