G. S. B. Sabha Mahila Shakha Annual get together was held at the newly renovated, fully air-conditioned, I. M. Pai Hall, Kreeda Mandir. This programme was sponsored by Smt. Kripa Kamath in memory of her mother, late Smt. Vatsala. R. Shenoy (Past President of Makhila Shakha).
Cookery competition was organised with the theme for the competition being ‘Savoury items using Bread’. The competition was judged by two young and dynamic chefs, Chef Siddharth Kale and Chef Vini Vijay Shivkar.
Chef Siddharth Kale has worked in many prestigious 5-Star hotels and is currently due to is love for sharing knowledge has opted to train young generation at ITM as food production faculty.
Chef Vini Shivkar has worked at the prestigious Hyatt Hotels. She too currently opted to train younger generation at ITM as food production faculty since 2017.
The First prize was for Dahi Vada bagged by Smt. Jyothi Kamath. Second prize for Bread Chaat by Smt. Sandhya Mallya and the Third prize was again a Bread Chaat bagged by Smt. Mughda Nadkarni.
The evening commenced with a prayer followed by ‘Variety Entertainment’ programme by ‘V Sisters’ of Vashi. The audience were treated to various dance performances such as a dance on the evergreen song ‘Pyaar hua ikraar hua’, a lively Lavni (Maharashtra’s folk dance)and an energetic ‘Ghoomar’ dance on the famous song from the movie Padmavat. A hilarious skit by deaf and lame ladies kept the audience in splits. The befitting finale was a depiction of ‘Eight stages in a woman’s life’ school girl, college going teenager, working woman, bride/wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother.
Mahila Shakha received a lot of appreciation for the function and we hope to continue serving our society with many more events like these.