Heritance Kandalama, emerged Champions at the Bocuse D’Or Culinary Competition. Chef W M Augustus Lowe, Chef De Cuisine at Heritance Kandalama and his apprentice, B A L H Thisera, Commis III were the winning duo.
The champion team will now represent Sri Lanka at the Asian Region Bocuse D’Or Culinary Champion, scheduled to take place in Shanghai in 2014.
“Our Chefs have been recognised at international events such as the Culinary Olympics and the Culinary World Cup. Winning this competition is yet again a stepping stone on to a world platform where our chefs have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and be awarded for their talents,” said Gemunu Goonewardene, Vice President, Food and Beverages – Aitken Spence Hotels.
“Aitken Spence Hotels over the years has been recognised for its exquisite food and culinary art which has placed us amongst the best in the region. Prestigious accolades such as this serve as motivation to the team to further excel in these competitive times,” said Malin Hapugoda, Managing Director – Aitken Spence Hotels.