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culinary educator

Julie Sahni, Indian culinary educator. Member International Association Cooking Professionals, Newspaper Food Editors and Writers Association, American History Preservation Society, Les Dames D'Escoffier.

Background

Sahni, Julie was born on October 16, 1945 in Poona, Maharamtra, India. Daughter of Venkata Raman and Padma (Iyer) Ranganathan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Delhi School Architecture, New Delhi, India, 1967. Master of Science in Urban Planning, Columbia University, New York City, 1970.

Career

City planner, architect, New York City Planning Commission, 1970-1979;founder/director, Julie Sahni's Cooking School, Brooklyn, since 1973. Member of faculty culinary arts program New School Social Research, 1976-1980, Boston University, 1989-1991, De Gustibus at Macy's, Culinary Guilds, cooking schools in the United States and Canada. Adjunct Professor New York University, 1985-1990.

Consultant Time-Life Books, General Foods. Guest chef Hawaii-Cusines of the Sun, City of Philadelphia Foodand Wine Gala, Festival of India, 1986, Citymeals-on-Wheels, March of Dimes, Table of Contents-New York Public Library. Executive chef/consultant Nirvana Penthouse and Nirvana Club One Restaurants, New York City, 1983-1986.

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Works

Membership

Member International Association Cooking Professionals, Newspaper Food Editors and Writers Association, American History Preservation Society, Les Dames D'Escoffier.

Connections

Married Virant Sahni, December 31, 1968 (divorced April 1983). 1 child, Vishal.

father:
Venkata Raman Ranganathan

mother:
Padma (Iyer) Ranganathan

spouse:
Virant Sahni

child:
Vishal Sahni