Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts to hone culinary skills of Army officers
Bengaluru-based Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts is all set to train 11 officers of the rank of Major and equivalent from three services – Army, Air Force and Navy and hone their culinary, baking and pastry skills.
These officers are currently posted as Catering Officers in the Category A establishments of the Military like National Defense Academy (NDA), Indian Military Academy (IMA) and Officers Training Academy (OTA), etc. and are responsible for the food & nutrition of cadets and officers in these institutions.
During the one-month course of this highly intensive program, specially designed for them, these Defense personnel will be imparted a complete hands-on training to equip them with not just basic cookery skills, but will hone the gourmet food preparation skills with exposure to advanced techniques.
Commenting on the announcement Maj Dinesh Sharma, Co-Founder, Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts said, “It is an honor bestowed upon us from the Indian armed forces. We take this as pride and are paying special attention towards providing advanced skills and training to the selected officers. Passion and dedication that these officers display on and off the field is unparalleled. Days and months out on duty with limited resources and still proudly serving the country deserves major gratitude and being a small part of their journey means a lot. We are looking forward to some of the most amazing culinary creations by the protectors of the country”.