February 6, 2020

Results from HORECA Kuwait


HORECA Kuwait marks the biggest edition to date

 

HORECA Kuwait, the annual event for the hospitality and foodservice sectors, closed its doors on January 22 after three successful days at Kuwait International Fairground.

 

Hospitality Salon Culinaire

With the support of the World Association of Chefs' Societies, the ninth edition of the Hospitality Salon Culinaire was momentous. More than 310 chefs participated in various competitions, which focused on highlighting their skills. The president of the jury, Chef Samaan Hilal stressed on the importance of the Hospitality Salon Culinaire in supporting the hotel sector and promoting young talents. The Sheraton Kuwait received the Golden Award for winning the highest number of gold medals.

 

Samaan Hilal

Head of Hospitality Salon Culinaire

Managing Partner at Brainsteam

Kuwait/Lebanon


THE JUDGES

 

Thomas Gugler

President

World Association of Chefs' Societies (WACS)

KSA

 

Jean-Marc Mompach

President of L'academie Nationale De Cuisine

France

 

Faisal Al – Nashmi

Executive Chef & Co-Owner of Al Makan United Company

President of the Kuwait Chef Club

 

Charles Azar

Master Consultant Chef

President of the delegation of L’Académie Nationale de Cuisine

The Middle East and the GCC

Lebanon

 

Anil Grover

WACS certified judge and Best International Culinary Judge from India by IFCA

 

Yasser Jad

President Saudi Arabian Chefs Association

 

Shadi Abu Khadijah

President of Jordanian Chefs Association

 

Loic Malfait

Academic Director of Le Cordon Bleu London

 

Nasserdine Mendi

Best Craftsmen of France

Member and secretary of the World Pastry Cup organizing committee

 

Uwe Micheel

President of Emirates Culinary Guild

Assistant Vice President of World Association of Chefs Societies

Culinary Adviser

Commandeur of Chaine Des Rotisseurs

 

François Pozzoli

Best Craftsmen of France, Baker 2004

Founder of the World Bread Contest

 

Peter Rosenberg
Corporate Chef of Certified Angus Beef

The results are out:


Gold Medal Winners:


Chocolate Carving

Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait

Wasula Saman

Best Éclair

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Gokul Girish

Fauchon

Mohammed Shafeek

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

Meet Rathoor

MMC

Carlito Recalde

Wedding Cake

MMC

Hussina Faizer

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Nikini Suriyage

Themed Celebration Cake

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Tarak Das

Bread Creation (Best Baguette)

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

Basu Aryal

Best Croissant

Safir Fintas Kuwait Hotel

Peter Vinod Rebello

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Krisad Weerawardana

Viennoiserie

Bredz - Al Kharafi Global Trading & Contracting Company

Dipak Dangal

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Krisad Weerawardana

Six-course Set Dinner Menu

The Regency Hotel

Manoj Kumar

Cold Canapés

Hadi Hospital

Dinesh Sameera

Hot and Cold Oriental Appetizers (Mezze)

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Habibur Rahman

Kuwaiti Dessert

Bouchon/Veranda/Coco

Axel Thorsteinsson

Kuwaiti Traditional Dish

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Sanjoy Mondal

Meat Dish Competition

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Le Duy Luong

Mystery Basket Competition

D&D

Ramy Mohamad Haly Mohamed

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Rakesh Shankar

The Regency Hotel

Binu Joseph

The Regency Hotel

Krishna Gurung

Best Burger Competition (Meat)

Cheese Cake Factory

Clark Uy Sederos

Fresh Pasta Competition

Hyatt Regency Al Kout

Thejasnath Subrahmanyan

Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie - Kuwait National Selection

 

Jadadeesan Alagarsamy

 

Alaa Kobeissi

Asian Cuisine

Ashas

Manohar Singh Nagarkoti

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Shanaka Dananjaya

Nutritional Dish (Vegan/ Gluten Free/ Organic/ Diet)

Cafe Coco

Willie Aserdin Go

Sushi Competition

The Regency Hotel

Almirante Ceredon

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Mohd Nessar

Fruits and/or Vegetable Carving

The Regency Hotel

Surrendra Wasana

Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Tarak Das

Nespresso Cafe Gourmand

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

Natalia Uroz Barreru


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