Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna gets appreciation from US Vice-President Joe Biden
Deccan Chronicle | DC Correspondent
India's culinary rockstar met the outgoing Vice-President at a dinner in The White House.
Vikas Khanna owns a restaurant in New York (Photo: Twitter)
Washington: Indian cuisine has been delighting foodies across the world for a long time now, as the Indian Diaspora spread in different countries has been spreading Indian culture through culinary delights.
Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna has not only become India’s culinary rockstar in the past few years, he has also taken the country’s cuisine to food enthusiasts in the US, as he also owns a popular Indian restaurant in New York City.
His rise as a global ambassador of Indian cuisine didn’t go unnoticed as outgoing American Vice-President Joe Biden appreciated his contribution for sharing India with American citizens through his contribution.
Its surreal when VP @JoeBiden hugs n says"Thank you for contributing so much to America. Thankyou for sharing India" pic.twitter.com/5e46fsj1na— Vikas Khanna (@TheVikasKhanna) November 17, 2016
The chef met Biden when he was at the White House for a dinner and shared an image of his encounter in a tweet, as he also presented a book called ‘Utsav: A Culinary Epic of Indian Festivals’ to the Vice-President.
At @WhiteHouse #UTSAV IS HERE. #ObamaAdministration @JoeBiden Diwali Dinner. pic.twitter.com/RYKM4NVLJv— Vikas Khanna (@TheVikasKhanna) November 16, 2016
Indian cuisine has been enchanting taste buds of people across the world with Biryani and Chicken Tikka Masala being highly popular worldwide.