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15825 14 Jun 2024

CEA 2024: Silver Award for Butcher Chef of the Year

Pinidiya Pathirage Thisun Lakshan Perera, Butcher at Palace Downtown, was honored with the prestigious silver award for Butcher Chef of the Year at the 7th Middle East Chef Excellence Awards 2024.

The gala event, organized by Hozpitality Group, occurred on June 7th at JW Marriott Dubai Marina. Jeyaram Subramanian from Taaza Quality Foods LLC presented the award.


Pinidiya's dedication to the culinary arts and his expertise in butchery have significantly contributed to his recognition at this esteemed event. His work at Palace Downtown reflects his commitment to quality and excellence.


The Middle East Chef Excellence Awards 2024 celebrated individual achievements and recognized the collaborative efforts of industry partners and sponsors. Hozpitality Group expressed gratitude to JW Marriott Dubai Marina, ICCA, Restofair RAK, Rak Porcelain, and other sponsors whose support was instrumental in making the event a resounding success.