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Chefs Battle It Out At KHTF 2014

written by Jeannette Musembi 13th May 2014

Chef Dominic

Whether you are a supplier, hotelier, chef, smelter or Barista, the Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair (KHTF 2014) happening at KICC is the ultimate networking and sourcing platform to learn new trends, gain new contacts, seal business  deals, and learn from industry experts.

We talked about celebrity Chef Ali taking part in the Fair in a huge way, and now we’ve got even better news!

Ali, in conjunction with leading Chefs from East Africa’s top hotels and restaurants will showcase their culinary arts.  A live cooking theatre with 3 work-stations will definitely be the highlight of the day.

It is a live and interactive demonstration, which allows visitors the opportunity to taste, touch, and feel the products on exhibit, as they were meant to be used, by the most vaunted names in the industry.

There will also be a wine and beverage lab that will feature live demonstrations from trained baristas who will teach you how to take advantage of the broad flavors of tea in mixing up delicious, refreshing tea-based cocktails.

A Bartenders/Mixologists Pavilion hosted by Pubs, Entertainment and Restaurant Association of Kenya (Perak), will showcase bartenders from East Africa’s top nightlife venues, hotels and restaurants mixing it up.

Lastly, there will be Wine Tasting Sessions where leading experts will conduct daily workshops and wine tasting sessions revealing the latest innovations and products in the wine industry.

Meanwhile, here are profiles of some the chefs you’ll be fortunate to see in action.

Chef Avraj Panafric

Chef Avraj Singh Marwa is the Executive Chef at the Sarova Panafric. He is an alumnus of the Kenya Utalii College and has vast and varied experience behind him. He joined the industry in 1997, having worked in various positions in different hotels including Fairmont Dubai, Mount Kenya Safari Club just to name a few

Ali Said Mandhry popularly known as Chef Ali L'artiste is Kenya's Chef Representative and international Hall of Fame. Chef Ali is the host of the famed Tamu Tamu Cooking show on Ntv Kenya and also a Judge on the first Kenyan reality cooking show 'Kikwetu Supa Chef'.

Ali Said Mandhry popularly known as Chef Ali L’artiste is Kenya’s Chef Representative and international Hall of Fame. Chef Ali is the host of the famed Tamu Tamu Cooking show on Ntv Kenya and also a Judge on the first Kenyan reality cooking show ‘Kikwetu Supa Chef’.

As a trained professional chef, Raphael has over the years acquired invaluable know how about food, in and out of the kitchen working abroad and here in Kenya.

As a trained professional chef, Raphael has over the years acquired invaluable know how about food, in and out of the kitchen working abroad and here in Kenya.

 

Like what you just read? Registration to the Fair is on-going so make sure you book a slot for the largest hospitality event to hit the city!

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Tanui 11th June 2016 - 9:54 AM

As a trained professional chef i love your insights on different recipes

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ann bracke 22nd August 2014 - 10:47 AM

Hello, I just arrived in Nairobi 10 days ago. I am from Belgium and come from Thailand now where I followed a 9 month course of thai cooking in the Cordon Bleu professional cooking school, followed by another 9 month course in French cuisine. Looking for opportunities here in nairobi ! Thanks for sending me information

ann

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Joseph Kuria 6th June 2014 - 12:18 PM

Lovely Stuff

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