If its the birthday of a Bollywood celebrity or some happy occasion in Bollywood that calls for a cake, the cake is most likely to come from celebrity pastry chef Pooja Dhingra.
In a short span of time, Pooja Dhingra has become the go-to baker for Bollywood. Be it Arpita Khan’s wedding or director Rajkumar Hirani’s birthday, Pooja Dhingra is the woman behind their cakes.
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Pooja Dhingra is the owner of the extremely popular Patisserie chain, ‘Le 15’ in Mumbai. Pooja’s first book, ‘The Big book of treats’ won 2nd place in the pastry category at the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards.
She also runs Studio Fifteen, a culinary center where students from all over India come to learn the art of making cakes (as well as the business around it). Pooja also speaks frequently at entrepreneurial meets/workshops.
Pooja studied hospitality and business management at Cesar-Ritz Hospitality Management School in Switzerland. She then studied baking at at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris – one of the finest culinary and hospitality schools in the world.
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“Don’t brood over problems in life, learn on the go and deal with issues as they come”, Pooja’s mantra for success.
Watch: Interview with Pooja Dhingra. The young baker cum entrepreneur has taken Mumbai & India by storm with her trademark macarons.