The Goan Chef Culinary Awards at the Park Hyatt on 28th August 2016

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The Goan Chef Awards is the second edition of a Culinary Extravaganza that has been instituted by the promoter and CEO Mr. Rohan Parish to promote the Goa Cuisine in the state of Goa and world over, which according to him is losing the grounds slowly in Goa itself. The second edition of the Goan Chef Awards that is dedicated to the late Chef Boris Rego who was killed in the 26/11 terrorist attack on the Taj Mahal Hotels in the year 2008.

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Boris had joined the Taj Mahal Palace Hotels in the year 2006 as a management trainee in the food production department. The Culinary activity was running in his blood with his father Urbano do Rego being a celebrity chef at Taj Group of Hotels in Goa.

Boris was the second child in a family of three children born on 28th September 1985 in the state of Goa he belonged to the beautiful island called Divar in north Goa. Very humble in nature his smile always attracted people towards him.

On the terrible night of the terrorist attack on Mumbai, the Taj Palace was the major target, Boris sacrificed his life for the sake of others. He risked his life and showed great courage during the attack and protected the guest and colleague till he breathed his last.

The second edition of The Goan Chef Awards (previously known as Goan Chef Challenge) kicked off at IHM, Porvorim, Goa. This edition has been sponsored by some of the most renowned names in the Food & Beverage industry and has a jury comprising of some leading chefs across India.

The exquisite journey of gourmands took place over 6 days and saw over 175 expert teams display exceptional skill.   The delicious competition panned out conquering diverse cuisines and categories are it deserts or chicken while giving some of the most celebrated chefs, restaurants and hotels a platform to showcase work of utmost finesse. It was truly an epicurean delight.

The list of nominations is mentioned here of Goan Chef Awards which will be followed by the grand felicitation of the culinary kings with a lavish awards night on the 28th of August, 2016 at Park Hyatt, Goa.

Says CEO OF GOAN CHEF AWARDS Chef Rohan Parish, “The pulse is about to go up a few notches. The intensity and talent on display throughout the week were commendable. It is a competition worthy of crowning the best chefs in the state.”

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According to Mr. Rohan, around 178 participants from all the leading hotels and free standing restaurants from Goa took part in the 6-day culinary extravaganza at IHM (Institute of Hotel Management) in Porvorim.

DAY 1

CHICKEN

HOTEL CATAGORY

  1. AZZURE – (Chef  Jaladhar Mahato  & Chef  Mustakhil)
  2. COUNTRY INN & SUITES – (Chef Santosh & Chef Narandra)
  3. TAJ EXOTICA – (Chef Pornima & Chef  Abhishak )
  4. GRAND HYATT – (Chef Santosh & Chef Akbar)
  5. RADDISION GREEN (CANDOLIM) – (Chef Suresh  & Chef Uttam)
  6. SOL DE GOA – (Chef Prashnant & Chef  Prakash)
  7. RADDISION BLU (CAVALOSIM) – (Chef Nonish & Chef Suraj)
  8. DONA SILVYA – (Chef Afsar  & Chef  Bhoopendra  )
  9. MARINHA DORADO – (Chef Venesio & Chef Malcom)
  10. FORT AGUADA – (Chef Ghanashyam & Chef  Santana )
  11. Alila Diwa –

RESTAURANT CATAGORY

  1. BAY 15 – (Chef Deepak  & Chef  Mahindra )
  2. VASCO SQUARE – (Chef Supriya  & Chef Kalaudin)
  3. CASA MODERNA – (Chef Sunitha  & Chef Chandra)
  4. FOXES FIESTA – (Chef Savio & Chef  Jayesh )
  5. VIVA DELHI – (Chef Ronald & Chef MArilane)

 

DAY 2

FISH

HOTEL CATAGORY

  1. CLUB MAHINDRA – (Chef Tapan & Chef  Vikram )
  2. KENILWORTH – (Chef Rani & Chef Naresh )
  3. DONA SILVYA – (Chef Afsar & Chef Bhoopendra )
  4. RADDISION BLU (CAVALOSIM) – (Chef Mangal & Chef Joseph)
  5. FORT AGUADA – (Chef Ghanashyam  & Chef Gangaram )
  6. SOL DE GOA – (Chef Prashant & Chef  Prakash)
  7. RADDISION GREEN (CANDOLIM) – (Chef Suresh  & Chef Uttam)
  8. Q. – (Chef Dugggaiash  & Chef  Clifford)
  9. TAJ EXOTICA – (Chef Poornima  & Chef  Abhishakh )
  10. PARK HYATT – (Chef & Chef                )
  11. Alila Diwa –

RESTAURANT CATAGORY

  1. YASH FOODS – (Chef Anjali & Chef Nestor )
  2. VASCO SQUARE – (Chef Supriya  & Chef Kalaludin)
  3. CASA MODERNA – (Chef Sunitha  & Chef  Chandra)
  4. FOXES FIESTA – (Chef Savio & Chef Jayesh )
  5. VIVA DELHI – (Chef Roland & Chef Marilane )
  6. BAY – 15

 DAY 3

MEATS

HOTEL CATAGORY

  1. HAYTT PLACE – (Chef Krushna & Chef Ganesh)
  2. ALILA DEWA – (Chef Danette & Chef Joston)
  3. TAJ EXOTICA – (Chef Chandrakant & Chef Himanshu)
  4. NOVOTEL CANDOLIM – (Chef Harsh & Chef Ramnath)
  5. RADDISION GREEN (CANDOLIM) – (Chef Suresh & Chef Uttam)
  6. THE LEELA – (Chef Nishant & Chef Romeo)
  7. RADDISION BLU (CAVALOSIM) – (Chef Ivon & Chef Dilkush)
  8. DONA SILVYA – (Chef Bhoopendar & Chef Afsar)
  9. MARINHA DORADO – (Chef Venesio & Chef Malcom)
  10. FORT AGUADA – (Chef Ghanshyam & Chef Santana)
  11. Kenilworth Resort

RESTAURANT CATAGORY

  1. BAY 15 – (Chef Peter & Chef Subash)
  2. CASA MODERNA – (Chef Sunitha & Chef Chandra)
  3. FOXES FIESTA – (Chef Savio & Chef Jayesh)
  4. VIVA DELHI – (Chef Ronald & Marilane)

 

DAY 4

CHERIZZO /GOAN SAUSAGES

HOTEL CATAGORY

  1. ITC FOTRUNE – (Chef Rajdeep & Chef Biplop
  2. KENILWORTH – (Chef Castodio & Chef Naresh)
  3. DONA SILVYA – (Chef Bhoopendar & Chef Afsar)
  4. RADDISION BLU (CAVALOSIM) – (Chef Ivon & Chef Joseph)
  5. FORT AGUADA – ( Chef Rukesh & Chef Topicano)
  6. THE CROWN – (Chef Dayanand & Chef Giri)
  7. RADDISION GREEN (CANDOLIM) – (Chef Suresh & Chef Uttam)
  8. Q. – (Chef Clifford & Chef Duggaiah)
  9. TAJ EXOTICA – (Chef Manish & Chef Chandrakant)
  10. MARINA DORADO – – (Chef Venesio & Chef Malcom)
  11. COUNTRY INN & SUITES

RESTAURANT CATAGORY

  1. BAY 15 – (Chef Subash & Chef Sapan)
  2. CASA MODERNA – (Chef Sunitha & Chef Chandra)
  3. FOXES FIESTA – (Chef Savio & Chef Jayesh)
  4. VIVA DELHI – (Chef Ronald & Marilane)

 

DAY 5

INTERNATIONAL VEG

HOTEL CATAGORY

  1. FORT AGUADA – (Chef Prashant & Chef Santosh)
  2. SAROVAR – (Chef Rita & Chef Buddha)
  3. Q. – (Chef Nazri & Chef Kalpesh)
  4. TAJ EXOTICA – (Chef Akshit & Chef Thumba)
  5. FIDALGO – (Chef Radhe & Chef Arun)
  6. GRAND HYATT – (Chef Shrikanth & Chef Satyavan)
  7. DONA SILVYA – (Chef Radhakrishna & Chef Kumal)
  8. THE LEELA – (Chef Surendra & Chef
  9. TAJ HOLIDAY VILLAGE – ( Chef Mrutyunjay & Chef Shahikant)
  10. TAJ VIVANTA – (Chef Nayan & Chef Ravinadra)
  11. ALILA DIWA –

 

RESTAURANT CATAGORY

  1. SODEXO – (Chef Prakash & Chef Rajesh)
  2. CAFE REAL – (Chef Rajaram & Chef Shankar)
  3. FOXES FIESTA – (Chef Savio & Chef Jayesh)
  4. VIVA DELHI – (Chef Ronald & Marilane)
  5. YASH FOODS – (Chef Anjili & Chef Nestor)
  6. CASA MOERDNA –

DAY 6

DESSERTS

HOTEL CATAGORY

  1. FORT AGUADA – (Chef Sanjiv & Chef Jayanto)
  2. NOVOTEL CANDOLIM – (Chef Balwant & Chef Saran)
  3. AZZURE – (Chef Amit & Chef Jadav)
  4. DOUBLE TREE – (Chef Francis & Chef Sunil)
  5. COUNTRY INN & SUITES – (Chef Sashikumar & Chef Ramesh)
  6. THE LEELA – (Chef Pratik & Chef Arajit)
  7. HAYTT PLACE – (Chef Krushna & Chef Biswajit)
  8. ACCASIA – (Chef Guradas & Chef Rohit)
  9. RADDISION BLU – (Chef Vikay & Chef Devindra)
  10. ITC FORTUNE – (Chef Pravin & Chef Prosenjit)
  11. ALILA DIWA –

RESTAURANT CATAGORY

  1. NESTORS – (Chef Nestor & Chef Anjali)
  2. CASA MODERNA – ( Chef Sunitha & Chef Chandra)
  3. FOXES FIESTA – (Chef Savio & Chef Jayesh)
  4. VIVA DELHI – ( Chef Ronald & Marilane)
  5. BAY 15 – ( Chef Subash & Chef Clinton)

 

CATEGORY of SPECIAL MENTION

BEST PRESENTATION

  1. PARK HAYTT
  2. DONA SILVYA
  3. GRAND HAYTT
  4. CLUB MAHINDRA
  5. TAJ EXOTICA

BEST TIMEKEEPING / PUNCTUALITY

  1. FIDALGO
  2. NOVOTEL CANDOLIM
  3. SAROVAR
  4. COUNTRY INN & SUITES
  5. TAJ HOLIDAY VILLAGE

BEST HYGIENE

  1. ITC FORTUNA
  2. DOUBLE TREE
  3. FIDALGO
  4. AZZURE
  5. NOVOTEL CANDOLIM

MOST INNOVATIVE

  1. CHOCOHOLIC
  2. BHATTI VILLAGE
  3. PARK HYATT
  4. SAROVAR
  5. DONA SILVIA
  6. ALILA DIWA

 

YOUNGEST CHEF

To be announced on the Finale day

BUDDING CHEF (JUDGES CHOICE)

To be announced on the Finale day

CHEF DO GOA

To be announced on the Finale day

 

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