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Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA

Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA With only 2 weeks left until Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA, we want to introduce you to some of our competing chefs… Chef Otoo of Ghana Chef Frances Otoo – GhanaWinner of the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice 2nd place in 2018, Chef Otoo continues to impress with a …

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Africa wins at Embassy Chef Challenge with Ghana, Morocco and Ethiopia

Africa

Washington, D.C. (April 3, 2019) — The Best Beverage Award presented by PepsiCo at the April 2 Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) diplomatic culinary competition won by Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center was one of many prizes clinched by Africa at the event. Chef Francis Otoo (extreme left) with other winners in photo courtesy …

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Chef Francis Otoo serving special jollof at Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Ghana jollof rises to the occasion again on April 2, 2019, when Ghanaian executive chef Francis Otoo walks into the 11th edition of the Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) in Washington, District of Columbia (DC) at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. Multi-award winning Chef Otoo who is presently the Judges’ and People’s Choice Awards winner from the 2018 ECC 2018 …

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Sri Lanka Embassy in US hosts Embassy Chef Challenge media-preview dinner

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, DC had the distinct pleasure of hosting the media preview dinner of the 11th International Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) at the Sri Lanka Residence in Washington DC on 20th March 2019. The ECC is an international annual culinary feature event, jointly hosted by Events DC and Trade Centre Management Associates (TCMA) exclusively for the …

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Chef Francis Otoo presents Embassy Chef Challenge Awards to Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah

Chef Francis Otoo

Executive Chef Francis Otoo has presented his double-silver trophies won at the 10th-anniversary edition of the annual Embassy Chef Challenge to Ambassador Barfour Adjei-Barwuah, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States. Chef Francis Otoo made the presentation at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC, barely a week after he won second-place prizes in the categories of the jury and public …

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Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana wins Africa silver at Embassy Chef Challenge

Although Chef Sincioco-Mateo of the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, District of Columbia (DC), won gold in both the Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice categories with “sisig”, a traditional Filipino dish, Africa rose to the tops again at the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) with Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana claiming silver. Chef Francis Otoo’s signature dish of lamb …

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Ambassador Hector Posset of Benin invited to Embassy Chef Challenge

Hector Posset

Benin’s Ambassador to the United States (US) His Excellency Hector Posset in early February 2018 promised his embassy’s participation in the tenth-anniversary edition of the Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) event to be held 6:30pm Eastern Standard Time on May 17, 2018, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, District of Columbia (DC). Ambassador Hector Posset made …

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Nigeria Jollof declared champion in first ever Washington DC Jollof Festival

Jollof Festival

On July 2, 2017, Mrs. Atinuke Ogunsalu of Queensway Restaurant & Catering in Maryland, US, became the winner of the first ever Jollof Hackathon presented by I/O Spaces during Jollof Festival In Washington DC. The event was organized by Afropolitan Insights. Mrs. Ogunsalu put skeptics to shame with her win and proved to all that Nigerians can indeed cook Jollof when …

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Morocco shines for Africa at Washington DC 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

Morocco

Chef Moha Fedal of Morocco cooked Marrakech Tangia made with lamb shoulder sealed in a clay tangia jar to win the Judges Choice Award at the 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC). The event was held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington DC on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The Morocco chef, who was a debutant at the ECC told …

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Executive Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana for 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Come May 24, 2017, executive Chef Francis Otoo will make his fourth appearance at the Embassy Chef Challenge at the Ronald Raegan Building and International Trade Center. The over 6ft tall Ghanaian chef saw the Media Preview Dinner event hosted by the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC as a great warm-up for the May. On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Chef …

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