The success of International Chef Day-Karachi was made possible by the generous support and commitment of the esteemed sponsors; Shafaq Cooking Oil, Shangrila Foods, Dollup, and Sundrige for their invaluable contributions to this culinary extravaganza.
International Chef Day was celebrated with outstanding enthusiasm and grandness in Karachi as the Chefs Association of Pakistan (CAP) collaborated with the College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM)-Karachi to organize a spectacular event at the iconic PC Hotel Karachi. This culinary celebration brought together world-class chefs, including the esteemed Chef Muhammad Raees from Houston, along with the distinguished presence of Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori and renowned celebrities and industrial chefs.
International Chef Day is a day dedicated to recognizing the remarkable contributions of chefs from around the world. It’s a time to celebrate their artistry and role in shaping global culinary experiences. This year’s event in Karachi was an extraordinary showcase of talent, creativity, and gastronomic innovation.
Highlights of the event:
The Chefs Walk brought together over 75 culinary experts, including celebrity chefs and hospitality students, to showcase their diverse and innovative approaches to gastronomy and culinary excellence and the finest examples of celebration of the passion and expertise of those in the culinary arts.
International Cuisine Show:
In the International Cuisine Show, COTHM students showcased a diverse variety of traditional foods from around the globe, blending culinary styles and flavors to create an unparalleled cultural fusion. The presentation featured dishes from the continental, Arabian, Central Asian, Chinese, and European cuisines.
Nutritional Skills Showcasing:
International Chef Day 2023 event also featured an engaging Nutrition Skills Showcasing segment, where the COTHM students showcased their expertise in crafting dishes with a keen focus on calorie-count and portion control. The students demonstrated their culinary prowess by preparing dishes that not only tantalized the taste buds but also adhered to precise calorie guidelines, catering to the growing demand for health-conscious dining.
Chef Raees: A Star from Houston Graces the Occasion
One of the highlights of the event was the presence of Chef Muhammad Raees, who has made a name for himself in the culinary world from Karachi to Houston, Texas. He brought his rich experience and unique blend of flavors to the gathering, captivating the audience with his culinary creations.
Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori Joins the Celebration
The Governor of Sindh, Kamran Tessori, added a touch of official grandness to the event. His presence highlighted the importance of the culinary arts in promoting tourism and culture. He expressed his appreciation for the talent and dedication of chefs who make every meal a memorable experience.
Lifetime Achievement Awards:
International Chef Day 2023 reached its pinnacle of honor and appreciation by presenting the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards to three distinguished culinary maestros who have dedicated over 25 years to the culinary industry. These exceptional individuals, Chef Gulzar, Chef Abdullah Raja, and Chef Qahar, were recognized for their unwavering commitment, innovation, and profound impact on the culinary industry. Their careers have not only enriched the culinary landscape but have also inspired countless aspiring chefs.
The event was not just about star chefs and political figures; it was a gathering of diverse talents in the culinary world. Renowned celebrities, influential personalities, as well as industrial chefs, added their sparkle to the evening. They brought their expertise and unique perspectives to the celebration, making it an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.
The event at PC Hotel Karachi displayed the essence of International Chefs Day. It showcased the unity of cuisines, proving that food brings people together. It was a celebration of the art of cooking.
The success of International Chef Day 2023 at PC Hotel Karachi was made possible by the generous support and commitment of the esteemed sponsors; Shafaq Cooking Oil, Shangrila Foods, Dollup, and Sundrige for their invaluable contributions to this culinary extravaganza.
As the evening concluded, it was evident that the collaboration between CAP and COTHM-Karachi had staged an exceptional event. The culinary magic woven together by Chef Raees, the presence of Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori, and the contributions of influencers, celebrities, and industrial chefs made International Chefs Day 2023 a resounding success.