J’S CAKE and Floral Institute, one of the leading catering schools in Ghana located at Adjriganor School Junction has performed a ceremony over the weekend to graduate 38 of it students who have gone through rigorous training in the baking, cookery, and floral industry.
The event marked the 8th graduation of the school since it establishment in 2013, bring together parents, teachers and well-wisher to cheer up the graduands after going through series of intensive learning amidst Covid-19 restrictions.
Welcoming the audience, the immediate past Board Chairman of the National Road Safety Authority, chairman of the occasion and head pastor of ICGC, Yahweh Temple, East Legon branch, Rev Ismaila Hansmitson Awudu, tasked the graduands not to be jack of all trade but rather identify in certain areas that they can create a niche for themselves in the catering industry.
On his analogy of ‘if you can touch the skies, touch the sun’ he said the graduands must be specific in their dealings and have a target customer base in that they can stand out, focused and determined to serve and please society.
“Don’t compare yourself to the big guys out there, be constant and always work to achieve whatever you want to achieve in life,” he stated.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Chief Executive officer of the institute, Mrs Josephine Ismaila Awudu, welcomed the audience to the event adding that J’s Cakes and Floral Institute is well–known for innovation, creativity and excellence thrive.
Mrs Awudu admitted despite the humble beginning of the school, success and continuous growth are evidence of God’s grace coupled with the passion and hard work of dedicated staff and committed students, as well as the institutional support.
“We all would attest to the fact that the past year has not gone without its challenges and difficulties amidst a global pandemic, political and economic downturns, the institution and its students and faculty exhibited exceptional character and skill which is evident in their outstanding works in this competition,” she stated.
“As we preside over the graduation of thirty-eight students who defied odds of a challenging global pandemic and enrolled in crafts that enhanced their skills in the arts of cake making, cookery and baking to become their own bosses and entrepreneurs.”
She said J’s Cakes stands out in an era of training its students to be NVTI certified professionals and to standout to compete in the job market and chart different fortunes for themselves.
The CEO said courses taught in the school includes; Digital Marketing course that equips you to know how to market your own product as you enroll in the professional NVTI certified, 1-week, 1-month and 3-month courses in Baking, Cookery and Floral craft.
“We have also taken time to tailor to our busy executives, matured students and even beginners with a-three day’s intensive Master Class in Bakery, Floral and Cookery on the first and last weeks of every month,” she stated.
She called on the audience to take advantage to enroll colleagues and relatives for these outstanding offer as “we strive to become more accessible to both students and clients from far and near and recognised the need to adapt to the changing global trends.”
Mrs Awudu said the institute cater for all corporate institutions and individuals for all occasions (weddings, birthdays, graduations, special ceremonies, conferences, end of year parties, etc.), from catering services to mouthwatering pastries and cakes irrespective of designs, characters, and inscriptions for all occasions, through the prompt customer service for a maximum satisfaction.
Ms Muriel Ametepe describe the institute as their second home because it offers them the enabling environment to study and also interact with the staff.
“What you are seeing today attest to the fact that we are indeed ready for the market and we promise to deliver best and quality works out there to enhance the name of the institute,” she stated.
Some of the dginitries who graced the occasion includes popular radio and Television hosts, Akumaa Mama Zimbi and Stacy Amoateng.