The fundamentals of the food and beverage industry are the people who have committed valuable time and effort and through their passion to ensure the highest standards are attained. FHA Culinary Challenge (FCC) is the region’s most prestigious international culinary competition dedicated to the promotion of culinary excellence. With strong support from the World Association of Chef Societies and the regional chef associations, it is the ultimate arena for hundreds of budding culinary talents from around the world to display their masterly skills and be accredited by a panel of internationally acclaimed chefs.
FCC2016 comprises the following challenges:
(Click on each challenge to find out more)
The Individual Challenge
15 classes are available for individual professional chefs to compete in. They include cake dressing, freestyle wedding cake display, pastry showpieces, desserts, plated appetiser, Asian meal, plate dishes, tapas, etc.
The Gourmet Team Challenge
This challenge is open to teams from hotels, restaurants, culinary institutions, airlines or catering establishments. Each team will prepare a themed buffet of their choice for 30 diners within the given guidelines. The winning team will be awarded based on criteria such as materials used/mise-en-place, hygiene, presentation/innovation and taste & texture.
Sweet High Tea Challenge New
The first-ever Sweet High Tea Challenge is open to teams from hotels, restaurants, confectionaries, airlines, culinary training institutes or catering establishments. Each team, which comprises 2 competitors, will prepare a High Tea Set (Free style set-up) for 6 persons.
The winning team will receive the Sweet High Tea Challenge Award, and win a 4-days-3-nights trip to visit Max Felchlin in Switzerland. The winning team will also get to attend an in-house pastry class organised by Max Felchlin. The prize includes 2 return air tickets to Switzerland and meals are provided.
and Regional Chefs’ Associations