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Jordan White

Jordan has spent the last thirteen years in the wonderful world of hospitality, working at a variety of restaurants from Michelin-star fine dining to craft cocktail bars, sponging up as much knowledge of the industry as possible. He’s a certified sommelier and has a passion for creating cocktails. During the last few years, he’s been purely focused on Indian cuisine and curating beverages inspired by its native culture and flavors. Rasai’s cocktail program is meant to highlight amazing spirits distilled in India while featuring the staple ingredients of its cuisine.

The Concept and Philosophy

RASAl introduces Chettinad spices to Seattle and the concept of a Neo-Chettinad menu that embraces seasonal ingredients.

Eclectic traditional South Indian flavors with a modern twist will excite food enthusiasts. Highlighting the historical significance of the Chettinad region and its intricate stone-carved temples adds cultural depth to the culinary experience. The emphasis on seasonal ingredients is an innovative and sustainable approach to menu planning. It ensures that the dishes are not only flavorful but also fresh and harmonious with the time of year. This approach allows for a dynamic and ever-evolving menu that keeps diners excited to return and try new seasonal offerings. It’s a delightful opportunity for food enthusiasts to explore the vibrant and complex flavors of Chettinad cuisine in a contemporary setting.