Eleonora Angelova, a student from the Professional High School of Tourism “P.K. Yavorov”, Dobrich is the winner in the competition “I am the Best Cook”. The competition was organized by HRC Culinary Academy and the Bulgarian-Swiss Dual Education Project DOMINO.
Tenzhel Abilova from the same school and Nafise Ahmed from the Professional High School of Tourism “Prof. Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas share the second place. The third place is for Iliyana Ilieva from the Professional High School of Clothing and Food “Rayna Knyagina”, Stara Zagora.
The award for the winner is a scholarship of 2000 euro for education in HRC Culinary Academy. The winners on the second and third place will have the possibility to study in some of HRC Culinary Academy’s programmes with scholarships of 1000 euro and 500 euro. The awards are offered by HRC Academy – one of the prestigious culinary schools in Bulgaria and in the region.
The winners were congratulated by the Deputy Minister of education and science Mrs Denitsa Sacheva: “Congratulations with your choice to study for a chef –one of the professions in much demand, a profession offering many possibilities” – said she. The Deputy Minister Mrs Sacheva encouraged all participants in the competition to continue following their dreams. She wished them to continue cooking with passion and desire.
Twelve students from the Domino dual classes in the professional high schools in Dobrich, Burgas, Stara Zagora and Pernik took part today in the final. They cooked chicken meet and the topic was: “Tasty, Healthy and Beautiful”. They also had to distinguished different spices and aromas.
The students were estimated by a jury. Two professional chef-instructors from HRC Academy – Viktor Svetoslavov and Hugues Boutin were in the jury, as well as Petya Evtimova – manager of the project DOMINO and Delyana Moneva – Director of HRC Culinary Academy.
They also greet the participants with their successful presentation and wished them new success in school and in the kitchen.
For HRC Culinary Academy
HRC Culinary Academy training guarantee a successful career in the culinary and restaurant industry. As a leading professional school in the region, the Academy offers courses taught in English, run by a team of experienced foreign and Bulgarian lecturers. Unique for Bulgaria facility with over 1000 sq. m of kitchens, laboratories and demonstration facilities equipped with the most modern appliances - designed not only for future professionals but also for culinary and beverage enthusiasts. The school organizes paid internships in the best hotels and restaurants in Europe and the United States and provides great career opportunities around the world. The HRC Academy's diplomas are recognized by the ACF, the American Culinary Federation, which makes it one of the three schools in Europe with such accreditation. More on: https://www.hrcacademy.com/
About the DOMINO project:
The DOMINO project supports the introduction of dual education in Bulgaria. It is implemented with the financial support of the Bulgarian-Swiss cooperation program. 1,114 students in 32 schools across the country are trained under the system "learning by doing" and 170 leading Bulgarian and foreign companies are partners in the project, providing students with a practice, giving them the chance to acquire specific professional skills in real work environment and to earn some money as well. More on: https://www.facebook.com/swissdualeducationbulgaria/