- Created on Thursday, 17 May 2012 00:55
- Written by Kamal Bachana
Junior Culinary Team Canada recently traveled to compete in the 35th WACS Congress held in Daejeon, Korea April 30th – May 5th, 2012. The Junior Culinary Team Competed in the "Restaurant of Provinces" category while team coach Tobias MacDonald competed in the Global Chefs Challenge. Both did well in competition receiving gold in each category. The Junior Team placed 2nd overall and Tobias placed 3rd overall.
Below are a few comments from the team and support members on the experience.
A gold medal performance from a great team of exceptional young chefs, an opportunity to renew old culinary friendships and establish new ones. The exhilaration of the Korean experience and the chance to work with an extraordinary group of colleagues ……..How could there possibly be a better way to spend 10 days! - Jim Hutton, Support Member
The experience overall was testament to how fortunate and lucky we are to have such strong management and support. And their vision and guidance is what helped drive our remarkable achievement. - Daniel Davyduke, Support Member
Traveling to & competing in Korea was an experience to remember. Being able to represent Canada again felt amazing; the support we got is greatly appreciated. Korea is only the beginning. - Jasper Cruickshank, Core Member
Korea was a phenomenal experience that I am grateful I was a part of. Competing and traveling with my teammates in a foreign country was a good learning experience. It was an experience that has bettered us as a team and therefore has brought us one step closer to going for gold! - Miho Shinbo, Core Member
What an eye opening experience to see how much we accomplished in just 10 days. I now have a new found respect for what it takes to compete in such events. The team is very fortunate to have the knowledge and experience that comes from their team manager, coach and support members. – Kamal Bachana, Support Member