Ceylon Hotel School Graduates’ Association (CHSGA) organized the ‘Gastronomy Voyage’ demonstration at the SLITHM School, Kandy to inspire students, alumni and the industry. The event was yet another project by CHSGA headed by Priyal Perera, President, CHSGA, Patrick Perera, Vice President CHSGA Executive Committee of CHSGA and supported by the industry experts.
It was held with some of the country’s prominent and respected chefs to share the stories behind their illustrious careers, while leading a demonstration of one of their signature recipes or techniques and preparing the dinner with the students. They highlighted their approaches to food and respective styles in an intimate setting conducive to career-inspiring interaction with the students, making themselves available to the next generation of chefs.
CHSGA is always looking to enhance its programs and bring unique resources and experiences to our students and the larger food community,” said Priyal Perera, President of CHSGA. “The culinary mastery and artistry these chefs deomonstrate will no doubt be inspirational to our diploma program students as they move forward in their studies and careers.”
“Culinary greats have the potential to shape students and young chefs’ future careers. The success reached by those at the highest level can be an inspiration to those at the beginning of their culinary journeys. Here chefs had the opportunity to personally identify with the students and influence them in one of the most formative periods of their lives,” said Patrick Perera, Vice President, CHSGA.
The Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA), established in 1971 (incorporated by the Parliament Act No: 21 of 1984), takes pride in being the pioneering Hospitality Professional Association in SL. With an alumni of over 1500 members, CHSGA members hold significant senior managerial and leadership positions in the industry, both in Sri Lanka and in International Markets. CHSGA members have significantly contributed to the growth of tourism in Sri Lanka.