On a cursory level, food is simply fuel, nourishment, and sustenance. However, a cuisine–otherwise known as the style, techniques, and traditions of a particular country or region–often transcends and bridges cultural divides. The best way to experience and learn about a country, its people, and culture is through its cuisine, and Persian cuisine is certainly no exception. Simultaneously simple and deliciously complex, Persian culinary traditions and techniques have been enjoyed and passed down for generations.
At this year’s Tirgan, Chef Hoss Zare and Chef Hamid Salimian share their inspirations and influence on Persian cuisine. You wouldn’t want to miss this rare opportunity to learn how these two renowned chefs put their own twists on traditional dishes and to get a glimpse of their distinctive art of Persian cuisine.