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Food Hospitality World Show Plays Host to the Biggest Culinary and Mixology Competition in Bangalore

Creates magic with the most delectable variety of fruits and nuts from America

Aug 12, 2017 23:47 IST 
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

There’s the sound of chopping, whisking, frying, shaking and stirring across Bangalore today as budding chefs and mixologist brought together a culinary storm at the Food Hospitality World (FHW) Show. The event titled “Culinary & Mixology Competition" in association with U.S. Premium Agricultural Products was organized as a concurrent special event along with the “South India Culinary Challenge & Baking Contest”. Touted as South India’s biggest culinary challenge, the event brings together top hotels and bakery chefs who showcase their gastronomic skills.

 

 

Mixology Winners Robert Hospet, Rasikta Kamble and Harry Simon Peter  from Lounge Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. (Embassy Leisure), Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott and ITC Gardenia respectively along with Mansi, India Representative along with the jury members

 

The three-day extravaganza organised at White Orchid Convention Centre, Bangalore from 9th - 11th August, 2017, showcased the finest produce from the American soil. The idea was to highlight the uniqueness and versatility of the U.S. Premium Agricultural Products such as U.S. Cranberries, Washington Apples, USA Pears, California Walnuts and U.S. Pecans.

 

The Culinary & Mixology Competition was a great success with participation from over 30 chefs and mixologists across South India. The event saw some phenomenal talent where participants created innovative recipes using the finest U.S. Premium Agricultural Products such as U.S. Cranberries, Washington Apples, USA Pears, California Walnuts and U.S. Pecans as the main ingredients. Robert Hospet, Rasikta Kamble and Harry Simon Peter from Lounge Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. (Embassy Leisure), Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott and ITC Gardenia respectively were declared as the winners of the Mixology Competition respectively. They created Enter the Dragon, Black Pearl Treasure Chest and Asian Elixir that were loved by the esteemed jury and audience alike.

 

Commenting at the win of the Mixology Competition, Robert Hospet said, "I am thrilled to have won the prestigious Mixology competition. I’ve always enjoyed experimenting with food and this contest gave me a huge platform to showcase my expertise, appreciating my passion for food and take my culinary journey to the next level. I am grateful that U.S. Premium Agricultural Products has given me this amazing opportunity to showcase my talent."  

 

Talking about the event, Ms. Alyson Segawa, Manager, International Marketing Accounts from Bryant Christie said, “We are happy with the huge response that we have received at the FHW Show and would like to congratulate the winners for creating such innovative recipes using U.S. Premium Agricultural Products. The key objective of the campaign was to showcase versatility and utilization techniques and the participants have exactly done that using their exceptional talent. Needless to say that they went all out with their creativity and took the competition to another level with their outstanding performance. We are positive that the show will give us an opportunity to directly reach out to our core audience and get feedback and suggestions for future innovations."

 

About The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC)

The Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) USA is focused on promoting the use and consumption of cranberries worldwide. The CMC was established as a Federal Marketing Order in 1962 to ensure a stable, orderly supply of good quality product. The Marketing Order has been amended several times since its inception to further the CMC's ability to expand market development projects in domestic and international markets. Currently, CMC conducts generic promotion activities in the United States, China, India, Mexico, Pan-Europe and South Korea.

 

About Food Hospitality World

FHW is one of India’s largest professional trade show for trade & consumers in the food & hospitality industry. FHW is organized by two of the world’s biggest trade show organizers Deutsche Messe and Fiera Milano (HMFI) along with one of India’s largest publication house The Indian Express Limited. Previous year, the show witnessed 6,000 visitors, more than 250 exhibiting brands, more than 550 B2B meetings, more than 250 special event attendees.

 

About The SCS Group

The SCS Agribusiness Consultants Pvt. Limited (referred to as THE SCS GROUP) is an agribusiness-consulting firm based in India providing services in the disciplines of marketing, logistics, strategy, policy, communications and training. The firm was established in 1998 with the conviction that the highly competitive global agricultural products' trade scenario demands in-depth research, sophisticated marketing strategies and meticulous implementation.


 
 
Mixology Winners Robert Hospet, Rasikta Kamble and Harry Simon Peter  from Lounge Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. (Embassy Leisure), Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott and ITC Gardenia respectively along with Mansi, India Representative along with the jury members
Mixology Winners Robert Hospet, Rasikta Kamble and Harry Simon Peter from Lounge Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. (Embassy Leisure), Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott and ITC Gardenia respectively along with Mansi, India Representative along with the jury members
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