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Tirupati: Indian Culinary Institute, an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India commissioned at Tirupati and NOIDA which are the state-of-art Institutes and is expected to be at par with the best International Culinary institutes. Both the campus established with an investment worth of approximately ₹ 100 Crores each.
This Culinary Institute is set up for further promotion and development of culinary tourism in India as the ICI will attract the best of the talents in the specialized field with a world-class infrastructure such as culinary studio with facility to have smart classrooms and specialized kitchens with modern and latest equipment, training restaurants for various cuisines, modern hostel facility for both boys and girls. Culinary Art is a highly specialized field of education in the hospitality industry today. The students of this Institute will not only cater to the domestic industry but also contribute internationally as an ambassador of India’s rich and diversified food heritage
Institute’s Cuisine Theatre having 72 seating capacity with state of art modern facilities for demonstration. This theatre is centrally air-conditioned has modern ovens, grillers, hot plates, gas ranges, under-counter refrigerators, Tawa and a demonstration table with knee operated hand wash sink. Also, it has got a pre-preparation area just behind the presentation area. This fully equipped Cuisine Theatre is ideal to demonstrate different culinary techniques by experienced /celebrity chefs to students and professionals.
On invitation from Indian Culinary Institute, Tirupati; Chef Nitin Ramchandra Shende representing Indian Culinary Federation of Culinary Associations and Government Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Nagpur had a wonderful demonstration on “Easy Techniques to prepare basic sauces, their derivatives and platting techniques” dated 20/02/2020 in Cuisine Theatre and also inaugurated the theatre. All the students in the undergraduate programme enjoyed the session conducted by Chef. Students rated the Lecture Cum Demonstration “Outstanding” during a feedback session.
The demonstration was coordinated by Vishnu Priya Devi and Rajasekhar. All Faculty Members and Students graced the function. After the inauguration, Dr Lomte D M, Faculty Member introduced Nitin to other faculty members and students present at the occasion. Dr. M Thirulogachnader, Academic Incharge welcomed Chef Nitin with floral bouquet.