A unique initiative from Hyatt Hotels in India and the SMILE Foundation to focus on the rich culinary heritage, the hotel has introduced in India.
Hyatt Hotel has introduced Hyatt Culinary challenge in India. The first challenge was organised on 2nd November at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai.
The initiative was taken to focus on the rich culinary heritage the brand has introduced in India.
The challenge is slated to become an annual event, with the inaugural season which commenced on 31st October 2014, across selected Hyatt locations in India.
Food has always brought people together. This year’s Hyatt Culinary challenge is a medium to get those with a passion for flavours under one roof to reveal their culinary skills whilst supporting a noble cause. We are happy to be hosting the event this year and look forward to indulging in the creations of renowned corporate actors”, said, Eric Weber, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Mumbai.
“This is our first effort of its kind at organizing a culinary challenge, and we do foresee some astonishing culinary skills on display by our renowned and esteemed corporate partners” said, Kedar Bobde, Executive Chef, Hyatt Regency Mumbai.
Hyatt India Culinary challenge preliminary rounds were held across Hyatt Hotels in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Raipur, Ahmadabad, Kolkata, Pune and Hyderabad. The finale of the challenge will be held at Hyatt Regency Delhi on 22nd of November 2014.
The Hyatt Culinary Challenge will bring together individuals from the corporate realm on a common platform where they will showcase their culinary expertise and passion for food in a unique culinary event.
Each participant will be paired with a child from the SMILE foundation, Hyatt’s partner NGO in India and they will execute a recipe of their choice for the judges. The corporate winner from each city will compete at the grand finale in Delhi in November 2014.
According to Vikram Singh Verma, COO, SMILE Foundation, “In order to bring some real and permanent changes in the lives of the most deserving children across India, members of the civil society need to be involved proactively in the process of development. We are overwhelmed by the support from Hyatt India and hope for continued collaboration in the future to see lasting impact in the upliftment of our local communities.”