Guests, many dressed in saris and traditional Indian attire, dined on small bites prepared by Executive Chef Shachi Mehra with help from award-winning Alfred Prasad, executive chef of Tamarind's sister restaurant in London.
“We were overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response to our debut and delighted that so many guests got in the spirit of evening by dressing up and celebrating,"
Established in 1985, the James Beard Foundation offers a wide range of culinary programs including workshops, classes, conferences, readings, and other educational experiences that help people learn about and engage with food.
Sister to Tamarind restaurant in Great Britain, which has received a Michelin star for each of the past 12 years, Tamarind of London is situated in the chic Crystal Cove Promenade alongside such notable destinations as Mastro’s Ocean Club and Javier’s at 7862 East Coast Hwy, Newport Beach. Hours are Monday - Saturday 5 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. with Happy Hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily; 949-415-8865;