Cheetie Kumar

Chef
Cheetie Kumar

Raleigh

About Cheetie Kumar

Garland is the passion project of chef and rock guitarist, Cheetie Kumar. Located in downtown Raleigh, it’s seasonally driven menu is influenced by the flavors of India and Asia, with locally sourced ingredients reinvented with a distinctly Southern flair. It’s extensive menu of approachable creations features innovative and delicately prepared dishes that are truly unique, and paired with delicious seasonal cocktails and an adventurous wine menu.

Accolades

  • Best Chef: Southeast Nominee, 2018
    James Beard Foundation

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

Cumin Lamb Belly
$$, Reservations, Modern, American, Asian, Indian, Downtown
"About last night.... cumin lamb belly, persimmon glaze, radish, tapioca cracker x a few hundred! #trianglewineexperience"
At my venues
Sides for Slow Smoked Pork
$$, Reservations, Modern, American, Asian, Indian, Downtown
"Aaaand capping off quite a weekend- sides for @andrewullom delicious slow smoked pork for our buddies @viderichocolate 5 year anniversary. I made food for their opening and it's amazing to see how much they've accomplished since then. Fermented slaw, spicy pink eye peas, gochujang bbq sauce. Congratulations Sam and Starr! #timeflies"
At my venues