For the Gastronomically inclined students, the Chef Club offers the ideal platform to experiment, innovate and explore, to tickle the palate and inspire the mind through food, cuisines and state of the art Cooking techniques. Culinary trails, Experiential Dinners, Food Blogs, Slow Food Chapter are some of the few initiatives of the club.
Events club – Catalyst
Inspiring young minds to ideate, design, create and execute events The aim of the club is to promote out of the box thinking and inculcate event management skills in young minds
Memorandum of Understanding
A MoU was signed between The BBA-HEM department and “Fans on Stands” (Beatroute and travel.earth), Singapore who are global leaders in Destination Event Management.
The MoU marks the beginning of International Exposure for BBA-HEM students to participate and learn for a global destination Event Management organization.
Culinary Symposium on Millets
Dr.Jaykumar and Prof.Nandakumar attended a Culinary symposium on Millets titled “#EatSmart”, organized by MS.Ramaiah University and the Government of Karnataka. We were one among the only 2 Universities invited for this forum, as the Government wanted suggestions on marketing the proposed” International Millet Day” trade fair to be held in mid-January,2018.
Mr.Saumitra Chaturvedi, Director-Operations (Accor Group) an alumnus of the Department (2001 graduate), addressed the students. He stressed on the importance of career in the Hospitality industry, new opportunities in the trade, and working out of ones’s comfort Zone to be successful.
Dance India Dance auditions/ZEE TV
The Second Semester BBA-HEM students were involved in the audition process of Dance India Dance auditions, a ZEE TV initiative. This exposure helped showcase their operational talent. Students get a chance to network with major Event Management companies and an opportunity to manage and execute large scale Events.
University Slow Food Day
The “University Slow Food Day” was celebrated at the University. Dr.Trilocahn Sastry, IIM Bangalore Professor and Former Dean-IIMB and Dean of Management Studies, Dr.Vijay kumar inaugurated the session. Chefs from reputed 5 stars hotels in Bangalore were invited to motivate the students. Slow food is organized to promote local cuisine, Support local farm produce, Savour regional flavors, Inculcate the sense of social entrepreneurship amongst students and support Food Sustainability
Morde chocolate workshop
Students of Second, fourth and Sixth Semester underwent a 3 day workshop on Chocolates titled “Expressions”. This highly technical session was to equip the students on Working with chocolates, different presentation styles, tempering techniques, and chocolate display aesthetics.
“Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration”, Manipal “Quest” – National Level Hospitality Competition
Our students won the Front office competition at the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hospitality Administration, Manipal, an Inter-Collegiate competition.
The competition was primarily on, Role Play, Team Work, Situation Handling and Managing Crisis at Workplace