Thank You!

Our most recent Language of Food event, A Taste of India, was incredible, enjoyable, entertaining, full, delicious, informative, and so much fun! We’d like to take a moment to thank all of those special people that made the evening possible, starting with our guests!

Thank you! You are the heart of what we do and we appreciate your participation in cultural exchange!

We would like to offer our immense gratitude and admiration to Dr. Virender Sodhi and his lovely wife, Rekha Sodhi. The Ayurvedic lecture and cooking class was nothing short of inspiring. We greatly appreciate the time and effort given by the Sodhis. Thank you.

An immense, heartfelt thank you to Devi Prasad, her sister and brother-in-law, who spent two days cooking up an amazing, bountiful feast. Our taste-buds are still tingling! They were such a joy to work and converse with a brought a special brightness to the evening.

Thank you so very much to Sanjay Kawad, as well as his wonderful wife and daughter, for cooking up the most delicious appetizers! Don’t forget to visit Sanjay’s blog for recipes!

The event would not have been possible without the gracious help, coordination and contributions of Pratidhwani. We would like to personally thank Bonny Ghosal for her hard work, and the Pratidhwani musicians for delighting our ears and touching our hearts with their voices and artistry. Thank you so much Vibhuti Kavishwat, Sanjet Joshi, Anjali Joshi, and Shailendra Upadhye!

Bonny also coordinated the performance of Odissi dance. The skill of the two young dancers was mesmerizing, their humor and energy infectious. Thank you Ishanie Choudhury and Arunima Roy!

We were honored to welcome accomplished Bharathanatyam dancer Vidyalakshmi Vinod of the Nrityalaya School of Dance and two of her students. The audience, and all of our staff, was blown away by the skill, intricacies, history, and power exhibited by these incredible dancers. Thank you so much for sharing your art with us!

The dance portion of the evening would not have been complete without the energetic Bollywood dances of Rashmi Joshi. Thank you Rashmi for lifting our hearts and our feet with your dance!

Last, but certainly not least, we would like to offer our sincere gratitude to all of our wonderful staff and volunteers! Thank you Josette, Aimie, Bill, Austin, Carly, Miles, Christine, Jackie, Chris, Danielle, and Jacob for all of your had work, diligence and energy!