UAE East Coast Culinary Competition occurs today

First event of kind is being held today at Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah

Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah is hosting the event
Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah is hosting the event

The UAE is hosting its first ever 'East Coast Culinary Competition' on today (Sunday September 9) at Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort.

The contest is being supported by the Emirates Culinary Guild and the World’s Association of Chef’s Societies. The results of the competition, attended by Hotelier Middle East, will be featured on 

There are 11 categories, including Pastry Showpiece, Chocolate Carving Showpiece and Individual Arabic Main Course, from which will then be used to judge Best Pastry Chef, Best Arabic Chef, Best Gastronomist, Best Artist and Best Bartender.

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Following all categories, there will be one East Coast Champion awarded, based on the total number of scores.

“We would like to commend Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah for organising this groundbreaking event. This culinary competition is advantageous in promoting tourism in Fujairah as more people would be aware of the amazing gastronomic experience and splendid retreat that our emirate can offer,” said head of Fujairah Tourism and Antiquities Authority, Ahmed El Shamsy.

“We are very honoured to host the first East Coast Culinary Competition. On behalf of Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah, I would like to extend our appreciation to all the notable judges and to Fujairah Tourism Authority for supporting this event,” said Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort general manager and area business development manager Ashraf Helmy.

“Through this competition, we would be able to enhance and showcase the talents of our young chefs in Fujairah,” he added.


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