Nominations are now open for Hospitality Chef Excellence Awards-2018

02 January 2018 Author :  

After 3 consecutive and successful Award ceremonies in Middle East and Africa, Hozpitality group is pleased to announce the "Chef Excellence Awards" on 2nd May, 2018 at the luxurious Five Palm Jumeirah. The exclusive award for Chef is in association with Emirates Culinary Guild and ICCA.

We are now inviting Nominations for all Chefs working in MEA region. For more information on the awards, Please visit

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While each entrant may enter more than one category, the entry for nomination is free of charge but should only be made through the hotel's Chef/GM/HR/Marketing department.

The winners would be purely based on popular choice and would be announced in a ceremony on May 2nd, 2018. We will also have some Judges Choice Awards on top of the Popular Choice Awards, said Raj Bhatt, CEO, Hozpitality Group. The evening will also have cook off among some young chefs and the winners will be presented an award added Mr. Bhatt.

Hozpitality Chef Excellence Awards- MENA will recognize the talented Chef within the industry from different categories and departments.


1st Round Recipes - All Chefs are invited to send us one Recipe along with pictures by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2nd Round Semi Finals - 16 cook off at ICCA (Shortlisted Chefs)

3rd Round Final Cook Offs at the Awards Night (Final Round)

List of Categories:-

1. Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year - Institutional Catering (Airlines, Catering etc)
2. Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year - Hotel
3. Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year- Free Standing Restaurant
4. Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Sous Chef of the Year
5. Hospitality Excellence:- Pastry Chef of the Year
6. Hospitality Excellence:- Chef de Cuisine of the Year
7. Hospitality Excellence:- Sous Chef of the Year
8. Hospitality Excellence:- Chef de Partie of the Year
9. Hospitality Excellence:- Demi Chef of the Year
10. Hospitality Excellence:- Commi Chef of the Year
11. Hospitality Excellence:- Young Chef of the Year
12. Hospitality Excellence:- Kitchen Steward of the Year
13. Hospitality Excellence:- Kitchen helper of the Year
14. Hospitality Excellence:- Hidden Gem of the Year
15. Hospitality Excellence:- Entrepreneur Chef of the Year
16. Hospitality Excellence:- Rising Star Chef of the Year
17. Hospitality Excellence:- Lifetime Achievement Award
18. Hospitality Excellence:- Chef Supporter of the Year - Individual
19. Hospitality Excellence:- Culinary Partner of the Year - Company
20. Hospitality Excellence:- Food Supplier of the Year
21. Hospitality Excellence:- Non Food Supplier of the Year

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