The most watched cooking show in the world is not produced in Hollywood. MasterChef India, based in Mumbai, just began its second season on India's Star Plus TV with the highest viewership of any cooking show in the world.
Aliya LeeKong is the Culinary Creative Director at Junoon, which just received a Michelin star. This is what every chef works for but LeeKong's story of how she arrived in one of New York's Very Important Kitchens is a little different.
Thirty years from now, when art and technology continue to enable eastern and western youth to come together over music, sports, and pop culture in greater ways, cross-cultural harmony will be more likely.