Students won 49 World Chef Champions in 2019
Ms. Jutamas Moolwong, Food Science and Technology Lecturer, said “26 students from Home Economics program, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, competed in the Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge (TUCC) 2019 in which hundreds participated. The cooking challenge is considered by many as Thailand’s largest chef competition of the year. The competition was held at the THAIFEX-World of Food ASIA 2019 Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge annual conference which was at IMPACT Muang Thong between 28 May – 2 June 2019. The event was organized by the THAIFEX-World of Food together with Thailand Chefs Association and global food industry organizations. The judges of the challenge were professional chefs from Thailand Chefs Association and World Association of Chefs’ Societies. Senior Chefs and junior Chefs competed against each other. They were judged by respective levels.”
Ms. Moolwong adds that “our students took part in 43 competitions and received 49 awards. The awards consisted of 8 gold medals, 11 silver medals, 24 bronze medals and 6 diploma awards. Of these awards, top awards were as follows.
- Champion Best Ultimate Junior Chef Award was for the highest total scoring winner in all competitions of all programs. In addition, the award winner would represent Thailand and be invited to a study tour in the United States of America. The winner was Miss Mayurin Thongto.
-Top Score Thailand Winner Real California Milk Culinary Academy Competition Junior Chef was for the highest scoring winner in Real California Milk Culinary Academy Competition. Miss Warunrat Chamjitr took the top prize.
- And Champion of Classic Thai Cuisine Professional Chef Professional was for the highest score in Classic Thai Cuisine (Using Thai Ingredient Only) – Professional Chef. Top score champion was Mr. Worasak Yung-on.
“889 Participants came from 13 countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore and Pakistan. There are 1,319 programs in this competition,” Ms. Moolwong added.
Pavitra Athakitkarnka translator