Currently in the process of opening a restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, and having conducted a 24 city in 30 day nationwide book signing bus tour for her book, she has also developed a signature spice line which is availableat over 3000 stores across the U.S. She is hard at work on another new cookbook, her ongoing research, trials, travels and zest for experimentation keeps her at the forefront of cutting-edge cuisine. Her energy and creativity, combined with polished culinary skills and the courage to follow her passion, have proven to be the right ingredients for success. Chef Chauhan currently resides in New York Metro with her husband and her daughter.

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What is your earliest memory involving food or wine?
When i was really young I would go to my neighbors house after dinner, tell them my mother didn't feed me so I could have two dinners!

If you've participated in the Festival before, what is your favorite SOBEWFF memory to date?
Yes, to the NYC WFF, all of the chopped judges judging the bloody mary and having a hysterical time around the table is my fondest memory.

If this is your first year participating in SOBEWFF, what are you most looking forward to?
Meeting other chefs, and I'm so excited to talk about my new restaurant, Chauhan Ale & Masala House in Nashville, TN.

If you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be?
I would cook with my Grandma, once again.

I never leave home without my:
A smile!