Sekolah Kebangsaan Convent Pulau Tikus children got to learn the techniques how to fold napkins, the art of table setting and cook.
The 80 Standard Five and Six pupils were taught by G Hotel Executive Sous Chef Bob.
Chef Bob began by introducing the cooking utensils and demonstrating how to cook Macaroni Napolitana, a simple Italian pasta with tomato-based sauce.
This was followed the hotel’s Food & Beverage supervisor Che Wan Man who showed the art of table setting and napkin folding techniques.
The children were shown the proper manners of greeting and seating the guests, holding and presenting the food and beverage menu, the steps of taking food order as well as the proper body positioning when serving food and beverage to the guests.
Chef Bob also demonstrated how to cook a fragrant mushroom dish which were freshly picked from the school’s vegetable garden.
Apart from the food preparation demonstration, Chef Bob also shared tips on the hygiene procedures of food handling, proper usage of the kitchen utensils for the different types of food, the correct way of holding a knife and the safety precautions when cutting the food.
To wrap up the session with the pupils accompanied by the school headmistress, Norul Huda Mohammad Yunus, the G Hotel team presented souvenirs to all the pupils who participated in the programme.
“We believe in educating the young and helping the future generation get a better understanding of the hotel and F&B management. G Hotel will continue to offer help and reach out to the community to show support for a good cause,” said hotel general manager Michael Hanratty.
At another recent event, G Hotel Gurney management team brought cheers to some 70 children at the Children’s Association of Penang Spastic Cerebral Palsy in Jelutong.
The team donated RM1,000 towards the association’s fund during the visit and was given a tour by home’s administrator, Betty Ng.
The hotel staff helped the children to paint and win prizes who were entertained by G Hotel’s very own costumed Superman, portrayed by Calvin Gerard Aeria.
The gotong-royong session helped to cut overgrown grass, collect rubbish and tidy up the garden.
G Hotel contributed 100 tupperwares for use by the 40 staffs and 147 children of the centre.
“It has been quite some time now since the last time the hotel has done something like this. Aside from donating funds, we wish to also engage more staffs to participate in charitable programs,” said general manager Michael Hanratty.