United by the love of Cake, India celebrates First Cake Festival in Mumbai
United by the love of Cake, India celebrates First Cake Festival in Mumbai

Mumbai cake bakers and cake lovers had a time of their lives on 16th, 17th and 18th October for India Cake Fest, a one of its kind event celebrating the love of cake.

The three-day event included competitions, workshops, conferences, cake carnival and other exciting activities for kids and adults.

Adding more to the objective, Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar said, "The whole baking and confectionary sphere in India has come of age with the intervention of technology and the home bakers. It's about time that we had a property that brings cakes and us closer together. And India cake fest did exactly that."

The event was conceptualised and organised by Enquo Experiential Communications, in association with Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management .

The baking competition held on 16th and 17th October at Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management, Bandra, divided into two categories - home bakers and students.

The winners of the competition have won it big with holiday packages from Club Mahindra, gym memberships by Living Foodz channel who were also the event title sponsor, microwaves from e-zone, exclusive professional baking classes by CakeSmiths, gift hampers from Chocolate Partner Morde and Ingredients Partner Tropolite.

The competition was adjudicated by the best national and international chefs from the industry, who judged the sweet delights on the parameters of texture, innovation and taste.

Excited about the event, B. P. Sahni, Principal, Sheila Raheja of Hotel Management, said, "Making a cake is definitely not a piece of cake. It is a skilful combination of the science of baking and the art of icing."

The Cake Carnival was held on 18th October at Phoenix Market City, Kurla who were the Venue Partner for the festival.

Chef Anil Rohira  quotes, "It was great to see students, home bakers, professionals, chefs, enthusiasts and kids getting together for this extravaganza. It is an opportunity for budding bakers to showcase their skills and indulge at India Cake Fest."

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