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Alert: Attention: Network, System, and Internet Outage College-Wide Saturday, April 4, beginning at 8 am and be resolved before Sunday, April 5.

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‘MasterChef India’ Star to Teach HCCC Gourmet Vegetarian Workshop

Posted: 10/11/2018
Christopher Ciely,, 201-360-4069

Chef Garima Kothari shares her culinary secrets on Saturday, October 20


October 11, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Department of Continuing Education offers an extraordinary opportunity to learn about creating gourmet vegetarian meals in a hands-on culinary class from a MasterChef finalist.
“MasterChef India” alumna Garima Kothari will be the instructor at the HCCC Gourmet Vegetarian workshop on Saturday, October 20, from 12 to 4 p.m. The event will be held in the kitchens of the award-winning HCCC Culinary Arts Institute at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center.

An investment banker turned baker and chef, Ms. Kothari landed in the exclusive Top 15 spot of the reality show. Subsequently, she quit her banking job, took all her savings and moved to Paris to study at Le Cordon Bleu. She worked in various kitchens in Europe before moving to the New York metropolitan area Space for this workshop is limited, and those who wish to attend are urged to register now by logging onto, or by calling 201-360-4262. The $60 cost of the workshop is required at the time of registration and may be paid by credit card, money order, cash, or check.

“HCCC is proud of our robust Continuing Education program which offers workshops and classes designed for those who want to pursue their passions, grow a business, upgrade professional skills, and have fun with their families,” said Dr. Chris Reber, HCCC President. “We are especially excited to host Chef Kothari and this unique culinary experience.”

Information on all of the HCCC Continuing Education offerings is may be obtained by calling HCCC Continuing Education at 201-360-4224 or emailing