JUN 21-23, 2024

Preeti Mistry

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Acclaimed chef, author and speaker Chef Preeti Mistry is honored to have been twice nominated by the James Beard Foundation as "Best Chef of the West" 2017 & 2018. They were the Co-Founder & Exec Chef of Navi Kitchen and Juhu Beach Club (both closed) as well as the co-author of The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook. Born in London and raised in the US, Preeti held Exec Chef roles at the deYoung Musuem in San Francisco and Google HQ in Mountain View, CA. They were a contestant on Top Chef Season 6. Preeti has been featured in numerous publications including Food & Wine Magazine, NY Times, Time Magazine, Bon Appetit, SF Chronicle, Wall Street Journal, Vogue India, Eater, Harper’s Bazaar in addition to Anthony Bourdain’s PARTS UNKNOWN on CNN. They have been a keynote speaker and panelist at numerous events including WSJ Talks, Cherry Bombe 2014, 2017 & 2018, Eater Young Guns 2019, FAB Charleston Keynote 2019 and James Beard Foundation Summit 2019. In April 2021 Preeti launched a podcast, ‘Loading Dock Talks’ in partnership with award winning podcast team ‘Copper & Heat’. Most recently Preeti, collaborated with J Vineyards on a Chef in Residency program featuring BIPOC chefs making an impact in the industry. Preeti and their wife, Ann Nadeau, live in Sebastopol, California and spend time caring for their apple orchard and growing organic herbs and veggies.

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