South Asia Gastronomy Enterprises, LLC (“SAGE”) is a wholly owned portfolio company of New Silk Route (NSR) and serves as a platform for investments in the growing Food & Beverage sector in India and South Asia which has been estimated by some industry sources to reach $78 billion by 2018.
The first investment made by SAGE was in Vasudev Adigas Fast Food Ltd. (www.adigas.in). Established in 1994, by Mr. K N Vasudev Adiga, Adigas is a leading vegetarian multi-cuisine chain operating in Bangalore. The family has roots in the restaurant business over the last four decades and runs the famous “Brahmin’s Coffee Bar” at Basavangudi. The restaurants and its catering services provide freshly prepared pure vegetarian comfort food.
Moshe's Fine Foods
The second investment made by SAGE was in Moshes Fine Foods Pvt. Ltd (www.moshe.in)
Moshe’s was founded by chef Moshe Shek, who is one of Mumbai’s iconic F&B brands. Chef Moshe started his career at The Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai, and subsequently worked with Hilton and was responsible for introducing India’s first restobar, Athena. Moshe’s Mediterranean inspired cuisine bears the signature style of Chef Moshe. The Moshe’s restaurants, cafes and catering services provide upscale casual dining, takeaways, full service catering an din-store gourmet lines offering a delicious assortment of baked desserts, breads, jams and preserves