BANGALORE: Brigadier Adolf S Pinto, Deputy General Officer Commanding of Karnataka and Kerala Sub Area inaugurated ‘The World Skills Competition (Southern Region)’ in culinary arts, bakery and food and beverage service at the Army Institute of Hotel Management in the city recently.
Various colleges and institutes affiliated to National Council of Hotel Management and those affiliated to AICTE took part in the event. Monika Sharma and Suraj Pamar of the Army Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore, won the first prize and second prize respectively in Food and Beverage Service category.
The winners will take part in the national-level competition to be held at New Delhi on June 30 and the finals will be held at Leipzig Trade Fair at Germany from July 2 to 7, the officials said.
Organised by the Amsterdam-based World Skills International, the competition takes place in different countries once in every two years. Gold, silver and bronze medals are presented to winners in the different categories. The competition was held earlier in Japan in 2007, Canada in 2009 and London in 2011.