Ascend Houston AAPI Heritage Month Celebration with Chef Kiran Verma
Join Ascend Houston as we celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Chef Kiran Verma at her restaurant, Kiran's.
Chef Kiran is considered the ‘godmother of Indian fine dining,’ and we're excited for you to hear her story. She recently served as a guest judge during the current season of Top Chef Houston.
Dinner will be provided.
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM CT
Venue: Zoom Meeting
Admission: Members: $5 I Non-Members: $20
6:30PM - 6:45PM Welcome
6:45PM - 7:00PM Introductions and Ascend Overview (dinner is served)
7:00PM - 7:30PM Chat with Chef Kiran Verma
7:30PM - 7:45PM Q&A
7:45PM - 8:15PM Networking
8:15PM - 8:30PM Closing Remarks
Chef Kiran Verma
Chef Kiran Verma, considered the ‘godmother of Indian fine dining,’ has created world-class Indian cuisine at her eponymous restaurant, which reopened at its new location in Upper Kirby in January 2017. Chef Kiran is a self-taught chef who has been guided by her Indian upbringing and a love of fine cuisine. She defines her cuisine as a combination of cultures, philosophies and cooking techniques. The restaurant is known for serving up Indian hospitality, with French sophistication and American informality.