About us

Award Winner

Winner for the Best Indian Restaurant 2020 by the Richmond Times-Dispatch

Established 2018

Upscale Indian Restaurant in the heart of Short Pump

“Since coming to Richmond in 1997 Avtar Rathore has focused his culinary career on developing dishes that are delicious to all manner of guests, while showcasing the truly unique characteristics that make Indian cuisine one of the most complex gastronomic delights.

Now with Anant Cuisine of India, Avtar and his wife Nissa, whose passion for seving our patrons is unmatched, are here to bring you the very best of what there is to offer from the land of unity and diversity.”

Meet Our Chef

Puneet Kaushal is the head chef of Anant Cuisine of India. Being raised in a military family Puneet had the opportunity to travel all over India in his youth, then beginning his culinary career at IHM Chitkara at the young age of 17, graduating with the skills to take him far.

After graduation, he began his career at such stellar locations as the Radisson Blu Plaza and the Hyatt Hotel in Delhi, India, Puneet then moved on to become be a chef for Carnival Cruise Line.

Now Puneet is here in Richmond to bring all that experience and talent to the forefront as the head chef here at Anant Cuisine of India, creating a modern menu while incorporating the unique flavors he has encountered and studied his whole life, all for you to enjoy.

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