The Silicon Valley of India witnessed a gala-day when India’s quirky, fun loving, and larger than life acclaimed Chef Ajay Chopra visited the Academy of Pastry Arts Bangalore centre on 2nd May

Everyone present was excited as Chef Ajay Chopra, an acclaimed chef, interacted with students. He also tasted and appreciated dishes prepared by students and gave feedback, which served as a morale booster to students. Chef Ajay Chopra had a long discussion on pedagogy with faculty members and gave them a new perspective on teaching and brushed up their leadership skills.

Chef Ajay Chopra Tasting Cake
Chef Ajay Chopra Tasting Cake

After the interactive session with the students, Chef Ajay went live on ‘Instagram’ to discuss problems faced by budding chefs and shared his solutions with them. During the day there were food tasting sessions as food prepared by culinary students was sampled; this was followed by lunch. For culinary students, it was an exciting time as celebrity Chef Ajay Chopra evaluated food prepared by them.

Academy of Pastry Arts - Chef Ajay Chopra with Students
Academy of Pastry Arts – Chef Ajay Chopra with Students

Chef Ajay Chopra will host Northern Flavours Season 2 where he will successfully explore the forgotten delicacies of North India in the shows second season broadcast on Living Foodz on 5th June 2019.

Sharing his thoughts on the visit to the Bangalore centre, Chef Ajay Chopra said, “It is always a pleasure being with the bright and talented students from the Academy because they inspire me to bring out the best in every delicacy I prepare. It’s actually a win-win where both parties interact, train, teach and learn to grow.”

Pastry made by Students of Academy of Pastry Arts
Pastry made by Students of Academy of Pastry Arts

Commenting on the same, Chef Niklesh, Founder, Academy of Pastry Arts, said, “Since its inception, our Academy has focused on quality teaching through practical cooking classes by renowned chefs and master chefs. Today, chef Chopra’s culinary classes in the Academy were insightful and will lead to the betterment of our students.”

Academy of Pastry Arts is an esteemed group of professional culinary and pastry schools with Pan- Asia presence in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore. Its journey started in 2010 with a flagship school in Malaysia and today, the company is growing exponentially and plans to be in Dubai and Indonesia soon.

Pastry made by the students of 'Academy of Pastry Arts'
Pastry made by the students of ‘Academy of Pastry Arts’

The academy uses cutting edge technology, mixed with ingenious techniques, specifically designed to teach the art, science and techniques of creating good food and methods needed to excel in the food industry. Our win in the World Pastry Cup 2019, is a serious indicator of our commitment.

The visiting faculty consists of the largest number of Master Chefs such as MOFs, World Champions, Master Chocolatiers and Master Bakers. Over 75 classes led by visiting faculty were conducted across the Academy of Pastry Arts centres in 2019.

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