The COVID-19 pandemic may be subsiding here in the U.S., but it has had a severe impact on the Indian subcontinent. There have been over 24 million confirmed cases of the virus in India, with a death toll exceeding 266,000; in many parts of the country, the medical system has been completely overwhelmed.
On June 3, Chef Asif R. Syed at 21 Spices will host a charity dinner to help alleviate the suffering in his home country. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin to help Indian victims of the coronavirus.
“This is a very difficult time in India and I feel the responsibility to do anything I can to support my countrymen during this challenging times,” states Chef Asif. “Me and my team decided to put together a charity dinner not only to raise money but also make people aware of the current situation in my homeland”.
Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and feature the chef’s special menu:
Peanut & mung bean sprout salad
Peanuts | red onion | cilantro | lemon
Jumbo tandoori prawn with garlic toum
Kashmiri paprika | Greek yoghurt | ginger | kasuri methi
Leek lemon sorbet
Leeks | Floridian lemon
Mutton biryani / Vegetarian biryani
Fried onion | Yoghurt| garam masala | saffron | rose
Chai tea mousse / gehvar with saffron rabdee/ tricolor cardamom cake
Cost: $145 per person (tax & gratuity not included)
For reservations please call the restaurant:
21 Spices by Chef Asif
4270 Tamiami Trail E #21, Naples, FL 34112
PH: (239) 919-8830