300 competitors and 37 gold medalists at The Hospitality Salon Culinaire, HORECA Kuwait 9 months ago

The third and final day of the HORECA Kuwait 2017 exhibition was full of activities, including an honoring ceremony for the winners in the international cooking competition. Leaders Group’s General Manager Nabila Al-Anjeri and Hospitality Services Company’s General Manager Joumana Dammous Salameh honored the 37 winners who earned gold medals.

The competition’s jury panel, comprising of 10 experts announced the winners’ names noting. In addition to the gold medal winners, 60 competitors won silver and 98 won bronze medals. The jury also announced that Kuwait Sheraton Hotel won the highest number of gold medals, as seven of its chefs won first place in various competitions they took part in.

Further, the jury said that over 300 competitors took part in various categories of the competition, which is a record number. The panel added that the competitions highly appealed to visitors who enjoyed watching chefs carve works out of chocolate, ice and fruits.

Speaking on the occasion, the panel’s head chef Samaan Hilal said that the HORECA cooking competition helps support the hospitality sector, adding that it has attracted more participants compared to previous years. Meanwhile, Anjeri stressed that the exhibition achieved remarkable success. She also thanked all participating and sponsoring companies, the jury and competitors, in addition to the media. In the meantime, a number of participating company owners thanked Leaders Group, the event’s organizer, for extending the area at the exhibition allocated for their booths as requested, and for hosted various activities during the three-day event, which attracted over 6,000 visitors.

GOLD Winners

Category

Etablishment

Participants’ name

Asian Cuisine

Sheraton Hotel

Edward George

 

Burger Competition

Symphony Style Hotel

Gamini Priyantha Lambiyas

Sheraton Hotel

Rakesh Shankar

Sheraton Hotel

Blessing Iwuala

Radisson Blu

Shirantha Perera

 

Fruits and Vegetables Carving

Symphony Style Hotel

Chintaka Saduruwan

 

Hot and Cold Arabic Appetizers

Hilton Kuwait Resort

Ahmad Aboulwaffa

Jual Shames Alhaque

Kout Food Group

Mostafa Shamas

Meljissar Bautista

 

Ice Carving

Gourmania

W.W. Lalantha Hasendra Fernando

Minus 11

P.A.L. Samantha

 

Meat Dish

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort

Beral Polekironi

Mohamad Akbar

Asha's Spoons

Raghunath Dhanabal

Shibin Francis

Maki Kuwait

Iskandar Abdullah

Sameera Jamuni P

 

Pasta Competition

Sheraton Hotel

Rakesh Shankar

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort

Midhun Ayyappan

 

Sushi Competition

Maki Kuwait

Francis Milar Anora

Maki Kuwait

Percival Adrian Shedden

D&D

Ryan Wong

Symphony Style Hotel

Edwin Palaganas

Costa del sol Hotel

Donmis Ron Devera

 

Six Course Set Dinner Menu

Sheraton Hotel

Edward George

 

Three Plated Dessert Presentation

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort

Chandra Kumara Jagodage

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort

Ranga Wijeyasekara

Radisson Blu

Jitto James

 

Wedding Cake

MMC

Hussina Fazier

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort

Ranga Wijeyasekara

 

Bread Creation and Morning Goods

Bread And Spice

Hafid Boukouch

Crown Plaza & Holiday Inn Kuwait

Mohamed Issadeen

 

Chocolate Carving

Sheraton Hotel

Tarak Das

Symphony Style Hotel

Chintaka Saduruwan

 

Cold Canapés

Sheraton Hotel

Mohamed Nessar

 

Cold Platter of Fish Poultry or Meat

Symphony Style Hotel

Chaminda Keerthi Lokuge



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