Published On: Mon, Aug 20th, 2018

The Government recognizes the Curaçao Culinary Team for their outstanding performance at the Taste of the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Culinary Team 2018 visited the Council of Ministers were they were thanked for their impeccable performance at the Taste of the Caribbean 2018 competition. The whole team received a token of appreciation from the prime minister Mr. Eugene Rhuggenaath in the presence of all the members of the Government.

According to the Prime-Minister, Mr. Rhuggenaath: “Curaçao is very grateful for the outstanding performance of the team. The team did an impeccable job at representing the island and at highlighting our island’s culinary offering. Through the team’s participation at the Taste of the Caribbean Competition, Curaçao received a lot of positive exposure and more people got to know just how rich Curaçao is from a cultural & culinary perspective. Let these young professionals serve as a role model to our youth and challenge them to showcase their skills. This can help promote Curaçao abroad as well as enhance the tourist experience right here on the island.”

The Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Martina, also agreed with the Prime Minister and thanked the team for contributing to the betterment and further development of the Tourism industry. According to Dr. Martina: “Our Tourism Industry is on the good path and with the help of young & talented locals such as the Curaçao Culinary Team we can unquestionably achieve a more elevated Tourism industry.”

CHATA is proud to announce that it will start recruiting new local bartenders & chefs to form part of the Curaçao Culinary Team 2019. If you got the necessary skills and the passion for bartending or cooking then CHATA encourages you to come to the Island Job Fair this Saturday, August 18th at Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino between 11 AM and 6 PM. There you will be able to receive all information regarding the team from the Gold Medal Bartender Jurnick Merced and even sign up right away to join the team.

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