Al Raha Beach Hotel celebrates the success of its award-winning chefs

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Team showcases their creative acumen and practical proficiency at Salon Culinaire during Gulfood 2018

Al Raha Beach Hotel

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Al Raha Beach Hotel, the luxury beachfront hotel in Abu Dhabi, is proud to announce the achievements of the hotel’s unique culinary squad at Gulfood 2018 Salon Culinaire for the third consecutive year. The team has triumphed by winning 7 medals at the largest culinary competition in the Guilds calendar.

Chef Abhilash Nadessan won three medals – a gold medal in cake decoration, a bronze medal in plated dessert and a merit medal for creating a petit four; Chef Kaushal Sigh Rawat won a Silver medal for fish practical cookery; Chef Lupita Antalo won a bronze medal in beef practical cookery and on the other hand Chef, Thirupathi Goguloth and Chef Suneth Perera won merit medals for beef practical cookery.

Kamal Zayati, General Manager, Al Raha Beach Hotel said, “To say I am happy and proud of the achievements of the team would be an understatement. It is a great thing to be able to participate in a competition of such grandeur and come out victorious. Moving forward with this amazing team spirit, we will continue to develop our skills, improve and impress the judges in the upcoming competitions.”

Salon Culinaire competition is the largest of its kind in the Middle East and Africa region. It brings together 30 international judges to evaluate the professional chefs in various categories including ice carving, practical cookery, static displays, Emirati cuisine, cake decorating and showpiece categories.

Certificates were honored to the winning chefs whose exhibits, in the assessment of the judges, have reached the appropriate international standard.

Mandated by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS), the Salon Culinaire provides credible industry distinguishment to more than a thousand master chefs, pastry chefs, cooks and bakers.

About Al Raha Beach Hotel:

Al Raha Beach Hotel is managed by Danat Hotels & Resorts, a division of National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels. Situated along the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the five-star beach hotel is a rare pearl of hospitality in the Emirate where style and elegance are combined with luxury and a touch of Arabia. Enjoy award-winning cuisine and unique dining experience and serene lush green views with detailed personalized service at the beach hotel. With its 278 well-appointed rooms, suites and villas, the hotel represents the charm of contemporary Arabic décor perfectly blended with the traditional warmth of Arabian hospitality. With its near proximity to the International airport and easy access to the city, it is an ideal location for both leisure and business travelers, offering effortless access to the best of Abu Dhabi has to offer.