Children’s day brings to mind all the fun elements attached to it; chocolate, gifts, special programs at schools, etc. MonkeyBox, a food service start-up for kid’s tiffin to school plans to make Children’s day celebrations even more special with an interactive ‘Cooking Master Class’ exclusively for kids by Suresh Thampy, Executive Chef, Sheraton Grand.
It is a known fact that ‘we are what we eat’, although we ignore the significance of this universal mantra to healthy living. Our busy lifestyles allow us only to serve our hunger with tasty food, whether nutritious or not. Same lifestyle is now passed on to the younger generation, but healthy and tasty is possible and MonkeyBox with this interactive ‘Cooking Master Class’ would provide an opportunity for every kid to explore about cooking, nutrition and secrets to healthy and fresh eating. Commenting on this event, Mr. Sanjay Rao – Founder & CEO, MonkeyBox said, “We’re excited to host this ‘Cooking Master Class’ for kids. From our experience with kids, we have noticed that if kids are exposed to cooking, they relate to food in a better way and also start enjoying what they eat”
ABOUT Suresh Thampy, Executive Chef (Sheraton Grand Bangalore)
Having been a part of the Marriott family for seven years now, Suresh Thampy is the new Executive Chef at Courtyard by Marriott, Mumbai International Airport. Italian cuisine is his area of expertise.
Prior to coming to Mumbai, he worked with Courtyard by Marriott, Chennai for two and half years as the Executive Chef where he headed all operations related to the multi-cuisine restaurants of the property. He has with him over 12 years of experience in the culinary field having worked with renowned Indian as well as international hotels. He brings with him a rich and diverse experience with an impeccable attention to minute detail and hard work. He has perfected his skills at renowned hotels like JW Marriott Mumbai and the prestigious Madinat Jumeirah’s specialty restaurant Khaimat-al-Bahar, Dubai. He began his career with a fine dining Italian restaurant in Mumbai and has been in the industry ever since.
A HMCT graduate from Rizvi College, Mumbai, he has worked diligently to climb up the corporate ladder. He is hard-working and passionate about his work. The kitchen is his first home.
Is it possible to pack, food, health, hygiene, taste, freshness and love, all in one box? Yes, with MonkeyBox it is indeed possible. MonkeyBox that came into existence in October 2015, helps many parents uphold the much needed commitment to the kids by ensuring healthy food is delivered directly to schools every day. With freshness and hygiene as mantra, MonkeyBox ensures that the ‘cooking to consuming time’ag never exceeds 2 hours. That means that the kids get their MonkeyBox just half an hour before their breakfast, lunch or snack time. MonkeyBox believes, key ingredient list begins with loads of love and science!