Deepa Shridhar

From Anjore’s underground catering to supper clubs to farmer’s markets, chef/owner Deepa Shridhar has gained a tremendous following as well as Texas-sized respect for her commitment to supporting local producers in the development of her Indian pantry stables, and in her hosted dinner parties and cooking classes The AFWA grant helped Deepa fulfill her dream of expanding her farm stand to become a pop-up restaurant at area farmer’s markets, providing quality fine dining experiences. Her goal is to provide opportunity for a new generation of cooks to learn and develop, to fine-tune skills, and to build relationships with local farmers and producers while integrating Texas regional products into Indian cuisine with fine dining technique–all through a fully functional pop-up restaurant at local markets.