Maneet Chauhan
Indie Culinaire  

Chef Chauhan’s book “Flavors of My World,” best portrays her culinary approach—a deep pride in representing her Indian culinary heritage, as well as a love and panache of using spices in an elevated platform, while incorporating the culinary influences of her journeys and experiences.

A recognized cookbook author, a TV personality, an active philanthropist and chef/owner of “Chauhan Ale & Masala House” Nashville, Chef Maneet Chauhan, sits on the permanent panel of Judges on Food Network's James Beard award winning show 'Chopped'.

Chef Chauhan has been heavily lauded by the media in print, electronically and on national television in USA and abroad (Bon Appetit, Wine Enthusiast, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Post, Times of India, The Telegraph, Crain's Business, O- Oprah Magazine, Fortune Small Business and many more). Her multiple TV appearances also include ABC's 'The View', Lifetime Channel's 'Designing Spaces', Fox TV's multiple programs, participant in Food Network's 'Iron Chef' ,'Next Iron Chef' and a judge on “Worst Cooks in America’. All this has been as part of appreciation for Chef Chauhan's highly unique, intriguing and innovative cuisine with global influences.

Maneet Chauhan was recently invited to the White House by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as part of the Easter Egg Roll Hunt 2014. She is an invited member of Indiaspora - an organization with the top 100 influential Indian American's in the U.S. and is a member of the Society of Fellows of Culinary Institute of America.

Chef Chauhan’s ongoing research, trials, travels and zest for experimentation keeps her at the forefront of cutting-edge cuisine. Her energy and creativity, combined with polished culinary skills and the courage to follow her passion, have proven to be the right ingredients for success.