The Karachi Institute of Culinary Arts (KICA) & Karachi Chefs Association’s (KCA) with the support of donor funded TVET Sector Support Programme organized first international culinary competition 2021 in Karachi with the name of “International Salonnière competition 2021” endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies (World-chefs).
The objective was to showcase the skills of trainees and graduates of TVET Sector Support Programme in hospitality sector on an international platform in the real-time competitive arena.
The professional and young Chefs from all over Pakistan and the world participated in this competition in order to crown the best Chefs (Professional and Young Chefs).
The participants were judged by panels of international jury from South Africa, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Azerbaijan and Greece and Pakistani jury to critically evaluate the culinary creativity of the competitors according to the competitions rules book and the guidelines given to each participant.
Through this competition, TVET sector support program, which is funded by European Union, Federal Republic of Germany and the Royal Norwegian Embassy along with its partners KICAF and KCA aiming to promote culinary arts of Pakistan at the international level and showcased the top talents of the culinary industry to the world.
The event received participation from 170 young and professional chefs from culinary institutes across Pakistan along with multinational corporates such as Nestle professionals, Unilever Food Solutions, RAK Porcelain and national corporates such as Shangri-La Foods and Snifz appliances.