Concorde chefs bag awards at the 2nd East Coast Culinary and Cocktail Competition
Two gold and three bronze medals for Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah
Dubai, UAE (June 27, 2013) – Chefs from Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, bagged two gold and three bronze medals at the recent East Coast Culinary and Cocktail Competition, an annual competition for young culinary chefs from East Coast.
Now on its second year, the culinary event showcased the different culinary skills of chefs from several properties in the East Coast. Concorde’s Demi Chef De Partie Glen Redison Pascual emerged top winner in the Individual Pastry Static category, receiving a gold medal for his entry “Dessert Symphony,” a combination of Eastern and Western desserts.
Another gold medal winner is Arabic Pastry Chef Mazen Saleh Darklt for the Individual Arabic Pastry Static category. His creation of assorted Arabic sweets named as “Gulf Fantasy” earned him the award. Commis Chefs Bhim Sen Gaha, Bhuban Giri and Reynold Hernandez each received a bronze medal in their respective categories namely Individual Arabic Dish Static, Individual Fish/Seafood Static and Individual Meat/Lamb Static.
Mohamed Fekry, General Manager, Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah, commented: “We would like to extend our congratulations to the winning chefs; the rest of the Concorde team are proud of your accomplishments. Taking part in regional competitions like this is an excellent venue to hone the talents of our chefs and further the quality of gastronomic experience for our guests.”
The competition, held at Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort, brought together young chefs from East Coast to showcase their culinary skills by competing in eleven categories.
About Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah:
Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah, situated in the heart of Fujairah, is a boutique hotel offering luxury accommodation with free parking and a rooftop swimming pool. Fujairah International Airport is a 5-minute drive away. Fitted with elegant furnishings, each room and suite is fitted with satellite TV and bathroom amenities. The spa and wellness centre has a variety of beauty treatments. Guests can make use of the fully-equipped fitness centre. The Hotel also offers a superb choice of fine dining restaurants and room service facilities. It’s all day dining Restaurant, Belle View unfurls a scrumptious range of buffet breakfasts, lunches and sit down dinners. While its Samakino Seafood Restaurant is the place to go to for seafood enthusiasts offering freshly prepared fish delights by highly skilled chefs. One can also enjoy al fresco meals at the aromatic Garden of Spices. The Bistro Cafe meanwhile serves mouth-watering pastries and pies from its cake counter. Its Splash Pool Bar is the perfect spot to soak up the sun even while sipping on your favourite drink. By providing a high level of comfort and service, an outstanding and varied cuisine as well as high standards of hygiene, safety and environmental friendliness, Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah has acquired an excellent reputation.