The 3rd edition of the unique charity cook-out “Cook for a Smile” was held during the National Nutrition Week. The event was part of Smile Foundation’s nation-wide campaign ‘Nutrition for Education’, which aims at providing nutrition to underprivileged children to ensure better education and holistic development for them.
Presented by USHA International and hosted by Crowne Plaza Today Gurgaon, the initiative brought together ten corporate leaders with Michelin starred Chef Vikas Khanna to cook, contest and raise support for children studying at Smile Foundation’s Mission Education centres across India. One child joined each participant at the cooking stations, bringing in the fun factor in the competition. Jewellery Designer & Style Icon Monicka Vadera joined Chef Vikas in hosting the event and making it truly memorable for all present. CNN IBN was the media partner for the event.
Amongst the participating CEOs and industry leaders were Siddharth Shriram (Advisor, Usha International Limited), Andy Webster (Global Services Director, Webhelp), Saurabh Kochhar (CEO, foodpanda), Ratna Chadha (Chief Executive, Tirun Travel Marketing), Greg Moran (Founder, Zoomcar), Jitesh Mehta (Marketing Director, Materials Group, South Asia & Sub Saharan Africa, Avery Dennison), Abhinav Singh (Director Sales, Crowne Plaza Today Gurgaon), Mamta Wasan (Human Resources, Senior Vice President, FIS Global), Sameer Grover (Founder & CEO, Crown-it), and Jaya Misra (Fashion Designer).