Chef Maneet Chauhan is the founding partner and president of Morph Hospitality Group in Nashville, Tennessee. Her restaurants include Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Tànsuǒ and The Mockingbird, and she is the co-owner of Mantra Artisan Ales in Franklin.
Chauhan is a recipient of the 2012 James Beard Foundation Broadcast Media Award for her role as a judge on food Network’s “Chopped” and sits on the show’s permanent panel of judges. She has also written her own cookbook, Flavors of My World. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Chauhan worked in some of the finest hotels in India before the start of her professional career in the States.
Heavily lauded by print and broadcast media in the United States and abroad, Chef Chauhan has been featured in publications such as Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, The Local Palate, Wine Enthusiast, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Post, and more. Her television appearances include “The View” (ABC), “CBS This Morning’s The Dish” (CBS), “Iron Chef” and “Next Iron Chef” (Food Network).
Locally, Maneet was the 2016 Chair for March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction and selected to be featured as one of The Nashville Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list, as well as Nashville Lifestyles Women in Business, which honored local women who are at the top of their industry.
Chef Chauhan is a native of India and chose Nashville for her first namesake restaurant after falling in love with the city.