General Manager Rakesh David cuts a huge New Year cake baked at Hotel Grand Nagarjuna in Guntur on Sunday.— Photo: T. VIJAYA KUMAR
New Year festivities kick-started at Hotel Grand Nagarjuna where staff led by general manager Rakesh David made a huge cake measuring 18 feet in length and weighing 200 kg.
Mr. David said that the cake was prepared by a team led by master chef Prakash in less than five hours using traditional ingredients.
“We want to usher in the New Year 2014 in a novel way by making the biggest cake in the town,” Mr. David said.
The baking of the cake was done at ‘Balloons’ conference hall on the ground floor of the hotel and was completed by 4 p.m. Mr. Prakash said that traditional ingredients, a whole lot of almonds, raisins have been used in the making of the cake. The cake was later savoured and distributed by the hotel personnel.