Stories

March 23, 2019

Ms. Pervin Bhasin

It wouldn’t be wrong if I said that probably am in Learning and Development function because of her, I loved her aura; that of an amazing […]
March 2, 2019

Chef Sarita Chavan

She runs a catering company and travels all over India to conduct food festivals in five star hotels. She has been in the business for over […]
March 2, 2019

Ms. Indrani Malkani

Isn’t it wonderful to be one of the foremost, the first people to take up something unique. They become the agents of change or bring changes […]
February 1, 2019

Ms. Christine Saldanha

She was my first boss and I will remain her eternal fan. There are bosses and there are awesome leaders and she has been a great […]
January 14, 2019

Ms. Mona Chawla

This is one story that I began working on in May 2018, there wasn’t much information available except for the fact that I had heard first […]
November 29, 2018

Prof. Cathy A. Enz

You meet a very few people who are an authority on the work that they do. Their work is a reference for many others and they […]
November 27, 2018

Ms. Shubhada Kotibhaskar

She was one of the favourite (favouritest if rules of grammar would allow) professors at IHM Mumbai. She made us all fall in love with bakery; […]
November 9, 2018

Ms. Shakuntala Jha

You meet some people and connect with them instantly as if you have known them for ages and you look forward to interacting with them at […]
October 25, 2018

Ms. Sangeeta Bahuguna

I connected with this dynamic lady after I saw an article that she had written on women chefs. I asked her if she had heard of […]
September 25, 2018

Ms. Suchitra Naidu

I met Ms. Suchitra Naidu in 2011 when we invited  her to address the then batch of The Park Management Trainees undergoing off the job training […]
September 5, 2018

Ms. Avril Bayros Sule

Learning is so much easier nowadays, with the internet and information at the snap of a finger, but inspiration really comes from few. She has been […]
August 7, 2018

Ms. Sonal Holland, MW

My association with Sonal goes to IHM where she was my senior. We didn’t have much interaction though, I got in touch with her recently after […]
June 21, 2018

Ms. Ranju Alex

I connected with Ms. Ranju Alex, a few days ago when one of my colleagues spoke about her being a very dynamic lady, a super achiever […]
June 7, 2018

Ms. Bachi Daruwala

“I can and I will”– Here’s the story of a woman who believed that nothing was impossible if one had put his or heart to it. […]
May 31, 2018

Ms. Odette Mascarenhas

A graduate from the Dadar Catering College Ms. Odette Mascarenhas joined the Taj as a management trainee. She grew with the organization spending 18 years with […]
May 24, 2018

Ms. Zeba Kohli

When I joined IHM Mumbai, (Dadar Catering College) in 1994, that’s the time I used to see the Fantasie Fine Chocolates hoardings near the institute and […]
May 17, 2018

Ms. Camellia Panjabi

I met Ms. Camellia Panjabi in 1995, when she was the chief guest at the valedictory function of IHM Mumbai. I was in the first year […]
May 10, 2018

Ms. Sujata Guin

I met Ms. Sujata Guin in 2008 at The Park Kolkata, the flagship property of the Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels Ltd. I was there for my […]
April 27, 2018

Mrs. Krishna Arora

Recently, I received the same message many times from the whatsapp groups of my hospitality and Hotel administration contacts. The message was about Mrs. Krishna Arora, […]
April 4, 2018

Chef Monisha Bharadwaj

A lady who has shattered the glass ceiling and is ‘fabulous’ in the true sense is Chef Monisha Bharadwaj, who dons many hats. She is an […]
March 28, 2018

Ms. Shatbhi Basu

I was interviewing the Management trainees for our hotels; The Park Hotels. We have various Management Training programs such as the General (GMT), Kitchen (KMT), Housekeeping […]
March 20, 2018

Ms. Priya Paul

I heard about the Park hotels in 1997, when I was in the final year of my Hotel Management course at IHM Mumbai. I didn’t appear […]
March 8, 2018

Ms. Shirin Batliwala

I met Ms. Shirin Batliwala in 1997, where she did a half day training session with our batch of Hotel Operations Management Trainees, we were 45 […]
February 26, 2018

Ms. Thangam E. Philip

Ms. Thangam Elizabeth Philip is regarded as the pioneer of hospitality education in India. Known as the diva of hospitality industry, she was an epitome of […]