“Bini Pradhan grew up in Kathmandu, Nepal, surrounded by the Himalayan mountains. Her mother worked as a cook for the Nepalese royal family, and her delicious food was always in the spotlight. Bini followed her mother’s passion, went to cooking school in Bombay, and got a Bachelor’s Degree in hotel management catering. She then worked for several large hotel chains, gaining valuable experience in the Nepali food industry.”
Rod is a 1st generation Filipino-American, born and raised in the South Bay Area. Rod is someone who has always expressed himself through his creativity. As a child, he drew and painted. When he reached high school he delved into the world of graffiti and digital art, while simultaneously expanding his expressions for creativity through producing music and DJing. Eventually finding himself digging deeper into his Filipino heritage, after the passing of his mother, which became the catalyst for his passion of reinterpreting Filipino cuisine.