Fourth anniversary of Telangana Chef’s Association (TCA) in Hyderabad

    TCA held a gala event in Hyderabad to commemorate its fourth anniversary on 5th June . The event was attended by students from Hotel Management institutes, culinary professionals, home makers and famous chefs from Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

    The full-day event kickstarted with an inaugural ceremony attended by Chief Guests- Chef Vijaya Bhaskaran, General Secretary, IFCA, from Chennai and Samuel Berthet, Director Alliance française Hyderabad and TCA President, Chf Dharmendra Lamba. The inauguration was followed by a series of interesting talk sessions by various guest Chef’s on topics like –

    • New trends in the hotel industry by Chef Shankar Krishnamurthy, Founder – Fusion9, The Glass Onion
    • Importance of work-life balance by Chef Jerson Fernandes, Culinary Director – Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach
    • Leadership by Chef Anil Grover, Founder ATMATVA
    • Health Benefits of Millet by  Vishala Reddy, Founder – Millet Bank
    • Ingredients required – Chef Ajay Thakur, Founder – Sasana Health Hub
    • Chefs as food futurologist by Chef Thimma Reddy

    Dharmendra Lamba, Chef, President, TCA was delighted and said, “We have completed four successful years of Telangana Chef’s Association. Our objective is bringing together the industry, its professionals and those aspiring to join the industry. We continue to make sure that we bring more opportunities, promote talent and serve excellence on the platter for gastronomy enthusiasts”.  He expressed his gratitude on behalf of TCA to all the guest Chefs who graciously accepted their invitation to share knowledge and experience with us today.

    Students of hotel management institutes not only attended the talk sessions by guest Chefs but also presented display of an appetizer and a dessert plate each as part of competition. The winners were felicitated during the ceremony. Chefs from hotels, cloud kitchens and restaurants from Hyderabad along with Trainer Chefs from institutes were also recognized for their efforts and contribution to industry.

    The day-long event ended with a grand dinner that was attended by some of Hyderabad’s renowned dignitaries like Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Secretary- IT Govt. of Telangana, G.S. Naveen Kumar, IAS Special Secretary Govt of Uttar Pradesh, Sunitha Bhagwat, IFS  and others.