|PR National Culinary Team|
2016 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team Members
Presented by the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association
National Culinary Team 2016
San Juan Water Beach Club Hotel
Elvin Rosado, Escuela Hotelera de San Juan
Thank you Team Sponsors:
In 1995, the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) created the Puerto Rico National Culinary Team for the following purposes
Culinary Team Achievements 2016
Puerto Rico Shines at Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competitions Puerto Rico’s culinary team won several awards at the Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competitions recently held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami. The Puerto Rico team won 3 Gold Medals, 2 Silver Medals, 2 Bronze Medals, and one Honorable Mention.
During the event, the Team won Gold Medals for:
Similarly, the silver medals were:
Bronze medals were won for:
Individual Cheesecake Competition and an Honorable Mention for Pastry Chef of the Year - Ronny Díaz from the Caribe Hilton Hotel
"We are proud to have such a great culinary team representing the extraordinary cuisine from Puerto Rico. This is definitely a great opportunity to showcase our Island within this niche. The Puerto Rico Tourism Company congratulates the team and appreciates their passion in raising high the name of Puerto Rico during this important culinary competition," indicated Ingrid I. Rivera Rocafort, executive director of the Tourism Company.
The Puerto Rico Culinary Team raises funds throughout the year to cover the costs of practice, travel, and presentations. Those interested in contributing their economic support can call 787-758-8001. Primary sponsors are the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), Delta Airlines, and Meet Puerto Rico.
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