Corporate chef Pradeep Khosala to conduct session
Jamshedpur, Dec. 13: Jamshedpur has been known for its iconic street food and fancy restaurants. Large number of eateries has come up in the city in the last couple of years which has given denizens options to savour their favourite dishes and tickle their taste buds.
Jamshedpur Hoteliers and Restaurant Association (JHRA), as part of the Jamshedpur Carnival will organise food festival at the Gopal Maidan from 15 to 18 December.
“Keeping in mind the wide diversity of eating habits in the city and help people with culinary skills to showcase their talent, JHRA will also organise a Master Chef competition at Gopal Maidan on December 16. Apart from housewives, a young chef competition for school children will also be held,” said Rajeev Singh Dugal, President JHRA.
Addressing a press conference at a city hotel on Thursday, Dugal said that the Hoteliers Association has been associated with Jamshedpur Carnival and to make the entire fest more interesting contests are being organised.
“Jamshedpur has seen an upward trend when it comes to opening of eateries and the number has grown emphatically in the last couple of years where people have been spoiled for choice. The city known for its truck and steel industries is now being recognised as a food lovers’ confluence”, added Dugal.
He said that our city is known for serving quality food and the Association wants to connect with people having passion for cooking.
Ronald D’costa, a senior hotelier of the city said that the carnival will provide the citizens a taste of Jamshedpur. He said that the Association wants to take the fest to the national arena wherein the food from Jamshedpur can be promoted.
Randeep Singh, secretary, JHRA said that Pradeep Khosala, corporate chef, Zaiqu-e-Hyderabad has been invited to be part of the show.
On December 18, Khosala will conduct a session for food lovers. He will give tips on making variety of cuisines and will also demonstrate live the cooking of four-five dishes. He went on to inform that for the young chef contest 14 schools have confirmed their participation.
Singh said that Jamshedpur Hoteliers and Restaurant Association, will put up about 25 stalls dedicated to sports personalities. Like for example, Milkha Singh stall will serve North Indian food, Sania Mirza- Hyderabadi cuisine, Rahul Dravid-South Indian. The hotels of the city will showcase their best of cuisines here.