EST. | 2020
We’re still hard at work making the magic happen (you can’t rush perfection), so you’ll need to hold tight a little while longer. Be sure to check back in to see how things are looking and stay in the know regarding when we go live.
CHICAGO'S NEWEST INDIAN FOOD HOTSPOT
Saffron Street is a fresh casual restaurant concept that offers a modern/contemporary Indian dining experience for its patrons in a relaxed, comfortable setting. We offer a menu
that prominently features modern/contemporary translations of classic Indian comfort food
favorites that are created by seamlessly integrating quintessential ingredients and cooking
techniques with modern contemporary flair and presentation to give our diners a memorable
Saffron Street is the owned and operated by Indian Born Chef Najeeb Mohammed. Chef Najeeb began his culinary journey training at the Le Cordon Blue in Paris after which he worked in restaurants across Paris, all the while, honing and improving his culinary skills while learning new methods and techniques along the way. After Paris, his culinary journey continued back home in India, taking him through the vibrant spice bazaars to the kitchens of the best hotels in the hospitality business where he learned the deep intricacies of Indian spice profiles and flavors.
Always a journeyer at heart, Chef Najeeb’s food is a reflection of his personality & his time spent in various countries as an avid traveler.
In 2020, Chef Najeeb moved back to Chicago & opened Saffron Street, a Virtual Indian restaurant. The food at Saffron Street blends simple and honest cooking that comes straight from the heart. The goal at Saffron Street is to fuse contemporary expectations with classic Indian flavor combinations and cooking styles. Serving Indian comfort food in a Modern way.
GOURMET MODERN INDIAN COMFORT FOOD