Sidharth has combined his two lifelong passions, food and music, by setting up and establishing multiple, award-winning businesses in those sectors. He has spent the last 20 years creating strong, resilient brands such as The Thali Cafe, Shambala Festival and his latest offering KIN.
The common theme that runs through all his various projects, past and present, are the concepts of: sustainability, innovation and social benefit. Sidharth believes that the most difficult and pressing issues that we face as a society, can be tackled by using creativity to reframe the problems and deliver solutions.
Outside of his work for Kambe, Sidharth has sat on the board for the Association of Independent Festivals and the Bristol Food Policy Council – both as a founder member. He is a trustee for FareShare Southwest the food waste / food poverty charity, and a Director of Bristol Food Network
In 2011 he was the first person to be awarded the title of ‘Local Food Champion’ by the City of Bristol in recognition for his work in promoting sustainable food.