Vinesh Johny is Asia’s top pastry chef, Forbes Under 30 Asia 2016. CNN 20 under 40 and Expert for WorldSkills India. As co-founder of Lavonne Academy of Baking Sciences & Pastry Arts, India’s first international baking academy, he is an industry pioneer bringing world-class education to the country he holds dearest..
Vinesh Johny is the co-founder and Executive Pastry Chef of Lavonne Academy of Baking Science & Pastry Arts, Bangalore. After graduating from culinary school, he went on to work with The Oberoi Group of Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts, in various capacities, Adding sheen to his portfolio is his Diploma in Sugar Art and Wedding cake decoration at Feves de Choco Creation of Pastry Fine Arts, Malaysia, before he found his calling to be an educator. He set up India’s first international specialised baking academy (affiliated to City & Guilds, London), in 2012, at the age of 24, with the aim of making pastry arts a mainstream career choice.
Lavonne brings in pastry chefs of international repute and thereby provides a world-class education to students wanting to specialise in the field. Known best for his engaging personality and his non-conformity to old-school methods of teaching, Vinesh brings his expertise to the table through the masterclasses he conducts in addition to heading the academics for the Diploma program at Lavonne. He now also holds the honour of being featured in the inaugural ‘Forbes 30 under 30 Asia’ list for 2016 in the Arts category.
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Asia’s top pastry chef, Forbes Under 30 Asia 2016., CNN 20 under 40 and Expert for WorldSkills India