Chef Eureka Araujo
Academy of Pastry Arts India, Gurgaon
She is currently Pastry Chef at Academy of Pastry Arts India, Gurgaon. She did her Bachelor of Science through the Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Goa, India from 2009- 2012.
She has excellent communication & interpersonal skills and is self-motivated and has ability to take initiatives and ability to work well under pressure.
She interned for 5 months from The Goa Marriott Resort, Goa, India in all the major departments and at Bakehouse Myles High Bakery, Goa, India for a duration of 45 days.
She worked as Senior Chef-De-Partie Bakery, Patisserie & Confectionery at Umaid Bhawan Palace and Management Trainee at Taj Group. She did one year of intense training in the basic sections of the kitchen at Taj Mahal and Taj Palace hotel, New Delhi, India. (Gardemanger, Butchery, Commissary, Banquet, Bakery) and On - the - Job Training and theory basics of the major cuisines of the world at Taj Mahal and Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, India. (Oriental, Indian, French, European, Bakery and Confectionery), She experienced 18 weeks specialization in Italian cuisine at Il Camino, Taj Fort Aguada, Goa, India and 19 weeks specialization in Bakery, Patisserie & Confectionery at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad along with 6 weeks Shadow Managers training in Bakery, Patisserie & Confectionery at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad.
She did Chocolate workshop with Chef Christophe Morel, Artistic Sugar Display with Chef Jean Francois Arnaud - MOF, Artistic Sugar Display with Chef Emmanuele Forcone, Eggless & Vegan Desserts with Chef Toni Rodriguez.
She is the Winner of Second edition Pastry Queen India Competition 2017 held at the Academy Of Pastry Arts, Gurgaon, India. She was awarded the 'Best Glass Dessert', 'Best Tart', and 'Best Mini Pastry Finger Ring' at the Pastry Queen India Competition 2017. She was Team Manager (Team India) - Junior World Pastry Championship, Sigep 2017 and Team Manager - India Junior Pastry Cup 2016. She won the second place in the Le Boulanger competition held in the institute of hotel Management Goa in the year 2010 and won the first place all Goa cake decorating competition held by Bharat Petroleum, Goa in the year 2011.