For years, kitchen was predominantly a place for the women of house yet in Hotels its the male chefs but things have gradually changed and women have also made their presence felt and are doing great work with equal passion and zeal. Women chefs in a five start hotels , standalone hotels, restaurant industry and some are running their own restaurants or catering services as well. And women chefs are teaching and training in various institutes too. Cooking comes naturally to women and if they get proper training can be really a great profession which needs a lot of patience and passion.
Hotel and food industry is growing like anything and has a lot of potential for the professionals in the industry. Women are also getting equal opportunities and can make great career with focus and dedication.
Television and social media has also helped a lot in creating a buzz in the food industry with Chef cooking live and creating interest in every other person to try their hand in kitchen. Some of these Chefs working passionately and are worth mention here. They are Chef Samira Mistry, Chef Kandla Nijhowne, Chef Sarita Chawan, Chef Reetu Uday Kugji.
By Sangeeta Bahuguna