27 January 2014

Chef Kurt von Buren wishes Young Chefs a Happy Lunar New Year

Wishing all the Young Chefs
a Happy & Prosperous Lunar New Year.

WorldChefs Congress at Stavanger, Norway is just a few months away... will we see you there?

26 January 2014

Myanmar Young Chefs Charity Bakery

AWCWB - Charity Bakery by Myanmar Young Chefs in Yangon
Do good for the unfortunate, elder people and orphans of Yangon homes.
Young Chefs of Yangon in Myanmar brought the Hats together for two rounds of Charity Bakery of Cookies and Swiss Carrot Cake… On the call of co initiator of Myanmar Young Chefs at MCA, Chef Dominic from Yangon over 20 young Chefs & Kids came together two days for a charity bakery and fun event,- test eating during baking highly allowed.
Chefs from Traders Hotel Yangon, Park Royal Hotel, Summit Parkview Hotel, Le Planteur, Café`s Di Bar, Intl. Baking & Pastry Training Centre ,The Myanmar Hospitality Training Centre, Chef of Savoy Hotel and Laguna Lodge - Lilli s Bar and Costa Rica Chef Gunter H. Othero fixed the dates and split the teams in two according to free time of each Chef - some came in the lunch break to help.
Young Chefs Charity Sponsors:
Mrs. Wang Li Jun of Premium Food Distribution was quick to support the charity event and provided their Show Kitchen with all facilities and utensils,- as well sponsored most of the ingredients needed, Mr Bryan had all the good Anchor Butter sponsored and Eggs came from City Mart Yangon.

Pastry Chefs Zaw Ghee and Aung Myo Lwin took the lead and the rest of busy hands were supported by several young students and some very young students of 8 and 12 years as Ko Thet and Mg Soe Thuta.
Chef Thurein was as usual the first at the spot and kick started with Chef Ghee the first day`s session.
A happy two days of mixing, rolling, forming, cutting and baking without the usual revenue and cost pressure as at the home Hotels, everyone had a great time,- laughing and chatting was theme of the day s. 
Used for Sweet Dream:
Flour - 60kg
Butter - 40kg
Icing Sugar - 32kg
Butter Unsalted - 40kg
Salt - 200gms
Egg White - 500 no
Milk Powder - 6kg
Vanilla Essence - 200ml

MCA Sweet Delivery:
Liaison Secretary & Co founder U Than Lwin and Lecturer Chef Than Win  Chef Thurein arranged  with
 Mrs Monar of Premium Food Distribution, Mrs Saw Myat of MCA Office  and Chef Dominic the places to go and deliver the cooking as little Sister home for the elder people and some orphanages at the outskirts of Yangon. MCA office arrange the delivery cars. 

Well done young Chefs of Myanmar at this second joint Cooking, Baking & Charity, - all cookies than delivered by World Chefs Without Borders - Myanmar  to the unfortunate in Yangon.
All looking forward to the next event of Myanmar Young Chefs with happiness and skill "… show & share your abilities to the public… " as WACS President Chef Gissur `s slogan goes.

Greetings from MCA and Myanmar Chefs , yours

Oliver E Soe Thet
President Myanmar Chefs Association

25 January 2014

International Culinary Competition- Gastro Junior Bidvest Cup - Czech Republic

World Young Chefs would like to congratulate the competitors from the Czech Republic who hosted the Gastro Bidvest Cup . The competition contains 2 rounds. The first one is in two regions Czech and Morava where is about 60 schools. After this round the first 15 schools continue in the final round. This competition is called Gastro Junior Bidvest cup. And the 30 best schools in the republic and also some schools from abroad ( Hotel school in Retz in Ausria for example) compete against each other. It takes place every year for about 3 days. This time, the main topic was Wild pork loin and wild pork rump. Every student has to do a four-portion main course.

1st place - Jan Horák Private hotel school Bukaschool l.t.d Most
2nd place - Denis Matej Cook learning school Jana Palacha Most
3rd place - Petr Rataj Hotel school in Plzeň

1st place - Jana Drobílková Spv Intercontinental Prague
2nd place - Adéla Melnárová SOU SOŠ Polička

3rd place - Markéta Bečková SŠ zemědělská a potravinářská Klatovy

04 January 2014

The Emirates Salon Culinaire 2014

Emirates Culinary is inviting all professional chefs to participate in the upcoming biggest culinary competition in the Middle East; The Emirates Salon Culinaire 2014. This event will be held in conjunction with Gulfood from 23rd to 27th of February 2014.

  • Attached are copies of the details of the event and the forms for entering for best trophy classes and individual classes.
  • Recipe sheet form to be submitted at the time of the competition.
  • Entry to the practical cookery classes will be restricted due to space being very limited.
  • No entry is considered for registration without receipt of the required entry fee.
  • Closing date for entries is 6 of February 2014.  However, many are often fully subscribed and closed well before the closing date.