The Cook for Change 

The Cook for Change Challenge – Event entry on 25th September 2016

The Cook for Change Challenge is an extra ordinary cook off where 9 teams of budding chefs with developmental disabilities aged 16 and above, representing schools, organisations with vocational set-ups and sheltered workshops in Mumbai will exhibit their culinary skills and compete to win, not just the competition but hearts as well.

This debut event Is by invitation only and will take place on 25th September 2016 at St. Andrew’s College, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050.

Our Celebrity Judge is none other than the nation’s favourite – Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Chef Kapoor, along with his wife – Mrs Alyona Kapoor and Chef Anupa Das will be tasting the participant’s dishes and declaring the winners of the first edition of The Cook for Change Challenge.


The participants of The Cook for Change Challenge 2016 – 9 amazing organisations who work tirelessly and fiercely in bringing about the change they want to see.

teamsThe Veruschka Foundation is honoured to invite:

Adya Akshar Special School
Adya Akshar

Arpan – Yash Charitable Trust
Arpan by Yash Charitable Trust

The Anchorage

Jai Vakeel
Jai Vakeel Foundation

Priyanj Special School

Aawhan Palak Sangh
Aawhan Palak Sangh

Punarvas Education Society

ADAPT – Able Disable All People Together

SAI Connections
SAI – Support for Autistic Individuals

Wishing you all the very best!

Designs by Manasi Rohan Thomas




We, at the Veruschka foundation, strongly feel that it is important to raise awareness and to sensitize the general public to Developmental Disabilities by focusing on an individual’s unique abilities and skills, thereby encouraging an integrated society and a better India for all.