The third edition of India Cake Fest – 2018 was held at Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management (SRIHM), Bandra and inaugurated by Celebrity chef Maria Goretti. The event which is conceptualized and managed by Enquo Experiential Communications invites baking enthusiasts including students, home bakers & professionals to participate in workshops to learn new trends in cake industry and also participate in various competitions where you can showcase your skills in cake making.
The home bakers went head-to-head at the cake decoration competition with the theme ‘Destination’. There were enthusiasts participating from various regions. Varshita who traveled all the way from Bangalore for this festival said “Besides being a home baker, I have done a course in Fashion Designing, so I wanted to combine both & create something exclusive. Paris is my dream destination and the mecca for both the baking industry and fashion, I’ve added these little details on my cake like the macrons, Eiffel Tower, a Coco Chanel bag’.
The festival provided an opportunity to future chefs to showcase their talents and at the Cake Flea marketstudents had set up stalls with some delectable array of yummy cakes & accompaniments. On display were varieties of cakes-Indian fusion cakes, healthy treats, French desserts, chocolate garnishes, eggless bakes, eggless desserts, healthy treats, pet bakes and more.
The students were also put to test at the dessert plating competition where they served delicious savory dishes to the judges. Workshops & Meet ‘n Greet were also conducted for food lovers and enthusiasts by celebrity chefs and mentors like Ranveer Brar, Rakhee Vaswani, Maria Goretti, Rushina Munshaw, Varun Inamdar, Anees Khan, Ruhee Bhimani, Yogesh Utekar, Divya Ranglani, Hanumanta Dhotre, Nicholas Fernandes, Aakanksha Arora, Siddhi Shetty and others.
The 2-day event hosted a panel discussion on ‘’Scale Your Passion’’, which spoke about all aspects of baking. The panel included Rakhee Vaswani – Celebrity Chef, Rajesh Sanghvi of Delta Nutritives, Rajeshree Naik of India Food Network-Ping Network, Tushar Khakhar of AGENCY09 & Saloni Malkani of The FBAI with Panel moderator Chef Priti Bhanushali Punjabi of Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management – SRIHM.
Christina D’souza stood first amongst the Home Bakers for Cake Decoration competition. And in the student’s category, it was SRIHM which took number 1 position, finally beating the 2 years’ winning trend of a Pune based college.
#IndiaCakeFest was managed and amplified on the digital platforms by AGENCY09, a Mumbai based digital marketing agency. “It was delightful to see so much of energy and curiosity amongst the participants. This was the best India Cake Fest event so far!”, said Tushar Khakhar, First Executive, AGENCY09.
“This is the 3rd year of India Cake Fest and over the years the event has increased in terms of the number of Chefs, participants & brands involved. The highlight of this edition was the participation of Corporates & Kids for various pastry making workshops. The coming editions, we plan to host it in Bangalore, Delhi and tier II cities,” saysPramod Nair, of Enquo Experiential Communications which is the IP owner & Producer of India Cake Fest.
The Third edition of the India Cake Festival had quite a few associates and brands which included Delta Nutritives, Club Mahindra, Pillsbury, Rich’s Crème, AGENCY09, Better Kitchen, Bakery Review, IFN Ping Network, ABCD tools and others…
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