Kuwait, 28 January 2016: Top chefs from Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa competed in a series of live culinary shows and won three gold medals at the fifth edition of Horeca Kuwait.
The event is the country’s largest annual exhibition held for the hospitality, catering and food industries and was hosted at the hotel’s Badriah Ballroom for the third consecutive year.
Chefs from across hotels and restaurants in Kuwait competed in a series of live culinary shows which were judged by a panel of international chefs from the Middle East and Europe.
Chefs at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa won gold in the live meat contest, live traditional Arabic mezze competition and live cooking out of the basket competition. Seven silver medals were won for the three plated desserts presentation, fruit carving, sushi contest, ice-carving competition and single tier novelty cake preparation.
A further eight bronze medals, eleven merits and two hygiene awards were also won across several categories.
General Manager, Hakan Petek, said: “We are delighted to have successfully hosted this exhibition for the third year which is held in high regard in the hospitality industry. Badriah Ballroom was the ideal platform to demonstrate our culinary excellence, the latest innovations and new products in the food and hospitality sector. I wish to congratulate all the chefs for their participation and I am proud of their outstanding efforts.
About Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa:
The Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa is ideally located in a secluded area with easy access to Kuwait’s Central Business District, airport and major attractions. The beachfront resort features 316 rooms and suites, 80 residential suites and 12 villas, six restaurants along with cafés and lounges, a 3 500 m2 ‘Talise Spa’, a 200-metres private beach, two swimming pools and a children’s play area. Additionally, extensive conference and banqueting facilities are available, including a showpiece 1 950 m2 Badriah ballroom.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTMwith properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VENU; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE.www.jumeirah.com
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