chef kiran verma
Chef Kiran Verma, a 2023 James Beard Semifinalist for Best Chef Texas and considered the ‘godmother of Indian fine dining,’ has created world-class Indian cuisine at her eponymous restaurant. Chef Kiran is a self-taught chef who has been guided by her Indian upbringing and a love of fine cuisine. She defines her cuisine as a combination of cultures, philosophies and cooking techniques. The restaurant is known for serving up Indian hospitality, with French sophistication and American informality. Kiran’s award-winning wine list of over 300 labels, along with monthly wine dinners, complements the delicate flavors of the food.
Guests can also enjoy an Afternoon Tea service every Saturday at Kiran’s. Chef Kiran has her own chai blend.
Best New Restaurant – Zagat 2006. Award of Excellence – Wine Spectator 2006-2021. Best of Award of Excellence – Wine Spectator 2022. Participant in former First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Chefs Move to Schools” campaign.
Supports Akshaya Patra, AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse), Houston Area Parkinson Society, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Symphony, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, March of Dimes, M.D. Anderson, Pratham, Recipe for Success, Virtuosi of Houston and UNICEF among others.