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Published on Sunday, 21 October 2012 10:44
Universal Orlando's very own Culinary Teams have won some important prizes during this year's competitions at the Florida Lodging & Restaurant Association Show. That's very, very important to note. Why? Because they are among the people who cook for us when we visit the parks! Take a look:
Universal Orlando Culinary Teams Win Medals in Florida Lodging & Restaurant Association Show
The annual Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) show is an all-encompassing, three day event for all professionals serving the food service and hospitality industries in the Southeast. Thousands of industry professionals gather each year to taste and discover new foods and products from around the world, watch and participate in competitions, learn from culinary experts, and network.
This year’s show was held at the Orange County Convention Center from September 22 through 24. The show included World Class Culinary Competitions, sponsored by the American Culinary Federation, where you experience the finest cuisine and food preparation techniques as skilled chefs showcase their talents in a variety of cooking and pastry contests. Universal Orlando’s Culinary Team Members came out on top this year, bringing home medals in each of the following categories:
1) USA Culinary Cup Challenge
Raffy Pambuan, Jim Kershaw, Mike Harman, Robert Martinez, Jr., John Barna - Gold
2) Apprentice / Junior Member Florida State Championship
Coach Bob Burdick, Captain Emmanuel Marrero, Meredith Hadley, Erin McPherson, Neysha Figueroa, Matt Rufrano - Silver
3) Signature Mushroom Competition
Peter Imlah - Silver
Francisco Murphy, Dennis Roach, Franklin Joseph, Harry Gonzalez, Michael Ventura - Bronze
4) Taste of Elegance Pork Signature Recipe Competition
Tammy Johnson, Dennis Roach - Silver
Franklin Joseph - Bronze
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!
Our compliments to Universal Orlando and its Team Members for these important achievements!
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