Crack the spice code of Indian cooking with an expert before enjoying the fruits of your labor at a sit-down BYOB meal

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Geeta, a chef featured in The New York Times, immerses you in Northwest Indian cooking techniques and their cultural context

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Promotional value expires Mar 19, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 3 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Price reflects Experience Provider’s current prices. Please provide email address at checkout, which SideTour will provide to facilitate redemption. Gratuity included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

What You’ll Do

When asked the secret to perfecting flavorful Indian dishes, The New York Times featured chef and culinary expert Geeta responded, “In India, everything begins and ends with your spice box.” Join her for an immersive experience in Indian cooking, where you’ll learn the cultural and religious contexts for the dishes you prepare and get a chance to investigate the spices in Geeta’s kitchen. Snack on appetizers while you work on vegetarian dishes such as lentils and raita (traditional creamy yogurt with cumin and cucumber), then sit down for a feast of your creations at this BYOB event.

Make a Traditional, Seasonal Indian Meal
Geeta guides you through the process of traditional Northwest Indian cooking as you snack on appetizers and prep several dishes.

Learn the Story Behind the Plates
Discover the difference between Western and Indian cooking, and learn the history of the dishes you create.

BYOB Event
Grab your favorite bottle to uncork and savor alongside your meal.

The workshop lasts three hours. Each event is capped at 6 participants; each event requires a minimum of 3 participants in order to take place.


Your Host

Geeta Geeta
Chef, Storyteller, and Supper Club Host

Instilled with a lifelong love of cooking, Geeta has traveled to India over 20 times, and has been trained at the feet of her guru and mother, Mama Geeta. Geeta is the chef, storyteller, and hostess of Hush Supper Club, where she serves vegetarian Indian food from her region and religious tradition in an intimate, family-style setting. Having hosted over 70 suppers and 800 guests, Geeta has been featured in places like The New York Times, NPR and The Washington Post.


Where You'll Meet

The event will be held at a U Street–Cardozo residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.


When You'll Meet

The workshop takes place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 7
  • Wednesday, January 15
  • Monday, January 27
  • Tuesday, February 4
  • Tuesday, February 18
  • Monday, March 3
  • Monday, March 10
  • Wednesday, March 19
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event


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    U Street

    U Street - Cardozo

    Washington, DC 20001

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