Published On: Tue, Aug 22nd, 2017

Curaçao Culinary Team in full preparation for the BBQ fundraising event

Culinary teamWILLEMSTAD - On Saturday, August 26th, the Curaçao Culinary Team will be organizing a BBQ at Rust & Burgh to raise funds for the Curaçao Culinary Team competitions of 2018.

The Curaçao Culinary Team is a group of young professionals in the Culinary Industry of Curaçao who will represent the island at Taste of the Caribbean. The Taste of the Caribbean is a culinary competition where chefs and bartenders from the region take center stage to compete for the Caribbean’s top culinary honors.

Every other year CHATA holds a culinary competition in order to select the best chefs and bartenders of our island. For the Curaçao Culinary Team of 2018, CHATA is looking for 5 to 6 chefs and 1 bartender.    The cooking competition will take place on September 23rd. As for the bartender competition the contestants will compete at Licores Maduro on September 26th.

Through this competition CHATA wants to further encourage our young professionals to become involved in the tourism sector. Tourism is an important pillar of our economy and is in need of young enthusiastic professionals to take it to the next level. Furthermore, CHATA believes that the Taste of the Caribbean is a great way to showcase our culinary skills and delicacies to the world.

If you would like to support the culinary team and the development of our industry, you can join us on August 26th at Rust & Burgh from 11AM-2PM for a delicious BBQ.

This tasty BBQ will include chicken chorizo, pork skewer, marinated entrecote, potato salad, fried rice, marinated corn, peanut sauce, bread, coleslaw and a soft drink.

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