Chef Talk

50968 15 Mar 2020

Two Seasons Hotel Bagged all the Prizes at the IKA World Culinary Olympics 2020

Bringing home 2 gold medals and 2 silver medals

Chef Samantha Kekulandura has stunned the judges by winning 2 gold medals and 2 silver medals during the IKA Culinary World Cup 2020 held in Stuttgart, Germany from 15th to the 18th of February.

International trade show for gastronomy

The IKA/Culinary Olympics is the oldest, largest and most diverse international culinary arts competition in the world. Full of passion, professional chef team’s work on the perfect interaction of ingredients, preparation and presentation. In fair competition, new culinary trends have been created for 100 years.

Teams from all over the world, gathered together for a unique competition: that’s the IKA/Culinary Olympics. In no other cooking competition do so many professional chefs measure their skills against each other. More than 2,000 chefs attended the event.

For four days Stuttgart was a showroom for extraordinary talents like Chef Samantha who did represent the UAE National Culinary Team.

“It was a really tough competition with a high level. My dream was to win 4 medals in one competition!” the Chef said.

Chef Samantha cooks up a storm at the competition

Two Seasons Hotel is celebrating the success of its medal winning chef at the World Culinary Olympics. The UAE team was amongst more than 100 selected international teams competing for the coveted prizes and did finish with 43 gold medals.

This event was a consecration one for the Chef who won 19 medals and awards the past years

 “We are so proud of Chef Samantha and his achievement. This competition is a gathering of the world’s finest kitchen professionals and it was really exciting for us to win in such a renowned competition”, expressed Mr. Freddy Managing Director of Two Seasons Hotel Management Company LLC.

This list is added to the many awards Two Seasons Hotel has won, including best Best 4 Star Hotel Hotel and many others.


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