The "35 Chefs Under 3 Contest" organized as part of the Restaurant Week kazanmoments became clear. In the event organized for the 11th time by Dude Table with the main sponsorship of Metro Turkey, 35 young chefs who will carry Turkish cuisine to the future competed to become ambassadors of Turkish cuisine in the field of sustainability with the "3 Chefs Under 10 Contest", which was held for the first time this year. In the Gastronometro, the gastronomy platform of Metro Turkey, the competition was held with the jury voting. kazan2 chefs achieved the same score between moments so that the competition kazanmoment instead of 3, it was 4 chefs. KazanThe main names were determined as Bahtiyar Büyükduman, Şafak Erten, Efe Arslangiray and Selim Özgür.
As part of the 11th Restaurant Week, Turkey's first gastronomy festival, which brings together all the dynamics of gastronomy and social life and was held under the main sponsorship of Metro Turkey, the “35 Chefs Under 3 Years Old Contest” was held for the first time this year. In this event, also sponsored by Metro Turkey, inspiring young chefs from Turkish cuisine competed to make sustainability the main discipline of their kitchens. In the competition held at Gastronometro on May 16, 4 chefs, as a result of jury tastings, prepared plates with the discipline of "waste-free cuisine". kazanwas. Bahtiyar Büyükduman, Şafak Erten, Efe Arslangiray and Selim Özgür were chosen as the “envoys of Turkish cuisine in the field of sustainability”. The young chefs who made it to the finals were given the right to train on the Metro platform in Prague by Metro Turkey.
Gastronomy Professionals in the Jury Seat
Gastronometro Director Maximillian JW Thomae, Dude Table Gastronomy Agency President Funda Insal, Journalist-Gastronomy Writer Ebru Erke and Cooks Grove Founder Chef Şemsa Denizsel took part in the jury staff of the competition.
In the competition, which is open to the participation of all young chefs between the ages of 18-35, the candidates prepared their recipes in the main course category within the framework of waste-free kitchen principles by applying online. 10 candidates selected from the submitted recipes; It was determined by the jury in line with some evaluation criteria such as the education they received on gastronomy, culinary experience, creativity and technique in waste-free recipes, and their relationship with Turkish cuisine by 4 jury members. These candidates were invited to Gastronometro to present their recipes to the jury tasting on 16 May.
Finalist among 10 candidates; Bahtiyar Büyükduman, Şafak Erten, Efe Arslangiray and Selim Özgür will be trained as Turkish Cuisine's ambassadors in the field of sustainability, at Metro Turkey's platform in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The chefs also experience international experience with Michelin-starred restaurant visits and chef meetings in Prague. kazanthey will cry.
“35 Chef Competition Under 3 Made a Difference”
Gastronometro Director Maximillian JW Thomae stated that the 35 Chefs Under 3 Competition is different from other competitions and said, “Every competition held in the field of gastronomy is organized on almost the same criteria such as taste and presentation. But the 35 Chefs Under 3 Competition was held specifically for 'sustainability and waste-free cuisine' and made a difference. One of the issues that I care about the most in the competition was that the competition contributed to the development of young chefs by distinguishing it from other competitions.
Restaurant Week is in full swing
Bringing together all the dynamics of gastronomy and social life and contributing to the city life culture, Restaurant Week is Turkey's first gastronomy festival. The 11th Restaurant Week, held with the theme of “sustainability” this year, continues until May 31st. During the Restaurant Week, which continues in Istanbul, especially in Izmir, Bodrum, Denizli and Gaziantep, Turkey's leading participating restaurants bring their sustainability-themed menus, specially created for the event, to taste lovers at more affordable prices.
Restaurant Week, where Akasya AVM is the Shopping Center sponsor and Hellmann's is the Street Flavor Sponsor, invites all gastronomy lovers to experience new taste experiences this year as well.