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140 Students For Chef Competition

140 Students For Chef Competition
Some of the winners in last year’s competition Cuvu College (TOP), and Sigatoka Andhra College with Fiji Beach Resort GM Peter Hopgood (in green shirt) Photo: Fiji Chefs Association
July 22
15:43 2015

A total of 140 students will compete in the 4th Secondary Schools Chef Challenge Competition 2015 at the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort on the Coral Coast on Friday.

Resort executive chef Shailesh Naidu said the competition was to help young Fijians progress.

“This is part of our community project and a way of giving back to our future leaders,” Mr Naidu said.

“By now we confirm participating of 140 students from Nadroga-Navosa secondary schools those from Nadi,” Mr Naidu said.

Three Nadi-based schools; Nawai Secondary, Swami Vivekananda College and Sangam Sadhu Kuppuswamy Memorial College (SSKMC) will make their debut in the competition.

“We have seen the positive outcome. For the first time we are including Nadi schools. We started the event with one school and interest have grown to include the whole of Nadroga-Navosa.

“We also have so co-sponsors who are assisting.”

The culinary team from the resort will be the judges for the event.

Co- sponsors for the respective category are Chicken Dish – Crest Chicken/Goodman Fielder, Seafood Dish – Danny’s Limited, Vegetarian Dish – Navosa Farm Fresh Produce, Cake Decoration – Bakels, Egg Dish – Ram Sami & Sons, ‘Culinary School of the Year 2015’ – Pacific OZ-trasia, Students Drink – Fiji Water, Chemical/Sanitation – Fiji Chemical, Cooking Appliances – Fiji Gas, Guest Beverages – Piazza Doro Coffee, Students Lucky Dip – Computers, hotel room nights and meals, home cleaning detergents, kitchen kits etc.

The opening will be at 9am.



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