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Hilton Colombo Shines Once Again At The FHA 2010 Culinary Challenge In Singapore
April 30, 2010
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hilton Colombo won a total of 9 medals at the FHA 2010 Culinary Challenge (Food & Hotel Asia) which was held in Singapore from the 20th to 23rd of April. This prestigious event acclaimed as the most established culinary competition returned in 2010 with true culinary talents at a credible platform where competitors can showcase their artistry and creativity in the chosen category.
Buddhika Samarasekera won a gold medal for "Ethnic Asian Meal", a silver medal for ‘Plated Appetizers" and a bronze medal for ‘Plated Main Dishes" and Daminda De Silva won a gold medal for "Dough Figurine" and a silver medal for ‘Bread Dough" and another silver medal for Chocolate carving. K. L. Manawadu won a silver medal for "Live Cooking, two bronze medals for "Plated Appetizers" and ‘Plated main dishes"
Executive Chef of Hilton Colombo Rohan Fernandopulle said "We practiced for months and we are very proud of our achievement. The competition was tough. The judges expectations were high and similar to the Culinary Olympics. Method, correct techniques, presentation and taste were all taken into consideration. Aspects in new trends in food such as modern, contemporary, chic, trendy were looked at during this competition! The team was headed by Executive Chef Rohan Fernandopulle.
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