FHA Virtual Culinary Challenge 2021's Judging Panel Revealed

Culinary News
PUBLISHED August 12, 2021 | updated August 12, 2021 03:46

FHA Virtual Culinary Challenge 2021 has revealed its panel of top-notch chef judges for the event happening during FHA Virtual Trade Show 2021 to be held from 16th to 19th August. The event will provide opportunities for culinary experts to showcase their skills live from the kitchen.  

The panel consists of: 

- Chief Judge Abdulla Sobah 

- Master Chef Dimuthu Kumarasinghe 

- Chef Ishaq Solih 

- Chef Aminath Shaanee 

Rookie Judges 

- Chef Maha Naseer 

- Chef Fathimath Umar 

- Chef Ismail Naseer 

- Chef Mariyam Shiuna 

- Chef Ibrahim Naeem 

The judging criteria for the Culinary Challenge 2021 follows a point-based system in which the mentioned, internationally qualified judges assess and give scores on various components while observing the participants and their assembled dish. The culinary challenge will include 7 competition classes with points separately given. They are:  

Class 1 - Dress the cake  

Class 2 - Fruit and Vegetable Carving  

Class 3 - Artistic Pastry Show Piece  

Class 4 - Desserts  

Class 5 - Hot Cooking – Seafood  

Class 6 - Hot Cooking – Lamb/Beef/Poultry  

Class 7 - Traditional and Modern Maldivian Meal 

As a first of its kind event, Virtual FHA Culinary Challenge 2021 is held this year to give an opportunity to all the chefs who are unable to compete in major live competitions such as the FHAM international culinary challenge and other global and local events, informed the organizers.  

Competitors with the highest points in their participated class(es) will be recognized as first-place winner of the category and will receive a celebratory trophy. Trophies and medals won by the competitor will be sent physically to the winners once the event is concluded. 

The respective medal and/or certificate will be awarded to a competitor if the competitor obtains the following points. 

- Gold 90 - 99  

- Silver 80 - 89  

- Bronze 70 - 79  

- Merit (No medal) 60 - 69 Points 

Food and Hospitality Asia Virtual Trade Fair offers an unrivaled opportunity for interested trade organizations of the Hospitality Industry to showcase their latest products, services and innovations. An all-inclusive web platform for whose objectives is to create an interactive forum for exhibitors and clients. https://www.fhavirtual.com/



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