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Velassaru Maldives wins Best Culinary Establishment Award at Hotel Asia 2024

Velassaru Maldives, the epitome of luxurious hospitality in the Maldives, emerged as a shining star at the highly anticipated Hotel Asia 2024 Exhibition & International Culinary Challenge, held from May 12th to May 15th, 2024 at the prestigious Dharubaaruge Exhibition Hall, Usfasgandu & Maldives National University in Malé (MNU).

The event, which brought together culinary maestros from around the world, witnessed an extraordinary display of skill, creativity, and culinary excellence. Velassaru Maldives’ culinary team, led by Chef Vincent Tan, delivered a stellar performance, securing multiple accolades across various categories. In total, Velassaru Maldives garnered 20 awards, including 11 Gold, 6 Silver, and 3 Bronze medals, highlighting the team’s exceptional talent and dedication to culinary artistry.

The winners from Velassaru Maldives included:

Amila Sampath (Demi Chef de Partie):

  • Best Asian Noodles (Gold)
  • Best Vegetarian Dish (High Silver) o Silver in Hot Cooking Lamb
  • Silver in Hot Cooking Fish o Bronze in Hot Cooking Beef

Subeesh Chundaran (Demi Chef de Partie):

  • Best Dish in Hot Cooking Beef/Omelet (Gold)
  • Gold in Hot Cooking Beef
  • Gold in Hot Cooking Lamb
  • Gold in Hot Cooking Lobster
  • Bronze in Hot Cooking Fish

Juliana Azmi (Commis Chef):

  • Champion in Team Challenge (Gold)
  • Gold in Dessert
  • Silver in Cake Decoration

Sanjeewa Ranasingha (Commis Chef):

  • Champion in Team Challenge (Gold)
  • Best Dish in Hot Cooking Beef
  • Bronze in Maldivian Dish

Rabiul Miah (Commis Chef):

  • Best Dish in Creative Salad (Gold)

Robel Miah (Commis Chef):

  • Runner Up in Creative Salad (Gold)
  • Silver in Hot Cooking Poultry

Fricilia Arvianti (Commis Chef):

  • Silver in Dessert Display

These remarkable achievements underscore Velassaru Maldives’ commitment to culinary excellence and innovation.

The Hotel Asia 2024 Exhibition & International Culinary Challenge serves as a testament to the vibrancy and diversity of the culinary landscape in the Maldives and beyond. Velassaru Maldives’ participation in the event not only highlights its culinary prowess but also its unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled dining experiences to its guests. As Velassaru Maldives continues to push the boundaries of culinary innovation, guests can look forward to indulging in a myriad of gastronomic delights crafted with precision, passion, and creativity by the resort’s talented culinary team.

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