Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sept.16 (ANI
-Newsvoir): The Goan Chef Awards is an exclusive event made for the Goan Hospitality Chefs. The third edition of the event which was held recently brings together the finest gathering of the industry's most prestigious Chefs. The chefs who gathered fought to prove their mettle in the challenging culinary contests. The deserved were awarded with titles at the final event attended by India's prominent chefs.
"The Goan Chef Awards promotes a culinary passion and excellence in young aspiring chefs. It helps in recognizing, rewarding and retaining talent within the Industry," says CEO, Fennn Trust, Rohan Parish. He goes on to say that the annual awards ceremony, instituted in 2015, is the first of its kind in recognizing talent among chefs and awarding them.
To take the competition to a new level, the winner of the Goan Chef Award will represent Goa for the Indian Masters - a national level cooking competition for chefs which is slated to be held across 11 cities. The finals of which will be held in Goa. "The finalist of the Indian Masters gets accredited as a signature chef which is equivalent to a 2 star Michelin chef," informs Parish.
There are various challenges in which a chef can participate. These challenges held from July 25. The challenges include:Traditional Goan Curry (chicken), Traditional Goan Curry (fish), Traditional Goan Meat (Curry / Grilled), Traditional Chorizo, International Cuisine (Vegetables) and the Desserts Parade.
Preethi Kitchen Appliances, South India's No.1 Kitchen appliances brand, played an important role in the Goan Chef Award. The chefs job was made easy with Preethi Kitchen Appliances. They had used the Xpro Duo, Preethi's high performance commercial grinding machine, for cooking their menus.
Chef Savio Correia, the winner of "Goan Chef Award-Restaurant category said "Winning the Goan Chef Award was a great experience and a prestigious one. It is really a good platform for the Chefs. I would want to give a special mention to Preethi Kitchen Appliances as we used their Mixers, blenders, Induction cook tops & Kettles. They are user friendly and amazing in quality helping us finish our job in no time with extreme precision. Cheers to Preethi Kitchen Appliances and wish them to bring out more products that helps the chefs like us."
Speaking on the occasion, Rupendra Yadav, CEO, Preethi Kitchen Appliances said, "Goan Chef Award is one of the most prestigious and recognized platforms for cooking professionals across the country. This year was more special as the awards were given away in remembrance of Chef Boris Rego, who braved his life to save the guests at Taj Palace during 26 / 11 attacks. Awards always help in bringing out young talent, and Goan Chef Awards is the perfect way to do it.. We are happy to be part of Goan Chef Awards 2016 and overwhelmed with the praise by the chefs who used our appliances. I congratulate all the winners and appreciate the contestants for their efforts to win the award." (ANI