École Ducasse in Collaboration with Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA) Nurturing Culinary Talent, this International Chefs Day

We look forward to celebrating the culinary artists of the world this October. ISH invites chefs from the country’s leading hotels and restaurants to spend a day on campus. The event shall include panel discussions with notable leaders, networking sessions with top chefs and hoteliers, competitions, masterclasses, and more.

The theme for the event? Growing Great Chefs. A theme that encourages industry chefs to mentor young minds and nurture culinary talent.

For International Chefs Day, École Ducasse India has partnered with the nodal body, IFCA or Indian Federation of Culinary Associations.

Formed with the desire to develop the culinary profession, the IFCA promotes the knowledge of food. It forms a community of chefs, culinary institutes, and allied food service industry professionals. It showcases Indian cuisine to the world, draws attention to obscure culinary methods and practices and sets a highly ethical standard of the culinary arts.

The event includes panel discussions from notable and respectable leaders, and artisanal markets curated and hosted by our own students. This event also acts as a social networking convention bringing chefs, hoteliers and industry- passionate individuals alike

The event will have the following elements:

  • A Duty-Free lounge for the guests.
  • An Artisanal market set up and run by the students of ISH showcasing their own business endeavours.
  • Panel discussions with leading and influential industry ground-breakers.
  • A social Sundowner for all guests.

Learn from the Experts

Masterclass on Mediterranean Cuisine

Learn the best of Mediterranean food with Chef Shridula Chatterjee, this International Chefs day!
From her roots at Lavaash to hosting workshops and tables with her mentor , to the newly opened restaurant- Mezze Mambo, Shridula’s passion for these flavours shine.
Join us for a delightful experience as she brings the spirit of Western Asian and Mediterranean cuisines to life at Ecole Ducasse India.

The Ramen Donn's Masterclass

This International Chefs Day, we’ll learn to make ramen from the masters themselves.
Join Chefs Kunal and Samy from Long Finish, 32nd Milestone, as they teach us about the popular noodle soup on their visit to École Ducasse India.

Farm-to-Fork Masterclass by Chef Johnson Ebenezer

Seize the opportunity to learn from an expert in sustainable gastronomy. Rediscover “Locavore” traditions, cultures and their connection to Mother Earth.
Understand the latest farm-to-fork concepts and prioritise fresh, seasonal ingredients in each dish you make.
Join Chef Ebenezer, Co-Founder of Farmlore, who brings over 25 years of experience, was featured in the Michelin Guide, and has worked in the world’s top hotels and restaurants.

Masterclass on Sugar Sculpture

We are all set to create exquisite cake sculptures with the master himself, Chef Samie Ramachandran. He’s among the Top 10 Cake Artists in India and was featured on NDTV, Zee TV, News9 and many other news channels.
Looking forward to having him on campus and exploring the art of sculpting cakes on International Chefs Day this October!

Meet the Chefs on Campus


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Chef Sydney Oscar Lee
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