A flourish of Triumphs at the FHAM 2023!
May, 17 2023
Once again our excellent culinary team at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu and Coco Bodu Hithi participated in the Food & Hospitality Asia Maldives International Exhibition and Culinary Challenge 2023 and brought home multiple accolades as they showcased their amazing skills and artistry.
The FHAM Exhibition is an annual event that highlights the products and services of the hospitality industry, with this year’s exhibition seeing over 10,000 brands taking part.
Our chefs from the hot kitchen from Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu put on a magnificent performance at the exhibition, with Chef Rahman taking home a Silver and Bronze Medal in the lamb and beef categories of the hot cooking challenge. In the meantime, Chef Maksudul took home both the Silver Medal in Seafood and the Bronze Medal in Beef. When it came to carving fruits and vegetables, Chef Nirosh took home the Silver Medal.
On the other hand, the chefs from Coco Bodu Hithi breezed through exceptionally as well, with Pastry Chef Didula making us proud by winning a Gold medal and Chef Buddhika winning the Silver Medal in Dress the Cake category. As for Pastry Chef Danushka she brought home a Silver Medal in Artistic Pastry Showpiece category. Meanwhile, Pastry Chef Nihal won 3 Silver Medal in Creative Bread Display, Artistic Pastry Showpiece, and Fruits and Vegetable Carving. Chef Nihal also was recognised as the 2nd runner-up in Vegetable Carving category at FHAM 2023!
The chefs from the hot kitchens put on a magnificent display at the exhibition as well with Chef Asiri winning the Gold Medal and Bronze Medal in the Lamb and Seafood – Hot Cooking Challenge and Chef Wuesundara bringing home the Silver Medal in the Appetisers (Hot/Cold) Challenge.
With Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu getting 4 Silver and 1 Bronze Medal, and Coco Bodu Hithi taking home 2 Gold, 6 Silver, and 1 Bronze Medal, it was undoubtedly a proud moment for our culinary team from Coco Collection.
A heartfelt congratulation to our culinary team and a sincere appreciation to everyone who participated and showed their support!