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DAANA was born from Sanjay and Sunita’s love for cooking, and the joy of giving and sharing. It is their honest attempt to present an exclusive culinary experience of South Indian and other regional Indian cuisines. Their passion is to perfect the flavour of authentic food from their Indian roots, and present it in a unique and contemporary manner.

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MEET THE CHEFS @ DAANA, CURTIN

OUR CHEF D’INSPIRATION

SUNITA

Our Chef D’Inspiration, Sunita was born in Kerala, a South Indian state. She is a professionally qualified chef and also she was very passionate about cooking from her younger age itself. She developed her cooking skills from the kitchens of her parents and her grandmothers. Daana is also providing a range of dishes inspired by many of Sunita’s home recipes. She is so delighted to share those yummy food recipes with the customers here if they ask for it!

 

OUR CHEF DE FLAVOUR

SANJAY

Sanjay is basically from Delhi, and his grandfather was a culinary specialist. His recipes were renowned for festival and wedding catering. Sanjay followed his grandfather and chose his career as a chef. He did his academic training as a chef and has experience with India’s preeminent hotel group, Taj Hotels.

What Our Guests Say

Learn the art of tempering spices as you learn to cook a tangy soup coupled with a crispy savoury pancake.

Perfect to beat the cold Canberran winter! ❄️

*Bookings essential.
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Daana in association with @rotaryclubofwodendaybreak invite you to Karma Kitchen in support of Abilities Unlimited Australia (AUA)'s @cyclabilities program where learning to ride is an unforgettable experience. Show your support & enjoy our special 3-course Chef’s Menu that is served with love by volunteers with no price-tag attached. 👩‍🍳👨‍🍳

Pay-It Forward or Pay-As-You-Like for the meal with 50% of the proceeds going to AUA. Book your spot now and join us in building our community! 📲
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This weekend celebrate Eid with us, as our team at Daana presents a royal feast that will leave you wanting more! Get a glimpse of the rich Mughal cuisine and experience the joy of Daana. ✨🌙✨

Visit our website for more information on the Bhoj and bookings.
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Indulge in an all inclusive cooking experience and explore the art of Indian cooking our Chefs Extraordinaire, Sunita 👩‍🍳 & Sanjay 👨‍🍳.
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In love with Indian cuisine? Here is a chance to learn all about the aromas with our hands-on cooking class!

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Looks like you are as excited about the Vishu Sadhya as we are. We have a few spots still left, make a booking with us today and experience a delightful culinary experience!

Friday 22 April:
Dinner - 5.45pm
Dinner - 7.45pm

Sat 23 April:
Lunch - 12.30pm
Dinner - 5.45pm
Dinner - 7.45pm (fully booked)

Price: Adults- $70 pp & 5-12 yrs - $40 pp

Limited seats available. Booking is essential.
Visit our website and book your place today!

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From our family at Daana to yours, wishing you a very Happy Easter! 🐰

We will be closed for Easter form Friday, 15th April till Monday, 18th April. We will reopen on Tuesday, 19th April.
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This rainy gloomy weather calls for some heart warming and authentic curries. This week for Daana's Bhoj our team is delighted to present the rich cuisine for Karnataka to celebrate their new year, Ugadi. 🎆
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❄️❄️ Let's celebrate the arrival of an early winter with the launch of our hearty Winter Menu!❄️❄️

Book now and explore our autumn-winter confluence menu that will truly warm your hearts!

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As Keralites in India welcome the new year this April, let's celebrate it with them by indulging in an elaborate yet exquisite meal. Enjoy food on nature's plate 🍃, explore a combination of flavours like never before 😌, and experience the joy of Daana 🙏

Friday 22 April:
Dinner - 5.45pm and 7.45pm

Sat 23 April:
Lunch - 12.30pm
Dinner - 5.45pm and 7.45pm

Price: Adults- $70 pp & 5-12 yrs - $40 pp

Limited seats available. Booking essential.
Visit our website and book your place today!

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This week we are raising our Gudi (flag) to celebrate the auspicious Maharashtrian New Year called Gudi Padwa. Join us for an exquisite culinary treat as we explore the cuisine of this beautiful coastal state. 🚩

Book your Bhoj today and experience the joy of Daana. 📲
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This week, our team at Daana is delighted to be celebrating Ugadi, a festival from the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Ugadi marks the New Years celebration as all Indian festivals, it is celebrated with a delicious feast!

Join us, on the 25th or 26th of March for an irresistible feast that will keep you wanting more.

Book your Bhoj today and experience the joy of Daana. 📲
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Let's enjoy the festival of colours by celebrating the cuisine of Mathura, the place where Holi originates from. This week we bring to you, the best vegetarian delicacies from this region, with a mix of sweet and spicy street food to delicious vegetables and lentils. 🌈

Book your Bhoj today and experience the joy of Daana. 📲
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Let's travel back in time this weekend and head straight to the antiquated heritage city of Udupi from the state of Karnataka. The team at Daana bring you a medley of flavours of tempered spices and coconut. 🛕

Book your Bhoj today and experience the joy of Daana. 📲
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From the land of mustard fields, colourful outfits, energetic dancing and melodious voices. Presenting this week's Daana Bhoj from the hearty and beautiful northern state of Punjab. 🙏

Book now for an exclusive culinary trip to Punjab!

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The team at Daana is excited and proud to announce that we have been voted as the 2022 Readers' Choice Award Restaurant of the Year for the Canberra region by @ausgoodfood

We cannot thank you enough for the outpour of your love and your continuous support, especially during these challenging times. We would also like to thank our super talented team at Daana that have been working relentlessly, to bring to you an enhanced dining experience. We would also like to thank the amazing people at @ausgoodfood for the award.

See you for dinner, soon. 🥂
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❤️Looking for an intimate well-crafted night to wine and dine with your loved one this Valentine's Day? 🍷🍛

Look no further! Make a booking us with us TODAY!❤️
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Join us this weekend for a culinary trip to Royal Rajasthan. Experience an exquisite melancholy of complex flavours that will leave you wanting more. Book in and experience the Daana Bhoj on the 4th & 5th of February.
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