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EVENT SCHEDULE

DAY 1 

FEB 11

TIME

PROGRAM

8:00 am

Registration

SPEAKERS

8:30-8:50 am

Networking

Welcome Tea

Tea Break Millet Sweets and Savories

9:30-10:25 am

10:25 - 10:30 am

 National Anthem followed by Lighting of Lamp

Dignitaries

10:30- 10:35 am

Welcome and Presidential Address

Chef Manjit Singh Gill

IFCA Presidium

10:35 - 10:40am

Felicitation of Dignitaries

10:40 - 10:45 am

IFCA Presentation

Chef Vijaya Baskaran

10:45 - 10:50 am

Address by DA & FW, JS (Crops)

Ms. Shubha Thakur

11:50 - 11:55am

Address by DA & FW secretary

Shri Manoj Ahuja

10:55 - 11:10 am

Address by Honorable Minister of the state (Agriculture)

Shri Kailash Choudhary

11:10 - 11:13am

Address by Sr. Economic Advisor, MoT

Shri Gyan Bhushan

11:13 - 11:15 am

Concluding Remarks

IFCA Board

11:15-11:25 am

Partner Presentation

Culinary Academy of India

11:30  - 12:00 pm

History of Millet by Anthropologist

 Dr. Kurush F Dalal

12:00-12:30 pm

Feeding the world with Millet

Mr. Paul Newnham Director SDG 2 Advocacy Hub UN

12:30-12:40 pm

Partner Presentation

Nestle

12:45-14:00 pm

Lunch

Featuring delicacy of millets

14:00-14:30 pm

Cooking Demo

Welbilt

14:30-14:45 pm

Partner Presentation

Mukunda Foods

14:45-15:15 pm

Panel Discussion : Nutritional Importance of Millets

Chef Amey Marathe (Moderator)
Dr Bani Aeri, Dr Pulkit Mathur, Dr Eram Rao

15:30-16:00 pm

FSSAI

Dr. Inoshi Sharma, Executive Director FSSAI

16:00-16:30 pm

Tea

16:00-16:30 pm

Tea

16:30-17:00 pm

Cooking Demo- Millets

Chef Satinder Shergill

17:00-17:45 pm

Corporate Chefs Panel Discussion: Millet and Nutrition, its future use in hotels and catering

Moderator - Chef Salil Fadnis, Chef Sheetharam, Chef Satbir, Chef Manisha Bhasin,Chef Rajeev Janveja, Chef Rakesh Sethi

18:00-20:00 pm

Young Chefs Session

Chef Saby Gorai, Debraj Bhowmick

DAY 2 

FEB 12

TIME

PROGRAM

SPEAKERS

9:oo-9:10 am

Special Information of the day, Housekeeping

9:10-9:50 am

Growth and opportunities in the tourism industry 

MoT Representative & Chef Manjit Singh Gill

9:50-10:10 am

Health Benefits of Millets 

Ms Ishi Khosla

10:10-10:40 am

Nourishing the world- How the Global Culinary Community can help create and scale impact 

Mr. T.C. Chatterjee CEO Griffith Foods, USA

10:40-11:00 am

Connection of food with Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopath

Dr. Bharat k Pappala

11:oo-11:10 am

PARTNER PRESENTATION

Olam Food Ingredients

11:10-11:40 pm

Tea Break

11:4o-12:00 pm

Cooking Demo - Millets

Welbilt

12:oo-12:20 pm

Innovative and Creative F & B Concepts and Branding

Mr.Vikram Cotah, CEO GRT Group of Hotels

12:2o-12:50 pm

Panel Discussion : The future of work / attracting and retaining talent in Culinary Industry.

Chef Saurabh (moderator), Chef Ashish Bhasin

12:5o-13:00 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

RAK Porcelain

13:00-14:20 pm

Lunch

Millets delicacies included

14:20-14:30 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

Infini Foods India Private Limited

Share our strength & Akshaya Patra

14:3o-15:00 pm

Mr.Jeetu Jodhpurkar and Mr.Shridhar Venkat

15:00-15:45 pm

Talk by Vir

Vir Sanghvi

Tea

15:45-16:15 pm

16:15 - 16:25 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

Asian Christian Culinary and Agricultural science Institute

How we lost our sensory
connection with food - How to restore it

16:25-16:55 pm

Mr. Jaspal Sabharwal,Tag Taste foods

16:55-17:00 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

USAPEEC - I2I

17:00-18:00 pm

Transformation from within

Ms. Manisha Dahad & Mr. Krishna Iyer

18:00-18:10 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

PCK Agri Ventures- Saivai

DAY 3 

FEB 13

TIME

PROGRAM

9:00-9:30 am

The wonder of Fermentation

SPEAKERS

Mr.Hakeui Kosato

9:30-10:00 am

Sustainable & Food safe supply chains in Hospitality

Mr.Kamesh Ellajosyula

10:00-10:10 am

Gift your Organ - a social initiative

Chef Raj Sethia

10:15-11:00 am

Making of Masala Lab and how science can help in the kitchen

Mr.Krish Ashok

11:00-11:30 am

Tea Break

11:30-12:00 pm

Cooking Demo

Stratsure Associates (Cranberry)

12:00 - 12:20 pm

Securing the future of food

Chef Madhu Krishnan and Ms.Priya Joshi

12:20-12:40 pm

IFCA

Millet delicacies

12:40-13:50 pm

Lunch

13:50-14:00 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

Haldirams

14:00-14:10 pm

PARTNER PRESENTATION

Veeba Foods

14:15-15:20 pm

Regional Associations - Showcase

15:20-16:30 pm

Awards Ceremony & Closing of event

16:30 pm onwards

Lucky draw followed by Tea

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