Amma Mess roots can be traced all the way back to 1975 when it was run by the parents of Mr. M Senthilvel, Owner of Amma Mess. Mrs. Amma Thai, Mother of Mr. M. Senthilvel was the cog in the wheel running the restaurant from all front serving over 100 people a day. It was called Chandran Mess then.
The Birth of Amma Mess,
It was Mr. Senthilvel who conceived the idea of making his Mother’s hand cooked food abundantly available to the masses of Madurai. He had the vision of making available home cooked food which is essentially the mess type food in commercial fashion.
It was Mrs. Amma Thai, who took personal care and attention i all food preparations of the Amma Mess when it began its journey in 1992. It was under the god mother’s guidance that Mrs. Sumathi Senthilvel, Wife of Mr. Senthilvel got her culinary skills honed and became the back bone of the Amma Mess as it is today
It is until this date that Mrs. Sumathi is involved in cooking of dishes at the Amma Mess and ensures the traditional way cooking as prescribed by Mrs. Amma Thai is followed. Mrs. Sumathi has also brought in her own style of cooking by blending & mending the ways Chettinad dishes are cooked while satiating the taste buds of customer visiting the restaurant
The Celebrity Status,
Amma Mess gained the celebrity status when it caught the attention of people with its variety and taste. It is frequently being visited by the Kollywood Celebrities Such as Director Bharathiraja, Kavi Perarasu Vairamuthu, Director Shankar, Prakash Raj, Surya, Sri Devi to name some. It has also become the goto destination for the young in heart who want to taste the very essence of Chettinad dishes as Amma Mess has maintained the quality of dishes consistently - in Taste, Texture & Nutritional quality Though Amma Mess is named a celebrity - To the owner Mr. M. Senthilvel and his wife Mrs. Sumathi - the Customers visiting the restaurant are the celebrities as they feel their hearts are warmed & humbled with the Customers’ visits. It is with this humble stature they welcome the Customers at every given time.
The New Avatar,
Amma Mess opened its new & fancy restaurant at KK Nagar, Madurai (Opposite to Maatuthavani Flower Market) on Sep-2015 to cater to its growing customer demands and upgrading the customer experience. Mr. Prabhu, Son of Mr. Senthilvel is bringing in his enthusiasm to transform the customer’s experience while visiting the restaurant. The new branch will be a transformational experience to the customers which is Centrally Air Conditioned, Spaciously placed seating arrangements, Automated processes, Computer billing enabled, Party Hall availability along with Chinese & Tandoori items next to Long list of Chettinad dishes.
Commitment to Serve,
"Amma Mess has the conviction to serve its customers with the best quality dishes prepared with the motherly care and we ensure consistent taste in all of our dishes for all times to come. It is with this endeavour we work to serve the best of the best to our customers"