About the Authors

Hari Nayak
Hari's passion and love for food has been apparent in his various successful ventures as a chef for the past 15 years. Hari graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1998. Hari has trained under world renowned chefs like Albert Adria of El Buli and Marcus Samuelson of Aquavit to name a few. Hari has been providing culinary & consulting services to various organizations like Sodexho USA, ifoodTV, Whole Foods, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Kraft foods . For more info about the author on www.harinayak.com.

Vikas Khanna
Vikas is the Chef and Consultant to several restaurants and food organizations. He is the recipient of many awards and recognitions from the world press for his blend of traditional and modern cooking styles. He is the founder of cooking for life . He is currently the chef owner of Purnima restaurant NYC. More info on ww.vkhanna.com

Foreword by Daniel Bolud
Daniel Bolud is one of America 's leading culinary authorities. He is the chef-owner of some of the country's finest restaurants, author of numerous cookbooks and creator of kitchenware and gourmet products. Among many accolades, Daniel earned the James Beard award for "Best Chef of New York City." Daniel was named "Outstanding Restaurateur" in May 2006 by the James Beard Foundation. The creativity, energy and personal attention apparent in each of Daniel's restaurants and gourmet products are surpassed only by his generosity and sense of community. The Chef has served on the board of City meals-on-Wheels since 1999. He has been working with in the United States for almost twenty-five years. www.danielnyc.com