D.Y. Patil University’s, School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies,

Nerul, Navi Mumbai  celebrated World Bread Day on 19th October 2016,

By organizing a National Conference On ‘New Trends In Bakers World’.

Event was adorned by Celebrity Chefs and renowned pastry chefs from star hotels sharing their experiences and views on the topic .

speaking on the occasion Chef Vivek Tamhane  Culinary Head, Director of  WAH said “That all the new trends are based on the old trends ,food is similar to fashion in most of the aspects.”

Celebrity Chef Varun Inamdar crowned prince of chocolates who has been credited with putting India on the world map with his launch of ‘GO GLOCAL’29states-29chocolate flavours in a single pack showcased his chocolate mannequin which has been an epitome of  new creative trends awed the audience with a couple of examples on how to be trendy just by taking simple ideas and converting them into delectable .

Celebrity Chef Shantanu Gupte speaking on the occasion said “Trend is you friend until it ends’it all depended  in the zone you are at a particular time frame what is trending in India at the moment are on the reverse in the USA or elsewhere around the world.”

Chef Pratik Desmukh Executive Bakery and Pastry at the OBEROIS mumbai  said “The trend definitely was towards less FAT less SUGAR and less SALT it was a tough challenge for the pastry bakery chefs to innovate desserts keeping all these factors in min”..

 Chef Amit Jadhav Pastry chef of Mehlua said,” Consumers are more savvier than ever before the clientele in the hotels are changing facets of food specially in India”.

It was a privilege for participants who comprised of  students, home bakers, suppliers and wannabe entrepreneurs to see great chefs coming together and discussing on this very interesting topic. 

 Conference was organized by students of D.Y. Patil University School Of  Hospitality & Tourism Studies on the directives of the faculties.

 Honorable President Dr. Vijay D Patil sir speaking on the occasion said that “ We  would encourage such events  on a much bigger scale in the coming future. He was highly impressed with the response the conference got from the audience proclaiming.

Director Mrs. Vandana Mishra Chatutvedi said, “Indian bakers will have to inculcate changing trends, for customers are going to be the ultimate judges on what stays and what fades.


Bakery and Patisserie Department

 D.Y. Patil University’s,

School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies


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