Restaurant Chef de Cuisine
Born in Centreville, Illinois and raised in St. Louis, Kamat Newman attended culinary school in the Chicago. After finishing culinary School, Kamat joined Soho House, where her role required extensive travel throughout the United States.
After discovering her West African ancestry, Kamat developed a passion for that region's culture and heritage, especially in terms of the culinary arts. Combining those influences with her own experiences – which includes traditional southern cuisine – she developed her own signature approach to cooking, which can be experienced at Tatiana, where her passion for food and community conjure an elevated sense of home and hospitality each and every day.