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Teena Arora

San Francisco Bay Area, United States

Chef Instructor at Verlocal


Chef Teena, Principal Instructor and Co-founder of CURRYSUTRA, has more than 20 years of experience in the Food Service Industry. She began her culinary journey at her family owned and operated Steakhouse, American roadside, and Indian restaurants. Teena has also worked at the Holiday Inn U of MN campus, restaurants including Davannis, Spudsters, The Good Earth, and Figlios, and The Calhoun Beach Club, where she was able to demonstrate and hone a multitude of skills including food preparation and presentation, catering and banquet service, host and waitress duties, and managerial talents. Teena offered professional culinary instruction at The Lake Harriet Community Education Adult School, Whole Foods Market, and to private individuals in Minneapolis, MN. Later, she continued teaching Indian vegetarian & vegan cuisine in the San Francisco Bay Area, at
 Stanford University, Whole Foods Salud Cooking & Lifestyles School in San Mateo, for more than 5 years, and for the past 4 years has taught cooking classes at the San Carlos Adult Community Center. Notably, Teena has an accomplished background as a Restaurateur, Market Research Consultant, Business Development Consultant, HR Generalist and C-level Executive Assistant. In addition, she possesses a Master’s Degree in International Management and Marketing. Authentic Indian cuisine is the foundation for Teena's unique culinary style. Her love affair of teaching food has permeated in a subsequent focus in other cuisines such as Asian, Mediterranean, and South American foods while keeping the core of vegetarian and vegan menus & recipes. Teena is passionate about providing an awareness of plant based foods and the medicinal benefits of Indian spices, holistic eating, sustainability, wholesome foods, and giving your body the nourishment it needs. Glowing inside and out! For more information about me, please visit: http://currysutra.com/about-teena.php www.currysutra.com www.facebook.com/currysutra tumblr.currysutra.com


San Francisco Bay Area, United States