International Chefs Day
Celebrated with gusto, International Chefs Day is an annual event that shines a spotlight on the culinary wizards who bring innovation and artistry to our dining experiences. This auspicious occasion gathers chefs from across Sri Lanka, providing a platform for them to connect, share their gastronomic visions, and commemorate their achievements over the year.
The Chefs Guild of Lanka plays a pivotal role in orchestrating this event, advocating for the culinary community and fostering a spirit of camaraderie among its members. As a beacon for professional chefs, the guild upholds the highest standards of culinary excellence while embracing the rich tapestry of Sri Lankan cuisine.
Regional Activities Organized by Chefs Guild of Lanka
In the vibrant southern region, , the esteemed President of the Chefs Guild of Lanka for the Down South region, spearheaded an informative program for local schoolchildren. With an emphasis on “Growing a Healthy Future,” this initiative provided valuable insights into the benefits of wholesome nutrition and its profound effects on personal well-being and environmental sustainability. The program also sought to inspire the next generation of culinary talent, introducing them to the allure and challenges of the chef’s vocation.
Kandy – Nuwara Eliya
The central highlands were abuzz with workshops that delved into the delicate balance between sustainability and nutrition in culinary arts. The emphasis was on educating children about how our food choices can influence both personal health and the ecological footprint we leave on the earth. These workshops were thoughtfully designed to enlighten participants about mindful eating while imparting practical skills in preparing healthy and sustainable dishes.
Chef Kennady Jayamanna, the dynamic President of the Chefs Guild of Lanka for the Negombo region, organized two notable events engaging trainee chefs and children. These events focused on instilling fundamental principles of healthy eating and cooking from an early age. The hands-on sessions offered children a chance to explore a variety of wholesome foods, laying the groundwork for lifelong healthy eating habits. Reinforcing good nutrition as a cornerstone of development, these activities highlighted how a well-balanced diet enhances energy levels, overall health, and academic performance.