Chef Alia Dalal began working in restaurants at age 16 and received her formal culinary training at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. With a passion for vibrant, natural cuisine, Chef Alia was named Healthy Cook of the Year in 2010 by Cooking Light magazine. After working in Michelin-starred kitchens in New York City and Chicago and an Ayurvedic destination spa in India, she realized that what she was really interested in was helping people eat quality, real food everyday, so she opened and continues to operate a personal chef business in Chicago. Chef Alia runs Chicago's only plant-based underground fine dining event: Seek Supper Club. She has taught cooking classes in hospitals, food co-ops and cooking schools, and was also named a finalist 2013 in WTTW's search for a host for the Chicago cult restaurant review TV show Check, Please!
New Year, New You (with us!)
Although it’s the dead of winter here in Chicago, January is certainly a time of renewal. We dive back into our routines after holiday travel and take a moment to reprioritize. On many peoples' ...