Monday, August 19, 2013

Free culinary education - The Hindu

Free culinary education - The Hindu

A Centre for Indian Culinary and Higher Hospitality was established at Mary Matha College in Periyakulam near here on Friday to provide free culinary education to school dropouts.

While inaugurating centre, R. Suresha Kumar, Executive Chef, Heritage Madurai, said that such measure would generate employment opportunity for poor youths and help them develop entrepreneurship skills in their minds.

Deserving dropout youths aged between 18 and 23 years will be identified in and around Periakulam for this training, said centre’s chef Raj Mohan.

The college had tie-up with star hotels in Madurai to extend high quality training to the chosen one. The centre had plans to offer stipend to trainees from the next academic year. An opportunity will be created for trainees to meet experts in hospitality and professionals in culinary during training programme.

Besides, it planned to offer hands on training for homemakers on one Sunday of every month, he added.

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