Once in a lifetime experience to discover IncrEdible India.
10 Day Yoga Culinary Cultural Travel Adventure led by an expert team
Ranjan Dey - Celebrity Chef, Vinita Jacinto - Culinary Educator
Anagha Godbole - Certified Culinary Tourism Professional
Allan Jacinto - Certified Yoga Instructor.
Ranjan Dey is passionate about sharing Indian
culture and cuisine. He has over 40 years of experience in running
Indian restaurants in India, Hong Kong and San Francisco. He is
the Chef and owner of the New Delhi Restaurant in San Francisco.
New Delhi Restaurant is celebrating its 25th year anniversary.
New York Times has voted it as the best Indian Restaurant. Former
President Clinton has visited Ranjan several times when he is
town to meet with the local Indian leaders. Late Julia Child,
Chef Paul Prudhomme, Graham Kerr, Martin Yan, and Jerry De Vecchio,
Senior Food Editor of Sunset Magazine, are some of celebrity chefs
with whom Ranjan loves to share his passion of Indian culture and cuisine.
Ranjan also owns New World Spices. He dug deep into the history of
India to get the inspiration to create six spice blends. He searched
for the favorite dishes of three kings and three queens representing
six different regions and from that inspiration created each spice blends.
Foremost, Ranjan is a storyteller. He loves stories about Indian culture,
cuisine, and travel adventure. Curry Trails! With Ranjan Dey provides
him the perfect platform to infect you with entertainment, education,
and excitement about his India.
Vinita Chopra Jacinto
Vinita Chopra Jacinto has been
involved in the food industry for over three decades. She has
extensive experience in culinary education, hotel management
and nonprofit services. Vinita has been a culinary educator
in San Francisco for over a decade, teaching classes that focus
around sustainable and health conscious cuisine. She has worked
at the Le Cordon Bleu School_ California Culinary Academy for
several years and was the Manager and Lead Instructor of CHEFS,
a program dedicated to fighting homelessness through employment
in the food services industry. Vinita graduated with her degree
in Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition from The Institute
of Hotel Management in Mumbai, India, Her areas of culinary
focus include vegan and vegetarian cuisine, Indian regional
cuisines, Ayurveda and Macrobiotic ,Tea Cuisine, sustainable
food and nutritional cooking. In addition to her love for
all things food, Vinita is a certified Yoga instructor. She
has a passion for tea, spices ,local food movements, and
incorporating old food wisdom into the new generation.
"Passion with Compassion" is her food and teaching philosophy.
New to the blogosphere, Vinita posts recipes and culinary
musings at spicewhisperer.wordpress.com
Anagha Godbole describes herself
as a hopeless foodie & can go to any distance for good food.
To pursue this passion she became a 'Certified Culinary Travel
Professional'. She grew up in India and had many opportunities
to travel and learn about the regional & seasonal cuisines of
various parts of India. She believes that knowing the food and
traditional recipes provide you insight to the culture as well.
She hopes to share her knowledge & passion of her India with
you through the amazing food.
Allan Jacinto is a Certified Yoga
Instructor who has been teaching in the Bay Area for the last
12 years. He teaches a variety of yoga styles from Vinyasa to
Yin to Restorative to Gentle Yoga for older adults.