Dance, delicacies and bonhomie at LAD College cake fest 2016


Sangita Ghorui | Dec 25, 2016 15:30

The two-day LAD College cake fest 2016 – Spectrum – in association with Nation Next as the media partner, was organised at the LAD College Seminary Hills campus recently by the college’s Department of Hotel Management and Catering Technology.  This annual cake fest which is a part of curriculum of Hotel Management and Catering Technology students was inaugurated by Chef and Director of Food and Beverage, Radisson Blu, Nagpur – Vikas Pal, Director of Women’s Education Society – Panna Akhani, Principal of LAD College and Smt RP college for women – Dr Shyamala Nair and Manager, Haldirams – Naresh Duggal.

Like every year, at the cake fest, students of LAD College prepared several delicious which included various flavours of cakes, muffins, doughnuts, pizza, garlic bread, subwiches, sandwiches, chai muffins etc. Needless to say, these food items were loved by one and all.

Talking about a unique food item – Chai Muffin – Third year student of  Hotel Management and Catering Technology of LAD college and Sous chef Payal Chanchalani said, “This chai muffin represents two different generations. Chai represents a comparatively older generation which loves tea and muffin represents today’s generation! Both the generations are loving this food item and I can’t be happier!”

Apart from the delicious delicacies, what made the fest a memorable affair was a Zumba session conducted at the campus by Zumba instructors Anuradha Palkar and Subodh Ingle. At the session many girls from LAD were seen shaking a leg with the instructors on songs like Cheap Thrills, Zingaat and more. The Zumba session was injected with a high dose of energy when some of the teachers too joined the session!

The entire fest was managed by the students of third year of the college. Sayali Meshram (General Manager), Payal Chanchlani (Sous Chef), Runal Bhasme (F and B Manager), Pinky Barve (Assistant F and B Manager), Bhumeshwari Naktode (Housekeeping Manager), Snehal Deshmukh (Stewarding Manager), Rual Soni (Sales and marketing manager), Richa Lalwani (Finance Manager), Srishti Kapoor (Décor Manager) along with other students worked tirelessly to make the fest a fun and a delicious affair.

Photos by: Juhi Sethi

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