Online voting in the social media which started today will determine the Award of the Public as well as the 12-th finalist in the competition “ I am the Best Cook”. The competition is organized by HRC Culinary Academy and the Bulgarian-Swiss Dual Education Project DOMINO. The online voting will take place in facebook and youtube channel of the project until 25-th of May.
Voting in YouTube –the channel of DOMINO
Voting in Facebook – the facebook page of Domino
20 students from the Domino dual classes in the professional high-schools in the towns Dobrich, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Pernik and Sandanski have sent interesting and creative videos on topic “Tasty, Healthy and Beautiful”.
The members of the jury: Petya Evtimova – Head of DOMINO Project, Delyana Moneva – Director of HRC Culinary Academy, Viktor Svetoslavov – chef-instructor in HRC Culinary Academy and Iliyan Iliev –lecturer in Food Photography and Design chose the eleven finalists in the competition. Here is the alphabetical list of the finalists:
• Ayshe Musa – Professional High School of Tourism “d-r Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas
• Ahmed Mohamed - Professional High School of Tourism “d-r Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas
• Georgi Georgiev - Professional High School of Tourism “d-r Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas
• Eleonora Angelova – Professional High School of Tourism “P. K. Yavorov”, Dobrich
• Iliyana Ilieva – Professional High School of Clothing and Nutrition “Rayna Knyagina”, Stara Zagora
• Kalin Shurov – Professional High School of Tourism “d-r Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas
• Kolyo Ivanov Ivanov - Professional High School of Clothing and Nutrition “Rayna Knyagina”, Stara Zagora
• Maksim Emilov - Professional High School of Tourism “P. K. Yavorov”, Dobrich
• Nafise Ahmed - Professional High School of Tourism “d-r Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas
• Stefani Todorova - Professional High School of Clothing and Tourism St. Ivan Rilski, Pernik
• Halime Krala - Professional High School of Tourism “d-r Asen Zlatarov”, Burgas
“It is delightful that participants from the last year as well as many new ones took part in the competition” – said Petya Evtimova, Head of DOMINO Project. “It makes an impression that in many of the videos, the young chefs put the accent not only on healthy and good looking food, but also on the healthy way of life as their choice”.
“We are gladly surprised by the great number of participants and the quality of their applications.
The content and the visual presentation of the videos are at a very high level, having in mind the age of the competitors” – said Delyana Moneva, Director of HRC Culinary Academy. “The videos are on the subject and in a creative way represent the topic of healthy food”.
The final of the competition will be a cooking session on 1-st of June at HRC Culinary Academy. The chef-instructors of the Academy and the Head of DOMINO Project will select the best three ones of the participants in the competition “ I am the Best Cook”.
The award for the winner is a scholarship of 2000 euro for education in HRC Culinary Academy. The participants who win the second and the third place will have the chance to study in the Academy with a scholarships of 1000 and 500 euro. The awards are offered by HRC Culinary Academy – one of the prestigious culinary schools in Bulgaria and in the region.
For HRC Culinary Academy
HRC Culinary Academy training guarantees 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" in 8 professions including chefs. There are 170 leading Bulgarian and foreign companies who 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/