Unique food camp for culinary students

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From basics of molecular gastronomy to modern plating techniques and reinventing the popular local cuisine, Chef Kunal Kapur in association International Institute of Hotel Management trains budding chefs on various techniques of culinary craft

Chef Kunal Kapur often enjoys experimenting with new concepts when it comes to food. From judging Masterchef India to hosting unique travel shows, the latest from the masterchef is a curated culinary workshop called Kunal Kapur’s Food Camp that is being hosted in association with the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM). Chef Kunal Kapur’s food camp brings with it lot of excitement, fun, learnings and experiences for culinary students.

This food camp will travel to five key IIHM centres- Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad. In the phase two, this exciting road trip might just add cities like Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Goa and Guwahati. Speaking about the association, Dr Subourno Bose, chairman and chief mentor IIHM and Indismart Group says, “I think the initiative by Chef Kunal Kapur to do this food camp in association with IIHM is a path breaking one and will pave way for many such fascinating food events like this in the future. We are changing the rules of the hospitality education with help of an industry champ like Chef Kunal Kapur.”

Starting January 12, 2017, the first food camp was held at IIHM Pune. Chef Kunal Kapur’s mission for the food camp is to educate and impart learnings to the students on various aspects of cooking. Through this food camp Chef Kunal Kapur will train budding chefs on basics of molecular gastronomy like spherification, foams, emulsions, gels, caviar and more. At the same time he will demonstrate lessons on different techniques of plating food that is in sync with the modern times, making each plate a piece of art. Reinventing local desi food is high on agenda with this workshop, as he gives international twist to local food.

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Talking about the upcoming city tour, Chef Kunal states, “It is always a great feeling to get back to college and I look forward to the energy and enthusiasm of the students of IIHM. My endeavour with this food camp is to share my food knowledge that I have gathered over the years along with my extensive travel with the culinary students.”

Students at various IIHM campuses are excited about the visit of Chef Kunal Kapur, who ïs equally happy about the experience, “I am super excited about the upcoming road show with a prestigious body like IIHM and truly believe that together we will celebrate the love for cooking and set up new trends and standards.”

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