GNA University organised traditional ‘Cake Mixing Ceremony’ for the impending Christmas. The key objective behind organizing this ceremony was to celebrate this ritual of unity and companionship between the faculty and the students.
Ms. Simran Sihra, a Patisserie Expert & an Entrepreneur, was the Guest of Honour for this event. Ms. Sihra informed that the first step towards making the cake is the mixing process, formally called the ‘Cake Mixing Ceremony’, a ritual religiously followed throughout the world and considered to be the harbinger of good tidings and happiness.
S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, the Pro-Chancellor of the University said, “It is a great honour to witness all the departments carrying forward the tradition of their own field in full swing.”
Dr. VK Rattan, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Hemant Sharma, Pro Vice Chancellor, Dr. Monika Hanspal, Dean Academics and other faculty members amalgamated to witness the ceremony.
Dr. Deepak Kumar, Dean Faculty of Hospitality expressed, “The students of Hospitality inquisitively await for this event to happen and follow their cultural tradition in high spirits.” All the dignitaries mixed more than fifteen varieties of dried fruits including dried grapes, dates, figs, cherries and papaya with nuts like cashews, almonds, pistachios, spices like dried ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, sugar was mixed with all purpose flour, butter, and eggs in right proportion were blended in fruit juices, wine, rum and brandy to give it an intriguing distinctive flavour that is decadent for the Christmas cake.