The Penang Chefs Association held their 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary Dinner 2012 at the Bayview Grand Ballroom, Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, on 25 October 2012 last night. The event was attended by Guest of Honor, YB Dato Seri Dr. Ng Yen Yen, Minister of Tourism Malaysia, Mr. Rick Stephen CMC, Continental Director of World Association of Chefs Society, Chef Chern Chee Hong, President of Chefs Association of Malaysia, Ms. MaryAnn Harris, Malaysia Association of Hotels Penang Chapter Chairman & General Manager of Eastin Hotel Penang, Chef Peter Chan, Chairman of Penang Chefs Association & Organizing Chairman of the 25th Silver Jubilee Dinner 2012, Masterchef Rossham Bin Haji Rusli, Deputy President of WACS C.A.J. & Head Chef (Malaysia Cuisine) of Berjaya University College of Hospitality, dignitaries, colleges, medias and guests.
Some of the programs for the night included recognition for long service awards, members & members’ children academic achievement award, members’ welfare fund presentation, last year’s dinner organizing chairman, Chef Lim Soon Leong, Most Promising Young Chef of the Year 2012 Award (Chef Khor Ying Jia) and Most Outstanding Chef of the Year 2012 Award (Chef Eric Cheam Kah Boon).
There was also a performance group rendering old hits such as “Diamonds are A Girl’s Best Friend”, “Gangnam Style” and more.
It was so sporting to see some of the college students, chefs especially Chef Peter Chan, PCA Chairman and Chef Tan Kwee Lian, Pastry Chef of G Hotel letting their hair down to join in this catchy dance music.
Here’s one of the performances by the girls. They were good~
Of course, the sit down 8 course dinner included a wide range of meat, vegetables and seafood. Two of the sponsored dishes had the latest Pacific West products – Creamy Mushroom Sauce and Authentic Tom Yum Sauce for baked fish fillet.
Let the photos below speak more than words. The dishes consisted of:
The dinner ended with 3 lucky winners walking off with free stays at a few selected hotels.
Thanks to the Organizing Committee and kitchen staff of Bayview Beach Resort, led by Chef Mok for making this event so memorable.
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