Chennai Mission and CSIM organised the Battle of the Buffet 2013, a fundraiser for charities in the state of Tamil Nadu. The event was held on 1st October 2013 at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. 15 leading hotels and restaurants in the city offered a lavish spread of their exquisite dishes to donors who contributed 5000 rupees or more to NGOs who registered for this event. The event was part of the Joy of Giving celebrations and the food was contributed for free by hotels. Students from Loyola College and Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition volunteered for the event and over 2000 people participated in
Actor Rohini anchored the event and a musical concert was led by singers Vijay Yesudas, Sriram and Srilekha Parthasarathy. Besides, students of Musician Anil Srinivas also entertained the audience.
The event raised over 2 crore rupees benefiting 51 NGOs in the state of Tamil Nadu.For more information, please visit www.battleofbuffet.org.