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From fundraisers to founder: Minoli Weerasinghe on her baking journey

Minoli Weerasinghe is founder and head baker at Mèimei’s Artisan Pȃtisserie. Baking has been a big part of her since childhood, and upon deciding that this was what she wanted to do with her life, she attended William Angliss Institute for almost three years, studying commercial cookery and hospitality management. Aside from baking, her interests include cats, plants, and music. We caught up with her for a chat on her career.

The Sri Lankan flag continues to fly high making Top 11 (Finals) on the world culinary stage. Thivara Fernando, Commercial Cookery Certificate III William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT Student has put Sri Lanka back on the world map making the Top 11 (Finals) out 50 Countries at the 4th Edition of the Young Chef Olympiad


The Young Chef’s Club of Lanka, the youth arm of the Chefs Guild of Lanka, on the 21st of October 2017 organized the Event – Guide to Food Olympics with Master Chef Gert Klotzke, Chairman of The World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Culinary Competition Committee and Master Chef Tapio Laine, Trainer for the Finland

South East Asia Management Training Program at the Hilton

The William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT commemorates our Alumni’s successful completion of the South East Asia Management Training Program at the Hilton. Witnessing their growth during their development with us at the Institute is made much more fruitful once hearing of their further development outside in the Industry. The hard work and dedication of the

Two Associates of the William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT lead the United Nations World Tourism Celebrations in Sri Lanka.

Taking on the paramount role of Moderator at the International Tourism Leaders’ Summit and the International Tourism Research Conference, hosted on World Tourism Day 2020 (27th September 2020) at the Kandy City Center, Mr. Kasun Abeynayaka Manager Industry Engagement/ Senior Lecturer, conducted an electrifying and exhilarating panel discussion with an assembly of highly influential members

Guest Lectures from Taj Samudra

Taj Samudra Hotel Manager Mr Kiran Bussari delivered a highly informative and experience sharing lecture that provided an additional window for students to have a keen understanding of the local Industry and the journey they themselves will be taking in the future.

Guest Lectures from the Industry

The William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT has on many occasions hosted a number of different guest lectures from various different individuals who have worked, operated and gained significant recognition for their hard work in the field of Hospitality. However these guest lectures will now carry more significance both in terms for the student in qualifying

Graduation 2020

William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT , 6th Graduation held on 29th January 2020Chief guest – Mr. Harsha Amarasekera (Independents Non-Executive Director/Chairman of CIC Group ,William Angliss institute Australia representatives, SLIIT Representatives and Board of Directors, Industry delegates.

Charitable charm

The Students of William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT took it upon themselves under the guidance of their Lecturers to embark on a CSR Project that took them to a small village school in the outskirts of Matara. The smiles on the faces of the children show that they are not forgotten when they received Educational


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