Le Cordon Bleu at GD Goenka University Hosts Exclusive “A Taste of Italy” Masterclass by ALMA


Delivering a unique culinary experience, Le Cordon Bleu at GD Goenka University successfully organised a comprehensive masterclass, “A Taste of Italy,” presented by ALMA – The School of Italian Culinary Arts. The remarkable event witnessed the presence of  

renowned ALMA Ambassador Chefs Alessandra Rubini and Daniela Antoniotti from Italy.  

The immersive masterclass was designed to cater to industry chefs and students alike and served as an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the heart of Italian culinary traditions. Participants also garnered hands-on insights into the artistry of Italian cuisine, guided by the expertise of ALMA’s esteemed chefs. 

Highlighting the significance of this collaboration, the master class was a testament to the strengthened Indo-Italian partnership. Facilitated by the MINERVA Project of the Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IICCI), this culinary extravaganza aimed to foster cultural exchange and deepen ties between the two nations. 

 “In accordance with our primary commitment of promoting the best of Italian higher and professional education, executed by the Minerva Project of IICCI, we successfully organised a distinctive and professional roadshow by our partner institution – ALMA, the School of Italian Culinary Arts in Indian cities. Along with the strong support received from the International Affairs Department of GD Goenka University, Gurgaon, this Masterclass “A Taste of Italy”, by ALMA at Le Cordon Bleu, School of Hospitality of GD Goenka University was an unforgettable experience and a fantastic opportunity for students and industry professionals to strengthen their knowledge in the Arts of Authentic Italian Cuisine,” said Mr. Claudio Maffioletti, CEO & Secretary General of IICCI. 

“We are delighted to bring the authentic flavors of Italy to our culinary enthusiasts and professionals through this exclusive masterclass. The collaboration with ALMA and the support of the Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry underscore our commitment to promoting culinary excellence and cross-cultural connections,” said Nipun Goenka, Managing Director at GD Goenka University. 

ALMA, known for its commitment to preserving and promoting the rich heritage of Italian cuisine, was equally enthusiastic about the collaboration. “Sharing the essence of Italian culinary traditions with participants in India was an enriching experience for us. The momentous occasion was filled with culinary exploration, learning, and mutual inspiration,” commented Andrea Sinigaglia, the General Manager of ALMA.  

The one-of-a-kind masterclass fostered knowledge exchange, skill enhancement, and celebrated the Indo-Italian culinary connection. It was a rare opportunity for participants to refine their culinary expertise under the guidance of globally acclaimed chefs.