Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas has announced that Chef Ilias Doulamis has emerged the winner in the Middle East edition of The Good Taste Series 2018. A testament to Hyatt’s commitment to excellence and creativity in food and beverage, The Good Taste Series competition cultivates emerging culinary talent at Hyatt hotels around the world and celebrates cultural diversity.
Chefs from twelve Hyatt hotels competed against one another for the chance to represent the Middle East in the EAME/SWA final in November 2018. Following which two chefs will be selected to represent the region in the global Good Taste Series finals which will be held in the Asia Pacific in the first quarter of 2019. Chef Doulamis won top marks from the judges with his seabass, autumnal vegetable and ginger spiced carrot sauce dish.
Dejan Popadic, Director of Food and Beverage Operations, EAME/SWA said:
The Good Taste Series is a global platform for Hyatt to develop and recognize our chefs as well as for them to exchange their knowledge and collaborate with one another.’
‘It has been inspiring to see the creativity and dedication from our chefs, and we look forward to sampling what Chef Doulamis will present at the regional finals.’
Chef Doulamis commented:
It is a great honour to have won this regional semi-final and I am looking forward to the challenge of the next round. There were many great chefs present and so many unique and inspiring dishes created. It was a great day for learning as well as celebrating the good food Hyatt is so well-known for.’
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