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Indian Restaurant Charity Week

January 21st – 27th, 2013!

Participating restaurants will offer deliciously creative prix fixe menus at vastly discounted prices. More importantly, each restaurant will be donating 10% of all sales to the Diya Foundation for Children, with all proceeds going directly to Sandy Hook Elementary School and the families of the victims.

We salute these restaurateurs for taking the initiative in supporting their local community. Visit a participating restaurant today to help those in need.

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Diya Foundation Launch| Save a Child

Help Us Raise Funds for Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims

Diya, the Varli Foundation for children, is dedicated to providing education, medical care and nutrition to children in places where these basic needs are not being met.

Across the globe, developing countries are struggling to address a variety of issues. Diya works with local partners on the ground like hospitals, kitchens, and schools to ensure all aid is being provided directly to the children.

Support from friends and fans have helped the Varli brand achieve its mission to expand the appreciation for Indian cuisine. Through direct involvement and fundraising efforts, the Diya Foundation is our way of ensuring the next generation has the opportunity to fulfill their own dreams.

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The Varli Food Festival for Kids

April 14, 2013 at Hyatt, Morristown. NJ

The VARLI FOOD FESTIVAL is an annual food, wine and desserts tasting event that brings the finest Indian chefs from all over the world into the heart of Manhattan. Event showcase the culinary creations of top-caliber restaurants and caterers, and promote awareness of Indian cuisine and culture. Guests have the opportunity to sample various dishes from well known local restaurants, as well as many others from as far off as UK, India, Chicago, Virginia and DC. Featuring food and drink tastings, cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, FREE spice market, Celebrity Chef CookBook, full open bar, wine kiosks and several dessert stations. World famous chefs demonstrate their skills in crafting signature dishes, displaying first-hand the unique art of Indian cooking.

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Varli Culinary Awards

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - New York

We are very excited to announce that we will be hosting the first Varli Culinary Awards in November of 2012 in New York. A panel consisting of international culinary Organizations/Food experts as well as the Public around the world will recognize 2012's top Indian restaurants & Culinary personalities across the globe.

The selection process for the nominees in each category will start February 15th, 2012. Restaurants will be selected on the basis of cuisine, ambiance, and concepts. Personalities will be selected on the basis of skill, outreach, achievements and public support. Chefs & Restaurateurs, let's take our share of the limelight from the Global Culinary Scene.

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Varli Cook Off

April 6th, 2012 - Long Island

On April 6th, 2012, one day after the Varli Food Festival, Celebrity Chefs Jehangir Mehta and Maneet Chauhan will be hosting foodies, aspiring chefs and those who simply want to be standing ringside at the most exciting event in Long Island.

Esteemed Chefs Kunal Kapur and Prasad Chirnomula, as well as restaurateur Rajesh Bhardwaj, will be joined by international media personality Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, to be the official judges of the Varli Cook Off.

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