Founder Q&A: Asma Khan (Darjeeling Express) & David Grant (Viewpoint Partners)

About the event

For this Q&A, we will be learning from Asma Khan, founder of Darjeeling Express and David Grant, founder of Viewpoint Partners.

Asma Khan is one of the UK and India’s brightest culinary stars. An award-winning chef, best-selling cookbook author and the owner of London’s famed Darjeeling Express restaurant. She is the first British chef to be profiled in Netflix’s Emmy-nominated Chef’s Table and the first chef to be featured on Vogue’s list of 25 most influential women. She has guest-starred in notable television series Celebrity MasterChef and America's Emmy award winning Top Chef amongst other programmes.

Asma has become one of the the UK’s most prominent culinary figures and her restaurant, a favourite amongst Hollywood’s A-list entertainers. Best known for her all-female kitchen team and her commitment to social change, Asma is an unstoppable force in the hospitality industry and beyond.

Viewpoint Partners’ founder and client lead, David Grant, has been providing accounting and financial consulting to some of the most exciting restaurants in London for almost a decade, including Darjeeling Express, Jolene, Dorian and many more. The specialist team has played an important role in helping restauranteurs achieve their goals from concept, to bricks and mortar, to multiple sites. David will be sharing his expertise and giving valuable insight into what it takes to start, manage and grow a successful restaurant business.

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Date and time

September 20, 2023 6:00 PM


Ticket price

£15 (Free for Members)

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