Dear friends:

Building on our theme to open your smile , today's edition of CHI and You...Alone Together features the wonderful Maneet Chauhan, a world-renowned chef and television personality from the Food Network's hit show Chopped.
Gathering For Fun:
Cooking As A Family
Award-winning chef and host of the hit show Chopped , Maneet Chauhan brings her family into the kitchen to cook Desi Shrimp and Upma Grits for Children's Hope India. 

A dedicated supporter of the Children's Hope India mission and founding partner and president of Morph Hospitality Group in Nashville, Tennessee, Chef Maneet shares her tips and how-tos for families to gather in the kitchen and enjoy cooking together.

Be sure to check out the video (at left), where Chef Maneet and her daughter get creative in their Nashville kitchen and cook Desi Shrimp and Upma Grits. Here are a couple of their tips:

Have Fun!
Allow yourself to let loose, be silly and enjoy this special time with your family.

Get Creative!
Everyone plays a part in making a meal special. Call on your family members to be creative--the sky's the limit!
Maneet Chauhan is an Indian American chef and television personality. After being the only Indian female ever to compete on Iron Chef and a fierce competitor on The Next Iron Chef , Chef Chauhan became a full-time judge on the Food Network's hit show Chopped , which was nominated for a Critics' Choice Award. She has established herself as a go-to figure when it comes to Indian cuisine and spices, having appeared on ABC's The View , the Today Show , and NBC. Chef Chauhan is the recipient of the prestigious James Beard Award of Excellence and was invited by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for the Annual White House Easter Egg Roll Hunt in 2014.
Follow along with Chef Maneet on all her culinary adventures at or on Twitter , Facebook or Instagram .
We know how challenging this time is for everyone and want to extend our thanks to Maneet and each one of you for participating in this vibrant community. On behalf of the board and staff of Children's Hope India, we hope this email helps open your smile!

Be well,

CHI Executive Board & Team

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