Wednesday, 1 February 2017

SIERRA LEONE: Swiss International's Chef Wins The Braai Master Challenge In Sierra Leone


1. Press release For Immediate Release Swiss International’s chef bags the title of Braai Master Chef after winning the 1st Braai Master Challenge held in Sierra Leone “The chef of Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Freetown, Amadu Mbyie wins the Braai Master Challenge Baar (CH)/ Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)/ Freetown (Sierra Leone), November 29, 2016 – The chef of Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Freetown, Amadu Mbyie, clinched the title of Braai Master Chef in the Braai Master Challenge held at the Golden Tulip Essential Kimbima Hotel in Freetown on November 10, 2016. The first Braai Master Challenge witnessed participants from some of the top hotels & restaurants of Sierra Leone including the New Brookfields Hotel, Golden Tulip Essential Hotel, Mammy Yoko Radison Blu Hotel, The Cube Restaurant, and Montana Palace Restaurant.

The chefs exhibited their culinary skills through a variety of delectable dishes which was presented in front of four judges including the General Manager of Golden Tulip Essential Kimbima, David Church and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sierra Akker Food Processing Company, Pakai Kamara. Amadu Mybie along with Sous Chef Mohamed presented succulent grilled chicken, roasted beef, with rice, fruits and a vegetable dish covered in savoury tomato sauce. The food preparation was assessed on the flavours and presentation of each dish.

The Braai Master and the Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Freetown’s chef, Amadu Mbyie said, “Cooking has always been my passion and I have been cooking for over 30 years now. Working in Swiss Café Restaurant & Lounge, has broadened my horizons as a chef and it’s an enriching experience every day in the kitchen. I am really happy that the judges appreciated and liked the food I prepared. Being recognised for your skills is really special.” amee.yadav@swissinternationalhotels.com

2. (Braai Master Challenge winners: On the left is Chef Amadu Mybie and on the right is Sous Chef Mohamed) (Sous Chef Mohamed & Chef Amadu Mybie) The General Manager of Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Freetown, Francois Scholtz said, “The event was extremely exciting and it got even more exciting when the title was brought to our hotel. The event couldn’t have got better for us.

The Braai Master Challenge is an amazing platform for the chefs to exhibit their cooking talents” Mr Henri Kennedie, the Chairman and CEO of Swiss International Hotels & Resorts said, “We are delighted with the results of the Braai Master Challenge and I congratulate the chef and team for achieving this title.”

The event was adorned with a session of African dance and music and discussions on topics like diets, cooking & hygiene. The event was sponsored by Golden Tulip Essential Kimbima Hotel, Sierra Akker Food Processing, Golf Beverages, Adnan Supermarket and Freetown Direct Supermarket.
3. Swiss International Hotels & Resorts Founded in 1982, Swiss International Hotels is established in Switzerland. Swiss International Hotels & Resorts is currently associated with hotels in Switzerland, Greater China, the Middle East and Africa. The company is registered in Baar, Switzerland and is operating from the UAE (Ras Al Khaimah).

Swiss International is operating and licensing its hotels under the luxury brand “Royal Swiss” the upscale Swiss International and The Residences by Swiss International, as well as the company’s midscale brand Swiss Spirit, Hotels & Resorts. Other Swiss International hotels on the African continent: Swiss International Mabisel Port Harcourt Nigeria Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Mardezok Asaba Nigeria Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Freetown Freetown Sierra Leone Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Alisa Accra Ghana Swiss International Resort Mount Kenya Mount Kenya Kenya Please also see :( http://www.swissinternationalhotels.com/)