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United Hoteliers of Udaipur (UHU) society have taken the initiative for the culinary sector in Udaipur #UdaipurFigthsCorona. It conducts an online cooking competition for home chefs and junior category (kids) in Udaipur, masterclass and cooking demos with experienced chefs and webinars to motivate and support the cause.
“Due to pandemic, many hoteliers have lost their lives worldwide. We believe small efforts can change and move things. UHU have decided to support the most suffered hoteliers of Udaipur who have lost their lives based on certain parameters,” said Chef Vimal Dhar.
A donation campaign has been initiated the collection would be used to distributed to the families of sufferers. This cause is also supported by sponsors where the lead sponsor is Good Dot.
Simultaneously efforts have been made to motivate everyone in the society with this home chef competition. This competition has been organised online which has 6 categories. Finale of the event will happen in Udaipur as per the pandemic guidelines on the 14th of August.
Chefs and hoteliers from all across the globe are supporting the cause by judging and talking about the burning topics in the panel discussions moderated by Chef Vimal Dhar.
Webinars conducted till today,
Host -Chef Rupam Sarkar, GM- Shaurya Collection, Secretary -United hoteliers Udaipur, Moderator – Chef Vimal Dhar on the topic Innovating hospitality
On 30th June, topic- Home chefs – the future had speaker Samiksha Agarwal, Community Entrepreneur & Founder Of Homechefs Community, Moms Magic Cooking; Ms.Abhilasha Jain, Marwadi khana; Chef Dr.Izzat Hussain, Consulting Chef & Culinary Mentor; Chef Gautam Chaudhry, Founder, MD, Demiurgic Hospitality; Ms.Gayatri Rattan, Founder Gayatri’s cooking club ,You tuber with 98.4K subscribers.
On 9th July Webinar topic on Go local – From farm to plate took place with speaker Chef Parvinder Singh Bali,Corporate Chef – Oberoi learning and development; Chef Ashish Bhasin, Executive chef , Leela Gurugram; Chef Nishant Choubey, Corporate Chef Seinan Group( Tokyo), Partner Chef Street Storyss Bangalore; Chef Vaibhav Bhargava, Consultant chef Moyo kitchen , Goa Kiko ba – Vasant Vihar; Chef Sudhir Pai
On 6th August, Webinar topic on Food business- surviving the pandemic with Dr. Pushpesh Pant Padma Shri Awardee, Indian academic, food critic and historian; Chef Manjit Gill, President-Indian Federation of Culinary associations, Corporate Chef of ITC hotels; Dr. Abhinav Sinha, CEO, GoodDO – The Vegan Eatery; Dr Chef Varinder singh Rana, Dean- CT university; Chef Vivek Saggar, Head – Skill, Competitions & Industry Connect.
Cooking demonstrations are done by the members of UHU on various days Chef Vimal Dhar, Chef Richa Johri, Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi ,Chef Nishant Choubey, Chef Sudhir Pai, Chef Dayanand.
UHU Core committee team members
President – Mr UB Srivastava , Secretary – Mr Rupam Sarkar , Vice President- Mr Ashish Chabra, treasurer- Mr Ujjwal Menaria