Culture & Cuisine: India

Join us for an unforgettable evening of food, music, fashion, dance and more, as we together celebrate India!

Saturday, April 13, 2024


3-901 The Rapids Parkway, Sarnia


(French Community Centre)


5:30-9:30 PM


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Delectable Flavours of India

Sit down for an intimate experience, enjoying authentic Indian finger foods, thoughtfully prepared by local chefs. Buffet style, you will not leave hungry!


Vegetable samosas+

Onion bhaji

Chat papdi+

Green salad

Fish pakora

Tandoori chicken

Special stations:

Pani poori+, ice cream, fruit, tea/coffee

* Vegetarians welcome! If you opt to exclude the meat dishes we are happy to accommodate extra servings of the vegetarian dishes.

+ contains gluten

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Experience the Magic of India

 Prepare  to be captivated by the movements of professional dancers who will showcase a variety of Indian dance styles, all surrounded by beautiful décor to arouse the senses.

Stay tuned for performer announcements.

In addition, we are thrilled to be joined by local Tamil Sangam group and talented student performers from Lambton College!

Photo/Video booth

Trivia game


Family friendly


Tickets are $100.

Students $50.

Kids 12 and under are free.

Meet your host

Manjit Singh Brar

Manjit, a retired anesthetist turned entrepreneur, has been the heart of our community as the retired owner and operator of Sitara, a beloved restaurant. Described as an amazing role model and outstanding individual, Manjit’s kindness, compassion, and generosity have been evident in every smiling interaction with neighbors and the community.

Manjit Singh

Thank you, Manjit!

Everyone at the table

Ticketed events are not always accessible to everyone. We can change that. When purchasing a ticket you can choose to gift a place for someone else to attend that otherwise couldn’t. Rayjon and Bae Salamati are also making a limited # of tickets available to community partners at no cost.


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More Reasons Not to Miss This Event!

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Allow all of your senses to engage in our immersive cultural experience. Close your eyes and let your imagination respond to the sounds of Indian music!
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Culture & Cuisine is designed to help people connect–across tables and across cultures. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet new people as you enjoy new food, try your hand at trivia, and enjoy the dancing.
Don’t miss our India-inspired 360 Video Booth!
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There is so much to learn about both ancient and modern-day Indian history, culture, and traditions. Join us as we explore. Come with questions and an open heart/mind.

Why Support Rayjon Share Care?

Rayjon Share Care is a grassroots, volunteer-based organizations in Sarnia since 1986. Like Manjit, we love Sarnia-Lambton and are so grateful for the continued support of our community! Every dollar raised at Culture & Cuisine: India will support strong leaders in Haiti and the Dominican Republic as they seek to improve their communities. Follow the links below to learn more about the empowerment of women, health care, education, and microbusiness initiatives Rayjon supports. 

Local to global, your support makes a difference.

Culture & Cuisine Sponsors

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Culture & Cuisine Partners

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Culture & Cuisine: India is our 4th Culture & Cuisine event, and we look forward to hosting more in 2024-2025. Sign-up for our e-bulletin or follow us on social media @rayjonsc to get alerts about upcoming events.

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