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FOOD NETWORK STAR MANEET CHAUHAN COOKS UP A STORM FOR PROJECT ANGEL FOOD

 

maneetCelebrity chef Maneet Chauhan will prepare a gourmet feast for the Board of Directors of Project Angel Food and a group of food bloggers on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the kitchen at 922 Vine Street in Hollywood.

The cooking demonstration will include a new take on Indian cuisine featuring:

  • Katsu Burger
  • Nasi Goreng (Traditional Basmatic Dish)
  • Hummingbird Cakes

Maneet, star of the Food Network’s Chopped, will be assisted a group of culinary students from LA Kitchen who will learning some of her cooking secrets. Maneet is a graduate of the Welcome Group School of Hotel Administration, India’s top culinary and hotel management school. After interning at India’s finest hotels and kitchens, Maneet came to the United States and was the only woman beating 40 male chefs for an executive chef position at the prestigious Vermilion Restaurant in Chicago. She later launched the restaurant in New York and after eight years founded her own company Indie Culinaire, an avant-garde culinary and hospitality company.

Maneet’s appearance is sponsored by Authentic Royal, a leading company that imports Basmati Rice. Authentic Royal is also making a donation of $5,000 worth of rice to Project Angel Food. 

Later that evening Maneet is hosting an intimate dinner for Project Angel Food donors, which will feature this special menu:

  • Lamb Biryani
  • Basmati coated Shrimp Tempura
  • Chick & Waffles (Basmati Style)

And for Dessert:

  • Empanadas
  • Monkey Bread

The 4-course meal will also feature a wine pairing menu prepared by Master Sommelier Bonnie Graves.

The mission at Project Angel Food has remained the same since its inception 26 years ago — to feed and nourish the sick, by delivering healthy meals throughout Los Angeles County to men and women living with HIV/AIDS.  The mission now includes medically tailored meals delivered to people combatting cancer, diabetes, kidney failure and congestive heart disease. More than 98% of the clients are living well below the poverty line and Project Angel Food is the lifeline filling a vital need in all communities.  The client demographics are 40% Latino, 30% African-American, 21% Caucasian, 5% Asian and 4% other.

 

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.Today, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International plus freelanced for others. Valerie donates and works closely with the Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), GLSEN, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal and the Desert Aids Project. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her fave getaway Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and the Old Las Palmas area community member. For years Valerie was a board member and one of the chief organizers for the Television Critics Association’s press tours. The tours take place twice a year in Beverly Hills/Pasadena.