CHEF PREETI MISTRY
EVENTS: IMPOLITE CONVERSATION, TASTE OF THE ICONOCLAST DINNER, THE ICONOCLAST DINNER HONOREE
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Le Cordon Bleu (London)
BACKGROUND: The Sugar Club (London), Saffron Hill Catering, de Young Memorial Museum & Legion of Honor , Acme Chophouse (San Francisco), Google, Charlie's Cafe (Mountain View), Juhu Beach Club (Oakland)
CURRENTLY: Navi Kitchen (Oakland)
WHY SHE IS AMAZING: Born in London and raised in the US, Preeti’s Indian culture, extensive international travel, classic French culinary training and access to the best local California ingredients inspire her cooking. She enjoys building intense flavors, and truly shines when working with sauces, soups and vinaigrettes. Preeti’s commitment to seasonality, and her relationship with small local farmers are at the core of her cuisine. Preeti's Juhu Beach Club was a 2016 James Beard Foundation semi-finalist. Her recently released, The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook, is a celebration of her Indian heritage and cooking style.
LAST NIGHT ON EARTH SHE’S EATING IN: Mexico City