New Delhi, February 18, 2017: Team BCIHMCT were crowned “Overall Champions” of ATHITHYA 2017, organised by AISSMS (All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society) College of Hotel Management, Pune from February 1 – 3. ATHITHYA is an Annual Culinary and Hotel Management Competition where students from 30 hospitality colleges all across India including the likes of CAI,Hyderabad, Christ College Bangalore, IHM Aurangabad, IHM Bhopal, IHM Goa, State IHM of Maharashtra and many others took part.
BCIHMCT’s team of 6 students – Deepanshu Pahwa, Saurabh Sharma, Aman Kumar, Leena Raheja, Pranav Chadha & Pratha Mathur and 1 faculty member Mr. Tom Thomas won for their consistent performance and highest score in overall tally.
The event was inaugurated by Mr Nishant Aggarwal, General Manager Hotel West In, Pune, with lighting of lamp and few cultural activities followed by competitions.
Day 1 had five competitions:
Bakers Ville Cake Smith (cake decorating), Flairology Fluid Buffet (cocktail making), Travel Guru (Itinerary Planning), Everest Budding Chef (Ingredient Identifying), Le Cordon Bleu Smart App (Hotel Application Designing).
Students from BCIHMCT took part in all the events and were judged runners up in Everest Budding Chef event.
Day 2 had the following six events:
Seico Match Thy Wits (Quiz Competition), Mothers Recipe Get Set Cook (Relay Cooking Competition), Monin Coffee Master (An innovative Coffee Making Competition), Everest Deal the Meal (Culinary competition), Fratelli Wine Showcase (creative wine display and showcase event), Kareer Crafter Ala Mode (Uniform Designing).
Team BCIHMCT improved their performance and Got first prize in Relay cooking and second in quiz competition respectively.
Day 3 had only one event – Competency Trail (Team event having mix skill based tasks) in which Team BCIHMCT did fairly well and bagged second prize.
The evening of third day (February 3, 2017) had closing ceremony and prize distribution where students of AISSMS college showcased their talent with splendid cultural performances. Overall it was a great learning experience where students learnt a lot from each other and interacted well to form great networks for future. The level of competitions made the bar too high and to win it was the cherry on top for BCIHMCT.
Prize distribution ceremony was followed by theme dinner (theme for the evening was 1947 – A food Journey) which showcased both pre and post-colonial era of our country.
Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)