The International Bocuse d’Or committee has appointed Rohan Fernandopulle, Executive Chef – Hilton Colombo, as the President of Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka.
Executive Chef Rohan has been selected, for the first time, to represent Sri Lanka for this committee. Speaking about the prestigious appointment, he said,‘’it is indeed an honour and a privilege to be appointed as the President of Bocuse d’Or committee Sri Lanka, where they have acknowledged my skills and capabilities.”
Chef Rohan, the long serving master of the kitchens, has 27 years of experience in Hilton Worldwide. He is the only Sri Lankan member of the club ‘Des Chefs des Chef’ in France and is also the artist
behind the amazing creations of all 11 kitchens at the Hilton Colombo.
The main responsibility of Executive Chef Rohan, as the President of Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka, is to groom a candidate for the Bocuse d’Or Asia 2012 Competition, which is to be held in Shanghai in June 2012.
Chef Rohan’s intention is to upgrade skills and knowledge of young chefs. “I will use my experience and knowledge to develop young chefs,” he said. He further stated that being appointed as the President of Bocuse d‘Or Sri Lanka is a good opportunity to map Sri Lanka in the culinary world.