The Hotel Management department of Bosco Boys Home and Technical Institute, Borivli organised a Punjabi theme lunch for the staff on October 05.
In all 30 students from batch number 33, joined forces in preparing the theme lunch under the guidance of cookery teacher, Sonali Cheulkar and food and beverages service lecturer, Deepak Lala and the bakery teacher Cora Soares. The lunch was divided into three courses namely starters, main course and desert.
The theme lunch is a tradition wherein every batch of the Hotel Management department, applies all the theoretical and practical knowledge which they acquired during the course, into use.
The planning for the theme lunch began well in advance and the students were taught to cook the dishes and desserts during the cookery and bakery classes; and were prepared for service, during the food and beverage service lectures. Out of the 30 students, 10 helped out in cooking department, 12 in restaurant service, 5 in the desert making and two students were the hosts’ and one bartender.
The staff were welcomed with mocktail and starters which included paneer tikka and reshmi kebab vadi. For the main course, there was veg. jalfrezi, no veg. butter chicken, dal fry, jeera rice and in roti there was phulka; gajar halwa was for dessert.
Cora Soares the bakery teacher shared, “The students prepared awesome food and I was very happy with their work. All the best for your future and keep up the good work. God Bless.”
“We gave our very best and I am happy that the Theme Lunch turned out to be a success. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff and the management and off-course my colleagues for their hard work and support shown towards me.” Kinjal Vara, a student, said.
Deacon Romero, the Vice Principal ended with a short evaluation on the theme lunch, along with his critical appreciation and comments, and explained to them about the rules and regulations to be observed at the TAJ, Santacruz and Colaba, for their month-long on the job training. As a treat, he announced that the students were offered a free picnic to Boscowadi the following day and assured them his prayers, and the blessings of Don Bosco.