Parisa Parnian is an Iranian American multi-disciplinary visual artist and culinary creative. She uses food, design and performative storytelling to build bridges and connect communities. As a Cultural and Culinary Uplifter, Parisa combines her extensive experience in lifestyle design, event curation, food-related art installations and private dinner parties to delight the senses and warm the spirit. She tells the stories of modern life from the lens of the diaspora and Third Culture Kids, as well as from her lived experience as a part of the QTBIPOC community. Parisa recently launched her own spice blend called PÉRXICAN — a celebration of cultural fluidity and the marriage of Persian + Mexican flavors. Her travels and collaborations with chefs/restaurants in Mexico City have strongly influenced her recent culinary projects. Find her on Instagram at @savage_taste and @savagemuse.