HOSPITALITY / FMCG
Hotel Sahara Star receives accolades at the Great Indian Culinary Competition 2014
Recognized for being the Best Culinary Team in addition to
winning 9 medals at GICC!
Hotel Sahara Star enjoys a roaring start to the New Year as the culinary team brings laurels and honor to the hotel at the recently concluded Great Indian Culinary Competition (GICC), for the fourth consecutive year! They won the esteemed Best Culinary Team Award for the second time at the prestigious competition and had to compete with the best teams from the country in that category.
Under the leadership of Executive Chef Salil Fadnis, Team Sahara Star also won 9 medals including 2 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals in various categories right from Plated Appetizer to Live Cooking, where the team displayed its exemplary talent in the field of culinary art. Akhil Reddy, a Gold medal winner in the Platted Deserts category also won a all expenses paid trip to HOST 2015, the annual hospitality expo in Milan. It is yet another feather in the cap for Sahara Star’s Culinary Team to achieve this remarkable recognition.
On the occasion, a very proud Execute Chef Salil Fadnis said, ‘Our team, with their unparalleled experience, has worked very hard for this. These medals and award are very important to us as we have competed against the best from our industry in these categories. This is the fourth consecutive year that we have won in multiple categories at the Great Indian Culinary Competition and we hope to keep up our track record.’
Manish Sodhi, General Manager Sahara Star, on winning the accolades said, ‘This is a proud moment for the Sahara Star team. We have some of the best chefs in the country working at our hotel and we are delighted to see that their industry is recognizing them for their expertise. We will continue to encourage their talent and we hope to participate in many such competitions.’
GICC is the Industry's professional food preparation competition, which was organized at a national level and involved senior and apprentice chefs from all over India. At the recently held 8th Edition of the challenge the jury tested culinary professionals across India on their individual and collective skills in a purely businesslike and competitive environment.
The list of awardees includes:
GOLD: DILIP MANDAL (LIVECOOKING) AKHIL REDDY (PLATTED DESSERTS)
SILVER: UJJWAL DAS (LIVE COOKING)
DAYARAJ SUVARNA (LIVE COOKING)
TUSHAR KALE (LIVE COOKING)
MUTTHU KRISHNAN (LIVE COOKING)
AMAN CHANCHU (LIVE COOKING)
SARVOTTAM MHADDALKAR (PLATTER APPETIZERS)
ABHISHEK YERAM (PLATTED APPETIZERS)
About Hotel Sahara Star –
Sahara Star, the flagship hotel of Sahara India Pariwar, is poised to be one of India’s most sought-after 5 star hotel near Mumbai domestic airport. It has well-appointed 223 attractive rooms including 13 luxurious suites which are complimented by “9 specialty” restaurants which add to the beauty of the hotel. Sahara Star is a luxury class hotel with its picturesque tropical lagoon that looks up to the world’s largest pillar less clear-to-sky dome and the three compound-curved, custom-designed glass elevators with panoramic views. True entertainment infused with rich Indian Hospitality.
Be it seminars, workshops, conferences or grand celebrations, Sahara Star's banquet is an ideal choice. At Hotel Sahara Star, we aim to host the finest meetings and banquets with magnificent venues for your events and celebrations. We offer you a choice of numerous meeting rooms, state-of-the-art audio-visual facility and much more. The hotel also offers three levels of parking that can easily accommodate over 750 cars add to the convenience of the visitors.
The hotel has serene ambience for both business and leisure travelers offering the pure luxury of enjoying the beauty of the India’s largest marine aquarium providing home to many wonders of marine life.