Beato Goes To series of books are authored by Sucheta Rawal.
Sucheta Rawal is an award-winning food and travel writer, cooking instructor and philanthropist. As the founder and executive director of 501(c)(3) registered non-profit, Go Eat Give, Sucheta’s personal mission is to raise awareness of global cultures through meaningful travel, good eating, and community interaction.
Originally from India, Sucheta started discovering the world when she moved to United States at the age of seventeen. By twenty-three, she was teaching international cooking classes and writing restaurant reviews. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters in Finance and worked in investment banking, market research and human capital consulting. Her vacations to Russia and Morocco, where she volunteered at an orphanage and women’s empowerment center, inspired her to get out of the cubicle, and uncover facts of life by encountering everyday people around the world. Since then, she transitioned from being a tourist to a meaningful traveler. Her favorite things to do while traveling are – exploring neighborhoods, meeting locals, eating at non descript eateries, and visiting markets.
Sucheta has traveled to almost sixty countries (and counting) bringing back exclusive experiences, which she shares through writing, speaking engagements and cooking classes. She has been a freelance writer for Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle, CNN, Creative Loafing Atlanta, Cuisine Noir, Do It While You’re Young, Flavors, Examiner, The Huffington Post, Impact Times, Lakelife Magazine, Patch, MixTup, Khabar, Rivaaj and Travel+Escape. Sucheta has presented at the Travel and Adventure Shows, Taste of Atlanta, Global Humanitarian Summit, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and James Madison University among others. She teaches cooking classes around the US. Sucheta served on the board of Refugee Family Services, a non-profit that supports refugee women and children achieve self-sufficiency, and is currently supporting the Young Women’s Leadership Program.
Sucheta was named one of the five most influential bloggers on culture in the world by the Foundation of Florence, Italy in 2012. She was a finalist for the Atlanta Press Club 2012 Award of Excellence, and nominated for Caribbean Journalism Award 2015.