1st Barista Championship Concludes The Successful 2nd Edition Of Food & Hotel India 2019

Top Quote Chef Rahul Akrekar’s Journey To Entrepreneurship Highlights. India International Culinary Classic Competition Displayed Culinary Talents From Across India. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 22, 2019 - Barista Aman Malik from Mariott International Mumbai won the 1st Prize of the first ever Barista Championship, held at Food & Hotel India (FHIn) 2019. Thus, concluding the 2nd FHIn, bringing together stakeholders from 10 countries. The Expo was organised at the Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, by Informa Markets in India (formerly UBM India), India's leading Exhibition organiser.

    Chef Rahul Akrekar’s successful “Journey to Entrepreneurship” where he highlighted his career transition to becoming a Chef after spending Ten years in Engineering, career opportunities and funding for budding entrepreneurs in Food, Beverage & Hospitality sector among others and gave the key message that one should never stop pursuing their passion since that “like him” would lead to a successful career.

    Mr Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa markets in India while speaking about the successful conclusion said “The Barista Championship (TBC), where coffee professionals and enthusiasts shared their knowledge is the 1st time that we are bringing a unique concept like this to our events in India helping in bringing Baristas to the same level as other chefs. We conduct the same across 14 countries on the fine art of Coffee making”.

    Over the past two days, India International Culinary Classic (IICC) competition where culinary talents across India displayed their food mastery. The winners for the top five categories of IICC included Chef Ruchika Khedkar from the Oberoi, Chef Deepak Bhatt from The Sofitel & Ashish Rajbhar from Sahara Star, Chef Samruddhi Salunke from The Oberoi and Chef Ram Singh from Taj Sats and Chef Rajesh Sajvan, from The Grand Hyatt.

    The Prowein Education Campaign India drew special attention to the Indian liquor business game plan for the future.

    Attendees were introduced to top of the line products & solution providers and project holders within Food, Beverage & Hotel Industry, who shed light on India’s business and market share in Food & Beverages, Tea & Coffee, Beer, Wine & Spirit, Sea Food, Meat, Bakery, Hospitality Technology and Interior Designs, Retail & Hospitality Food Services etc. and more.

    Various other topics were covered during the summit’s panel discussions and keynote speeches. Food talks varied from converting food products into gourmet dishes to discussing the trends in food space, Tech talk took the form of a panel discussion embracing Smart Technology in Hospitality and The Purchase Punch discussing the procurement function lead up till the 2030

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    About Informa Markets and our business in India
    Informa Markets is owned by Informa PLC, a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world. Informa Markets in India (formerly UBM India) is India's leading exhibition organizer, dedicated to help specialist markets and customer communities, domestically and around the world to trade, innovate and grow through exhibitions, digital content & services, and conferences & seminars. Every year, we hosts over 25 large scale exhibitions, 40 conferences, along with industry awards and trainings across the country; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. In India, Informa Markets has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. For further details, please visit –www.informa.com

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