Vakarufhali Island Resorts in Maldives shines at FAHM 2017

The culinary team from the Vakarufhali Island Resorts in the Maldives, a member of the Mount Lavinia Hotel Group, bagged awards at the recently held Food and Hospitality Asia Maldives (FAHM) 2017, the International Culinary Challenge supported and endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS).

The competition is widely recognized as one of the region’s most prestigious International Culinary Competition that has a strong emphasis in promoting culinary excellence.

The Chefs from the Vakarufalhi Culinary Team competing for honours and won the awards are;  DCDP Buddika Wijayarathna, SCDP  Gamini Weerasekara, Jr Sous Chef Chaminda Prabath Kumara, DCDP Indika Prasanna.

This annual competition is the key decisive platform on which hundreds of Culinarians converge to display their skills, and seek accreditation and feedback for improvement from an Internationally Acclaimed Panel of Judges. It is the only Internationally Recognized Platform for Chefs in Maldives and is the only event endorsed by the Chefs Guild of Maldives and the Chefs Guild of Lanka.

Commenting on the achievement, the Executive Chef of the Vakarufahli, Riccardo Rizzoli said “all eyes were focused on the competition, which has also become a meeting point for fellow gourmet’s to make new friends, share their experiences and marvel at the creative show pieces. We are proud of the accomplishment of our culinary team, which not only demonstrate their skills and talent but also the exquisite culinary experience we offer”.

A member of the Mount Lavinia Hotel Group (MLHG), Vakarufalhi Island Resort is one of the best superior deluxe Maldives resorts, located in Ari atoll.

The Resort is popular for its idyllic style and comfort as well as its exquisite cuisine. MLHG is always committed towards providing culinary excellence to its customers along with developing its brand as a premier culinary destination.


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