International Chefs’ Day 2014

SRM Institute of Hotel Management celebrated International Chefs Day on 31st October, 2014 in collaboration with South India Culinary Congress (SICA). Each year, on October 20, World chefs and its members celebrate the International Chefs Day. This important date goes hand in hand with an annual theme, aimed at giving pride and honor the profession. This year was no different the 2014 International Chefs Day theme came with a twist and is named: Pass It On.

The 2014 ‘Pass It On’ theme presided by Dr.P.Thangaraj, Pro-Vice chancellor (Medical), SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), aims to emphasize the importance of knowledge and skills exchange, while underlining communication, open-minded approach and action for a cause, as one of the key elements to achieve sustainable development, preserve Chefs legacy, and nevertheless – make a good deed.

As the slogan states, Chefs all ranks and age around the world have been called up to pass on their knowledge and know-hows, while bearing in mind a meaningful impact they have on sustainability and society in general, and emphasizing on the important role they play as mentors, change agents and humanitarian pioneers at global scale. By keeping in view of this important day, the Director of SRM Institute of Hotel Management, Dr. Antony Ashok Kumar brought in the festive season by arranging cake mixing, an age old tradition involving the mixing of various ingredients to make the world famous “Christmas Cakes”. This event witnessed the presence of various renowned chefs like Chef Sheetharaman (GRT Grand), Chef Soundararajan (Club Mahindra) Chef Chandra Sekar (Taj Connemara) and Culinary consultant Jugesh Arora along with 16 more chefs and guests actively took part in the occasion and made the event a grand success.