WGSHA organizes Orientation 2022

 WGSHA organizes Orientation 2022
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Manipal, Aug 29, 2022: A three-day orientation program for the incoming batch of M.Sc. Dietetics & Applied Nutrition (13th Course), Master of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (3rd Course), and M.A. Indian Cuisine and Food Culture – (2nd Course) was held at Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), MAHE from August 25 to 27.

On the first day, the principal of the college Dr. (Chef) K. Thirugnanasambantham addressed the students and their parents. 

On Aug 26, the Chief Guest of the orientation Lt. Gen (Dr). M.D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, MAHE evoked memories of the development of MAHE, into a successful world-class renowned institute. He advised the students to be responsible, diligent, proactive, determined, and imbibe good qualities to serve people.

Speaking at the occasion, Shilpa Joshi, Vice President of the Indian Dietetics Association spoke about the recent trends in Nutrition and Dietetics in Diabetes and the post-COVID demand for dietitians globally. She touched on the niche area of nutrition where the students can develop their skills to become a successful practitioners. 

Invited alumni of WGSHA Vinayak Chaturvedi, Resident Manager, Hotel Green Park, Bengaluru, Sonika Chaturvedi, Senior Director, Jones Lang LaSalle, Bengaluru, Amit Talwar, Director Revenue Management Advisory Services Support and Special Projects, Marriot International, Chef Sahil Desai, Executive Chef-Operations Corporate Food and Beverage, Taj hotels, and Ms. Shambhavi Kamat, Registered Dietician, Mumbai were present.  

The speakers recollected the contribution that WGSHA made in preparing them for their professional journey. 

On the last day, a fun-filled rain walk to End-Point was organized. There, a Zumba session for the students was followed by games and other activities. The walk ended with breakfast at the student dining hall at the WGSHA hostel.

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