Chefs Association of Pakistan (CAP) hosts grand ‘Membership Award Ceremony’

Chefs Association of Pakistan (CAP) hosts grand ‘Membership Award Ceremony’

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Chefs Association of Pakistan (CAP) organizes a spectacular Membership Award Ceremony, marking a momentous occasion in the culinary landscape of the nation.

Held on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Al Hamra Hall One, Mall Road Lahore, the event saw the distribution of membership certificates to over 1,000 new CAP members.

The ceremony was graced by the presence of esteemed dignitaries, with Secretary Tourism Punjab, Raja Jahangir Anwar, attending as the Chief Guest. Among the highlights of the event was the recognition of the new players of the National Culinary Team of Pakistan (NCTP), who were presented with prestigious chefs’ belts.

Furthermore, the announcement of Worldchefs approved National Judges from Pakistan for the year 2024 added to the significance of the occasion, showcasing Pakistan’s growing influence on the global culinary stage.

Addressing the participants, CAP President Ahmad Shafiq said that Chefs Association of Pakistan is Pakistan’s only national association that is affiliated with Worldchefs, Paris. He further said that by becoming the members of Chefs Association of Pakistan, chefs automatically become the members of Woereldchefs, Paris. He also said that Pakistan’s potential in culinary arts is immense and CAP is the only national platform in the country that can help chefs attain international recognition in this field. He added that young chefs are the future of Pakistan and CAP believes in investing its energies in them.

Raja Jahangir Anwar while talking to media appreciated CAP and COTHM for arranging a wonderful membership award ceremony. Expressing his trust in CAP and COTHM, he said that he is happy to see that the future of the young chefs in Pakistan is secure and they are moving in right direction.

Arfa Karim Foundation Chairperson Samina Amjad, Chefs Association of Pakistan Senior Vice President Waqar Ilyas, Cheezious CEO Imran Ejaz, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan Abdullah Malik, Senior Pastry Chef Muhammad Razzaq, Punjab University Executive Chef Muhammad Nawaz, COTHM Senior Chef Hassan Arshad, ODR Foods CEO Shahzad Makki, Best Western Hotel Premier HR Head Asghar Nadeem, PC Hotel Lahore Executive Chef Nauman Iftikhar, MPA Mian Muhammad Muneer, Cafe Alanto Consultant Chef Aamir Abbasi, Senior Chef Muhammad Yameen, COTHM Johar Town Executive Director Mian Shahid, COTHM Johar Town Executive Chef Tipu Imran, Bin Rasheed Group Executive Chef Saqib Chaudhary and other participants joined the event as guests of honor and distributed the membership certificates among the new members.