Suvir Saran

Chef, Owner
American Masala

SUVIR SARAN is a chef, consultant, and author of three widely acclaimed cookbooks, Masala
Farm, American Masala: 125 New Classics From My Home Kitchen, and Indian Home Cooking.
His next book will be published in 2013. Chef Saran established new standards for Indian food in
America when he teamed up with tandoor master Hemant Mathur to create the authentic
flavors of Indian home cooking at Dévi restaurant in New York City, the first Indian restaurant in
the U.S. to have ever earned a Michelin star. Chef Saran teaches all over the U.S. and beyond,
but when he is not traveling, he works on his 68-acre farm in upstate New York. (New York, NY)