This award seeks to recognise a Head Chef who is directly involved in a restaurant kitchen operation and demonstrates a high level of talent and creativity in preparing authentic Western cuisine. The nominee must consistently set standards of excellence in the culinary arts as well as provide excellent dining experiences.
Professionalism: The Nominee is dedicated to upholding the highest standards in the working environment.
Creativity: The Nominee possesses a wide range of culinary skills and constantly strives to create innovative and unique recipes. Also pays close attention to detail to harmonise every ingredient used.
Consistency: The Nominee strives to perfect his or her technique and displays a desire to constantly improve and learn.
Leadership: The Nominee is a leader who works well with the kitchen and service staff in order to ensure that the quality of the food is upheld and produced in a timely manner. The Nominee is also a keen mentor who is willing to share their knowledge and develop the skills of their subordinates.
Commitment to Quality: The Nominee is always committed to seeking out the freshest ingredients available and using the best techniques, so as to provide quality dishes.