COOK FOR A SMILE

Cook for a Smile is an initiative by Smile Foundation, which brings together top corporate leaders from leading organizations together, not for a boardroom conference, but to the kitchen – to cook and put a smile on the faces of underprivileged children. By donning the chef’s toque, these personalities will be supporting the nutrition of these kids, helping them stay healthy and learn better. Cook for a Smile is also an effort to sensitize the privileged society and make it an active partner in bringing positive change in the lives of these underprivileged children.

Chef Vikas Khanna will be hosting Cook for a Smile, as the Goodwill Ambassador for the cause. The event will be held at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, on July, 27th ,2014

ABOUT CHEF VIKAS KHANNA

Vikas Khanna is an award winning, Michelin Starred Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, filmmaker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India.

After his graduation from the prestigious Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Vikas went on to train under renowned chefs of Taj Group of Hotels, Oberois, Leela Group, and many more. He has studied at the Culinary Institute of America, Cornell University and New York University and the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, Paris.

Vikas has authored several books, including “The Spice Story of India” and “Modern Indian Cooking”. On July 29, 2011, Vikas hosted dinner for the Hindu American Seva Charities Conference held at the White House organized by Anju Bhargava, who is a member of President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnership.

Khanna has received several awards, including the "Access to Freedom Award" in 2005 from SATH, previously awarded to George W. Bush and HRH Prince Charles, and The Shining Star Award from Just One Break, Inc. previously received by Christopher Reeve and Ray Charles.


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TITLE SPONSOR

Cleo County with its Egyptian theme based design has been one of the most ambitious projects of ABA Corp, where luxury living is redefined with modern architecture, accentuated with unsurpassed quality and design. The project represents the work philosophy of ABA Corp which aims at conceptualizing the unconventional without compromising on quality. In a growing economy and a booming real estate market ABA Corp has been able to carve a niche for itself with its core focus on servicing the evolving Indian buyer. They have prioritized their needs and aspirations by creating an opportunity for the home owner to purchase not just an asset but a lifestyle of international standards.

No compromises are made in presenting to the discerning home buyer an occasion to choose a lifestyle which is in sync with their personality and way of life. The 25 acres of property is home to one of its kind amenities like the first five level cascading swimming pool with a skywalk in India, a mist garden which calms and cools your senses and playgrounds for kids with seven play options to choose from designed to suit their tastes including a Mini water Theme park, a dedicated trampoline area, and sand pits for children. Cleo County offers an opportunity to live like royalty and experience the wonders of luxurious living.

HOSPITALITY SPONSOR

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™ and Hyatt Ziva™ brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club®. As of March 31, 2014, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 554 properties in 47 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.

PARTICIPATING CORPORATE LEADERS

Ashutosh Chadha
Director
Corporate Affairs Group, Intel South Asia
Hicham Lahkim Bennani
Commercial Director
Air France- KLM
Gulbahar Taurani
Director Marketing
Phillips India, Consumer Lifestyle
Amit Modi
Director
ABA Corp.
Rajat Jain
Managing Director
Xerox India Limited
Tapan Ray
MD & CEO
Nature Bio-Foods Ltd (NBF)
Sanjay Sethi
CEO and Co – Founder
ShopClues
Dr Shashi Kant Baliyan
Managing Director
ClearMedi Healthcare
Ratna Chadha
Chief Executive
TIRUN Travel Marketing
Avinash Venkat
Director, Human Resources
South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa at Avery Dennison
Aseem Kapoor
General Manager and Area Director for North West India
Hyatt Regency Delhi

PARTICIPATING CORPORATE LEADERS

Mumbai Chapter
Held on 19th may 2014
At Grant Hyatt Mumbai
Dr. Shravan Kumar
CEO
Children's Film Society, India
Manoj Chacko
CEO
Kuoni Business Travel, Kuoni India
Nityanand Shetty
Director
Essen Vision Software Limited
Arun Chatterjee
Vice President
BNY Mellon
Archana Kochhar
Founder & CEO
Archana Kochhar Couture
David Mansfield
Area Director & General Manager
Grand Hyatt Mumbai
Dr. Ramen Goel
Former President
All India Association for Advanced Research on Obesity
Vishal Gondal
Founder & CEO
GOQii Inc.
Arjun Bafna
Managing Director
Seven Islands Harley-Davidson
Mohit Jain
Regional Director – Asia Pacific
Kitchen Aid
Tejbir Singh Sawhney
CEO
Hindustan Colas Limited

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