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Velassaru Maldives Triumphs as ‘Best Culinary Establishment 2024’ at Hotel Asia 2024 Exhibition & Culinary Challenge!

Velassaru Maldives has emerged as a shining star at the highly anticipated Hotel Asia 2024 Exhibition & International Culinary Challenge. This Exhibition was hosted in the Maldives Dharubaaruge Exhibition Hall and the Maldives National University (MNU) from May 12th to 15th.

The event, which brought together culinary maestros from around the world, witnessed an extraordinary display of skill, creativity, and culinary excellence. Velassaru Maldives’ culinary team, led by Chef Vincent Tan, delivered a stellar performance. The team secured multiple accolades across various categories. In total, Velassaru Maldives garnered 20 awards. This includes 11 Gold, 6 Silver, and 3 Bronze medals, highlighting the exceptional talent and dedication to culinary artistry.

The winners from Velassaru Maldives included:

  • Subeesh Chundaran (Demi Chef de Partie) : Best Dish in Hot Cooking Beef / Omelet (Gold), Gold in Hot Cooking Beef, Lamb, Lobster and Bronze in Hot Cooking Fish.
  • Juliana Azmi (Commis Chef) : Champion in Team Challange (Gold), Gold in Dessert as well as Silver in Cake Decoration.
  • San Jeewa Ranasingha (Commis Chef) : Champion in Team Challange (Gold) Best Dish in Hot Cooking Beef and Bronze in Maldivian Dish
  • Rabiul Miah (Commis Chef) : Runner Up in Creative Salad (Gold) and Silver in Hot Cooking Poultry.
  • Robel Miah (Commi Chef) : Runner Up in Creative Salad (Gold) as well as Silver in Hot Cooking Poultry.
  • Fricilia Arvianti (Commis Chef) : Silver in Dessert Display.

These remarkable achievements underscore Velassaru Maldives’ commitment to culinary excellence and innovation. This Culinary Challenge serves as a testament to the vibrancy and diversity of the culinary landscape. Velassaru Maldives’ participation in the event not only highlights its culinary prowess. It also showcases its unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled dining experiences to its guests. As Velassaru Maldives continues to push the boundaries of culinary innovation, guests can look forward to indulging in a myriad of gastronomic delights crafted with precision, passion, and creativity by the resort’s talented culinary team.

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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