Novotel Kolkata Hotel & Residences hosted the first season of NovoChef – a talent show for the budding chefs of the city. The show was initiated so as to give the budding chefs a platform to showcase their talent and also gain confidence.
The show saw around 20 students from 12 hotel management institutes of the citylike IIHM Kolkata, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur, DSMS Durgapur, Subhas Bose Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata and others compete for the title of NovoChef.
As a part of the first edition of Novochef, the students came up with interesting dishes like Til kasundi chicken tikka, Dil bole cholle with lasooni laccha, red velvet cake and many more such mouth watering delicacies. The presentation of the dishes had the mix of the traditional with the continental dishes.
The top eight participants were Anneliya Sengupta, Inderjeet Singh, Somakrashmi De, Priyanka Paul, Vivel Agarwal, Jasleen Kaur, Somtapa Chatterjee and Ronodip Ghosh.
The event was judged by the Executive Chef of Novotel.
Events of this type will surely help in strengthening the confidence of the budding chefs and also help in enhancing their creativity in the long run.