Chefs Delight 2015 Press Conference & Media Launch
In the spirit of re-branding Nairobi, the County Executive of Trade Industrialization, Cooperative Development & Tourism, Ms. Anna Othoro touched on the need to differentiate “Nairobi as a Brand” and explore the Live-Love Nairobi campaign through culinary tourism. “Nairobi has so much to explore and so much to crave in terms of food and beverage experiences through world class cuisines and unforgettable hospitality”
After an ultra-successful first chapter of The Chefs Delight™ Awards programme in 2012 -2013, International Quality Awards Ltd. and Go Places™ the country’s authoritative hospitality & tourism marketing brand today officially announced the commencement of the long-awaited and highly anticipated 2nd chapter of the awards programme, at the Louis Leakey auditorium at the Kenya Nairobi National Museum.
The start of this year’s awards programmes, was formally announced at the by Group CEO of International Quality Awards Ltd. Mr. Mansoor Jiwani – a former Kenya Utalii College Chef who trained under the auspices of the Swiss back in the 70’s, and who also brought back a silver medal for Kenya in 1978, from the prestigious International Hotel Schools Competition held at the Hotelympia, London, UK.
This year International Quality Awards Ltd have added an exciting new element to the awards programme, where another corresponding industry awards programme will be run side-by-side complimenting the Chefs Delight Awards Kenya 2015™, and this will be the Bar & Mixology Awards™ 2015. The next three and half months will see the country’s leading restaurant & bar teams battle it out, for ultimate supremacy for the top-most accolades as the best in their categories as voted by their ‘own paying customers’
The Press-Conference & Media launch was attended by the who’s-who of the culinary and beverage service sector fraternity including; Owners & Managers of participating establishments, Executive Hotel & Individual Restaurant Chefs, Expert Barmen & Mixologists, Major Hospitality & Tourism Stakeholders – Kenya Tourism Board, Nairobi City County to name a few as well as quality food manufacturing companies which goes in line with these prestigious quality awards programme – Alpha Fine Foods, Bidco Africa Ltd., Daawat Rice, amongst others.