Chefs’ Vanuatu Fundraiser Planned
It is about time chefs from around Fiji work together for a great cause which will provide an impact on peoples’ lives.
A Vanuatu cyclone appeal organised by the Fiji Chef’s Association themed, ‘Reaching far and beyond’, will be held at the newly-opened Denarau Yacht Club at the Port Denarau Marina.
The event, scheduled for June 6, is for a great cause which involves a three-course meal and canapés upon arrival.
Fiji Chef’s Association president Shailesh Naidu said they were to be having the event at newly-opened club.
“The Yacht Club is supporting us with this great cause and we feel very lucky to have them on board,” Mr Naidu said.
“We are doing this for a good cause for those in Vanuatu who were devastated by cyclone Pam.
“We are assisting our brothers and sisters, and our neighbours in their time of need.”
This cuisine will be prepared by some of the leading chefs in Fiji, who have been in the industry for a while and winning various awards.
“We have chefs from Tanoa Hotel group, First Landing Beach Resort and Spa, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa, Castaway Island Fiji, Fiji National University and Jack’s Restaurant.
A lot of time will be dedicated towards this event by the top chefs as the association is anticipating around 250 people.
With the theme ‘Reaching far and beyond’, Mr Naidu said, “We are going out of our way to help our fellow neighbouring islanders.
“It is an initiative by Fiji Chefs to support fellow islanders so let’s all join hands and support it,” Mr Naidu said.
The event will start from 6pm and will include live entertainment and auction items will be up for grabs.
Tickets are priced at $120 per person while a table holding 10 can pay $1080. The event’s major sponsors are The Rhum-Ba, South Pacific Recording and the Fiji National University.
Meanwhile the Chef’s Table Fiji Charity Gala Dinner has now been moved to November this year.