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World Delicacies – Intercontinental Institute of Resort Management Food Festival (IIHM) celebrates Global Hospitality Working day 2022 at Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan

Meals is a universal unifier. Irrespective of whether it is chocolate choux pastry at a quaint cafe, a heaped plate of gravy chow and chilli chicken, kathi rolls on the kerb on a balmy afternoon, or a nostalgia-ridden residence-cooked meal — very good food stuff has the ability to bring people jointly from various walks of daily life and unique corners of the planet.

On April 22, 23 and 24, the grounds of Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan will flip into a melting pot of flavours and culture as celebrated chefs from 14 nations around the world will take part in the Worldwide Institute of Lodge Management’s (IIHM) once-a-year Intercontinental Foods Pageant. The three-working day celebration will take spot from 4pm-10pm  every day and the final day will also rejoice Worldwide Hospitality Day 2022. 

Introduced by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and supported by the West Bengal Industrial Development Company (WBIDC), the Worldwide Food items Competition will be inaugurated by state ministers Chandrima Bhattacharya and Sovandeb Chattopadhyay on April 22 at 4pm.

‘Experience the camaraderie’

“We are delighted to be capable to organise this Worldwide Food items Pageant reside in Kolkata. International Hospitality Working day is an situation for the hospitality fraternity across the world to arrive collectively and working experience the camaraderie that we have shared. The aid of CII and WBIDC has extra to the event’s glamour and status,” mentioned Dr Suborno Bose, chairman and chief mentor at IIHM.

“This is an exclusive initiative taken by WBIDC for the to start with time, and as a food items entrepreneur, it feels great to be a component of this team alongside with Dr Suborno Bose. This is a system that will showcase some of the ideal international cuisine in Kolkata,” said Debaditya Chaudhury, MD, Chowman Hospitality, who assisted initiate this year’s edition by proposing the concept to WBIDC. 

A toast to world cuisines

The meals pageant will raise a toast to international cultures, cuisines and flavours. The cooks, donning native attire, will provide fare that is conventional to their international locations for Kolkatans to explore and experience. Participating international locations contain Malaysia, Sweden, Turkey, Armenia, Mexico, Bangladesh, Namibia, Italy, Iran, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Japan, England and India.

“It’s a privilege to present Kolkatans with the tastes and traditions of Namibia! I would enjoy to try to eat Kolkata’s community food stuff and street food stuff, particularly the kathi rolls,” stated chef Terry Jenkinson, the head of culinary arts at Silver Spoon Hospitality Academy, Namibia. View his movie underneath: 

“Seafood is what I like best and Kolkata is regarded for fish so I’m truly wanting forward to tasting the regional capture!” claimed Italian chef Enzo Oliveri (in photograph above), who owns various dining establishments in London and Sicily. 

“I’m extremely curious to see what Kolkata’s road sellers have to give to the community. Kolkata is such a culturally rich spot! I am really psyched to taste new flavours,” mentioned chef Jahida Begum from Bangladesh. 

IIHM’s crew of cooks, headed by Sudipta Mazumder, will represent India at the food items pageant. “India’s pavilion will have regional Bengali specialties with a concentrate on north Bengal. We’ll also integrate a several dishes that have British and Chinese influences,” he said. 

Reside audio, dance performances and fashion shows organised by the college students of IIHM will punctuate the foodstuff competition on the evenings of April 23 and 24, adding merriment to the munch.