December 4th dinner will benefit the Red Cross and ABS-CBN Foundation
to help families in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan

WHAT: Chef Maneet Chauhan, author of the cookbook “Flavors of my World,” and a judge on Food Network’s hit show, “Chopped,” will create a special menu at Origin India Restaurant and Bar in Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 4th, to raise money for Filipinos affected by Typhoon Haiyan.  The four-course set menu will feature Chef Chauhan’s dishes that represent her cooking and also showcase influences of Filipino cuisine. Origin India will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sales to the Red Cross and ABS-CBN Foundation to assist with ongoing relief efforts.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 4th – $50 per guest (does not include tax or gratuity).

WHERE: Origin India Restaurant and Bar, 4480 Paradise Road (across from the Hard Rock Hotel)

RESERVE: Dinner reservations can be made by calling (702) 734-6342.

About Chef Maneet Chauhan
After graduating at the top of her class at the WelcomGroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, India’s top culinary and hotel management school, Chef Maneet Chauhan spent time at India’s finest hotels and kitchens, including names like the Taj Group, Oberoi Hotels and Le Meridian, before heading to the US where she attended The Culinary Institute of America and graduated with high honors sweeping all awards in her class.  After some valuable fine dining field experience on the East Coast, Chef Chauhan moved to Chicago as the opening chef of Vermilion, the Indian-Latin cuisine developed by Rohini Dey and her kitchen teams in NY & Chicago. With Chef Chauhan at the helm, the restaurant earned critical praise, including Chicago magazine’s Best New Restaurant, Esquire magazine’s Restaurant of the Month and Wine Enthusiast magazine’s Best New Restaurant in the U.S. After eight successful years of leading the kitchens of Vermilion in both New York City and Chicago, Chef Chauhan ventured out on her own and founded Indie Culinaire, an avant grade culinary and hospitality company. In a short period of time she has established herself as an honorary figure and a leading volunteer for prestigious culinary schools, industry events and premier non-profit foundations. After being the only Indian female ever to compete on Iron Chef and a fierce competitor on The Next Iron Chef, Chef Chauhan is now a full-time judge on the Food Network hit show, Chopped, which has been nominated for a Critic’s Choice Award and granted Chef Chauhan the honor of receiving the prestigious James Beard Award of Excellence. Chef Chauhan currently resides in New York City with her husband and her daughter. Learn more at

About Origin India Restaurant and Bar
Origin India Restaurant & Bar is located at 4480 Paradise Rd. (across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Specializing in modern Indian cuisine, Origin India has received critical praise and is widely regarded as the finest Indian restaurant in Las Vegas.  It has been featured on Rachael Ray’s Food Network travel show Rachel’s Vacation, Everyday With Rachael Ray, Travel + Leisure, Bon Appetit and USA Today.  The restaurant’s stylish décor is a combination of earth tones, leather and wood, creating a warm and comforting atmosphere.  Its full bar features an interesting wine list plus a variety of Indian and other imported beers and a wide array of signature cocktails. Origin India is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Make a reservation by calling (702) 734-6342 or visiting For social media updates connect at and Twitter @OriginIndia.