“Spice Up Your Life”: A Healthy Indian Cooking Class at Chicago’s Bombay Spice

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Join Chef Sunil Kumar of downtown Chicago’s Bombay Spice Grill & Wine, 450 N. Clark Street, for a healthy Indian cooking class where Chef Kumar will give a crash course in using the five key Indian spices to add flavor, texture, heat and color to dishes you can make at home. Learn marinating techniques for Chicken Tikka (Indian Barbecue) and how to make Seared Tofu, Veggie Biryani with Quinoa, Chicken Curry, Cumin Potatoes, and Rice Pudding for dessert.
Bombay Spice Grill & Wine, 450 N. Clark Street
Second Saturday of the month October 13, November 10, and December 8, from 2pm to 4pm
$45.00/person. Call 312.477.7657 to sign up!

Growing up, Chef Sunil Kumar spent most of his time at his family’s restaurant in Punjab, India before moving to the United States in 1989. Throughout his life, he has surrounded himself with traditional Indian culture and cooking – his true passion – and has found a way to share its many health benefits and favors with guests of Bombay Spice Grill & Wine.

Kumar previously co-owned a series of Indian restaurants in the New England region, and served as the master chef for Cedar Steakhouse at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. In 2007, he moved to Arizona to embark on his career at Bombay Spice Grill & Wine, a modern healthy Indian concept that soon took off in Phoenix. Chef Kumar’s goal is to offer his clientele an elegant and palate-satisfying experience without breaking their bank accounts or diets; in both Phoenix and at the recently opened Chicago location, he presents Indian food that is wholesome, flavorful and satisfying.

With a rising focus on eating healthy, he believes more people will benefit from his dishes without feeling as if they have sacrificed the pleasures of eating. “To put it simply,” Kumar says, “my food is healthy but delicious.” In ten-year’s time, he hopes to expand health conscious delicious menus throughout the Chicagoland area and across the United States.

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