The emirates salon culinaire Dubai 2010 The Emirates Salon Culinaire Dubai 2010 took place from
Women power on podium
February 21-24. With 1,500 competitors coming from 10 international countries, this
The team competed against 17 other teams from Thailand, Korea and Malaysia. During the intensive competition that lasted over 3 days, the team had to go through 5 cook-offs with 2 mystery protein ingredients. Says Team Manager Matthew Yim, “It was not easy as we had to have one core mystery ingredient, which we had to use for at least 2 items over a four course menu. Most of the competing teams were from international 5 star hotels, so we are very pleased.”
year’s Salon exceeded all expectations.
Singapore team wins lion trophy Food & Hotel Asia puts Culinary excellence on display as Singapore team wins the coveted Lion Trophy. This year’s issue featured eight world class culinary teams from around the world i.e. Australia, The Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Switzerland.
competition news MATTHEW CHEAL BRITISH CULINARY FEDERATION CHEF OF THE YEAR
From left: Kevin Sutherland (2nd), Idris Caldora (chairman of judges), winner Matthew Cheal and Stephanie Moon (3rd).
The final of the British Culinary Federation Chef of the Year, sponsored by Aubrey Allen in conjunction with EBLEX and Moët & Chandon, was held in the Live Theatre at Le Salon Culinaire International de Londres, Hotelympia on Monday 1st of March. Finalists had to cook a 3-course menu in two hours to include a Short Saddle of English Lamb. The competition included butchery skills, judged by Dick Van Leeuwen of EBLEX. Ten competitors battled it out for the prestigious title of Chef of the Year.