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It's time to brew... Day two
It was the second day of our unique Barista Training workshop, and the students were fully prepared and enthusiastic. Today's lesson focused on producing cold brewed coffee preparations; students tried their hand at Iced Cafe Latte, Iced Americano, Frappe Moccha, and a variety of other refreshing coffee-based beverages. The second session focused on learning how to make a variety of traditional coffee-based cocktails, including Irish Coffee, Espresso Martini, Jamaican Coffee, Mexican Delight, and others. The second day culminated with a graduation ceremony, during which all of the participants were presented with certificates recognising their successful completion of the famous Barista Training programme.

Day 01 of workshop on Origami - the art of Towel folding.
The GEU school of hospitality management is hosting a two-day workshop on towel folding, with the first day devoted to learning the fundamentals of this creative art. The resource person for today's session was Mr. Kuldeep singh Garia, Executive Housekeeper, The Fern Residency, Udaipur. By using such innovative approaches, he inspired the kids to make a difference. Mr. Gariya assumed command and displayed a variety of towel folds.

"Best Hospitality Management School of the year, 2022"

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others..." - Bill Gates

Yet another feather on the hat of the Department of Hospitality Management Graphic Era Deemed to be University Dehradun, Uttarakhand as the department is conferred the "Best Hospitality Management School of the year, 2022" by the prestigious Vivekananda Educational and Cultural Foundation.

This will certainly act as a catalyst as we will strive hard, keep going and continue with the same determination and dedication. No matter what, we will persevere.

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav in the form of The Tricolour Extravaganza Chef Competition was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by the Department of Hospitality Management, Graphic Era University, Dehradun Uttarakhand.

USP of this competition was  the use of vibrant colours from our Tricolour National Flag and the students showcased their Cooking and Bakery Skills with enormous participation. They displayed their creativity and innovation and prepared a wide array of mouth watering delicacies ranging from pastas, poori, rice preparation etc. The dishes prepared embarked upon the gastronomic culture and tradition of their area of origin.

Department of Hospitality Management wishes all the best to all the participants with an assurance of organizing more such events in the future.

  • Assistant Professor Vipul Bhandari organized the Event “Maximum number of people tasting mocktails”, an attempt which was sent for Guinness book world record in February 2018
  • Assistant Professor Chandramauli Dhaundiyal was awarded the Indo-Global Teaching Excellence Award by Indus Foundation for the year 2016-17.
  • Assistant Professor Chandramauli Dhaundiyal and a team of students, faculties, and staff of “Department of Hospitality Management have also received recognition worldwide by preparing the longest semolina barfi in 2016.   The record has been included on Page 43 of the Limca Book of World Records 2017 edition.
  • Assistant Professor Chandramauli Dhaundiyal and a team of students, faculties, and staff of Department of Hospitality Management have concluded another feat of preparing 521 salads in 120 minutes in April 2017 which has been sent for inclusion in the forthcoming Limca Book of World Records 2018 edition.”


Name of the Student


University/Institute Position


Mr. Samarth Bisht

Restaurant Service Competition

Skill India-Government of Uttarakhand 2018

1st position



Mr. Aman Gupta &

Mr. Alind Saxena

Street food delicacies

Hospitium 2017 at Subharti University, Meerut

1st Runner-up


Mr. Kunal Chauhan &

Mr. Aman Sharma

Chef competition

Hospitium 2017 at Subharti University, Meerut

2nd Runner-up


Mr. Rahul Gupta &

Mr. Vivek Khandari

Nestle Maggi Chef competition

Abhodaya 2017 at Aamrapali, Haldwani

2nd Runner-up


Ms.Nazneen Sarah Simon

Origami Towel Art Competition

IHM Dehradun 2018

1st Runner-up


Ms. Raveena Tandon

Ms. Tenzin Chokyi

Chef Competition

IHM Dehradun 2018

1st Position

The Faculty Development Program entitled Academic Research in Hospitality and Tourism: Recent Trends and Future Directions started with great zeal and enthusiasm.

The 06 days program started with welcoming the Vice Chancellor Prof Dr HN Nagaraja, Prof Dr MP Singh and Dean Research Dr Bhaskar Pant.

The honourable Vice Chancellor emphasized on the quality research and its role in the organization's success.

He emphasized on connecting the academic research to the operational research by utilising the authentic resources.

Dr MP Singh embarked upon the need to connect the research to social, cultural and economic development of the push a society. He talked extensively about the push and pull factors in tourism along with the implications of Artificial intelligence, mathematical models in the field of research in tourism and hospitality. According to Dr Singh the purpose should be to nourish the thought process in order to explore the possibilities. Also, research on the factors like local culture, tradition, gastronomy etc can be utilised well to attract tourists.

Dr Bhaskar Pant, Dean Research detailed about the Research policies of the university and the data presented depicted how the university in growing in every aspect of the research viz. Publications, patents and PhD awarded.

Dr Pant also focused on the exponential research leading to provide solutions in order to avoid redundancy in research.

As it is said by Will Ferrell, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”

The same is adopted by the Department of Hospitality Management, Graphic Era Deemed to be University as the Christmas Celebrations🎄⛄ are carried out like every year with the same zeal and enthusiasm on Friday, 24.12.2021.

“Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance-a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.” -Augusta E. Randel.

The celebrations started off earlier with the Cake mixing ceremony and under the esteemed guidance of Dean Prof RC Pandey and HoD HM Mr Amar Dabral, the Chef's Mr Mohsin Khan, Mr Yogesh Upreti and Mr Sunil Kumar Lal along with the team of volunteer students were all excited for the celebration. They were happy to organize the celebration as many of them sported their Christmas caps and were ready for the celebration.

Several delicacies including plum cakes, muffins, walnut brownies, cupcakes, choco chips cookies, burgers, croquettes etc were the part of the extensive menu of the event.

The training restaurant was decorated as per the theme with a beautiful Gingerbread house as the focal point. Snowman was also a center of attraction for the dignitaries and the faculty members who attended the celebrations.

The celebration ended by wishing each other “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022.”