BATTLE OF THE CHEFS 2020 : Malaysia

Start Date : October 8, 2020

End Date : October 10, 2020

Type : Continental

Country : Malaysia

Dear all concern of Battle of the Chefs 2020,

Penang Chefs Association (PCA) once again present to you our biennial signature event “BATTLE OF THE “BATTLE OF THE CHEFS” 2020 which is the 18 CHEFS” the edition since the year 1988, scheduled from 8th – 10th October 2020 held at SPICE Arena, Relau, Penang. BATLLE OF THE CHEFS 2020 is applying World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) as a Continental Category Culinary Competition; and National Culinary Competition event supported by Malaysia Department of Skills Development Malaysia Department of Skills Development ills Development (DSD), Ministry of Human Resource (MoHR). Battle of the Chefs also gets fully supported by many local authorities, agencies and organizations to make the event successfully.

Battle of the Chefs (BOTC) 2018 received more than 1500 registered entries coming from 140 organizations of which more than 32 countries and 13 Malaysian States competed in more than 60 categories of culinary competition classes. In the year 2018, the panel of International Judges gave out 88 Gold medals, 204 Silver Medals, 368 Bronze Medals and 372 Diploma – totalling1032. Also among the highlights is the WACS Judging Seminar, Halal Awareness Seminar, Food Safety & Hygiene Seminar and many more related activities which we will announce soon.

This year BOTC added new categories and classes which to emphasize the skills of junior chefs which are French Omelet & Egg Benedict French Omelet Egg Benedict Egg Benedict and Japanese Master Chefs Challenge category for a minimum of 7 display and practical classes. In this retrospective, it is my fervent hope the BOTC 2020 will be a catalyst in bringing up the culinary skills and quality of Malaysian particularly in the Northern States. An opportunity and platform for all the talented young chefs and professional chefs to share and exchange their creativity, skills and knowledge with related organizations.

Penang Chefs Association are taking this opportunity to appreciate to all F&B manufacturers or makers, suppliers and distributors who are sponsoring and supporting BOTC 2020 to make the success of the event.

We look forward in anticipation of participation and to the island of Penang, famed for our food and hospitality.

Organizing Chairman,
Battle of the Chefs 2020
PCA Treasurer General (2010-2020)
Director of Culinary Promotion (2018-2020)
Advisor of Penang Junior Chefs Club (2019-2020) 

Note - Please see the rulebook attached to learn more about the competition. 

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