26 January 2013

Battle of the Chefs 2013 in Penang

Greetings from the Organizing Chairman of this "Battle of the Chefs 2013", Chef Darren Tan. Warmest greetings from Chefs Association of Malaysia, Penang Chapter / Penang Chefs!
Darren Tan Is my great pleasure and honor to invite you and your organization, once again to our "Battle of the Chefs 2013" to be held from 12-15 June 2013 at Straits Quay Convention Centre,Penang, Malaysia. 
It was with your strong support from previous Battles that our event was endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) as a Continental Category Event for this year and we are looking forward to elevate it to higher level of recognition for our future events. My sincere thanks to Chef Gissur & the Board for acknowledging our effort to lift the standard of Asian Culinary skills.
In our home front, the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia and Penang State Government had endorse this event as a National / State event and slated in the Tourism Calendar 2013 whereby international and domestic publicity will be emphasized. We have incorporate a theme for this year, "Celebrate Our Heritage" and we expect the chefs to prepare their dishes with their traditional and native ingredients to highlight the diverse ingredients from this region.
This Battle of the Chefs 2013 will see about 60 classes of competition events to be competed. We are expecting more than 1000 chefs, food & beverage personals and housekeeping mate battling it out for the various top honors.
This will be the biggest culinary event ever held in this region and had in-cooperate:
  • Penang Chefs Challenge (Live Team of 4 Chefs Hot Cooking)
  • Greenhorn Chefs Challenge (Apprentice Level Culinary Competitions)
  • Master Chefs Challenge (Professional Level Culinary Competitions)
  • MAH Penang Chapter Hospitality Challenge
    • Bed Making
    • Table Setting
    • Fruit Flambe
    • Flair King Bartender (Preparation of Cocktail & Mocktail)
    • The Lighthouse Asian Coffee "Battle of the Barista" Challenge
  • Tourism Malaysia Waiter Race
  • Food, Food Ingredients, Services & Equipments Exhibition

The Panel of International Judges will be selected from the pool of WACS Approved Judges and we are expecting a higher level of exhibits and creations be showcased by the participants this year.
In the mist of the great Battles, we hope you will not miss out to visit some of our Heritage site and savour the mouthwatering Penang cuisines. We hope we will make you feel at home when you are with us.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any query.
Thank You!
Chef Darren Tan
Organizing Chairman
Battle of the Chefs 2013

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