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MEDYS 2014 Chef’s Competition Winners

MEDYS 2014 Chef’s Competition Winners

During last month’s inaugural event, the 2014 Mediterranean Yacht Show hosted its first ever Chef’s competition in which a selection of charter yachts competed to showcase the quality of their cuisine and individual talents of their Chef’s.

During last month’s inaugural event, the 2014 Mediterranean Yacht Show hosted its first ever Chef’s competition in which a selection of charter yachts competed to showcase the quality of their cuisine and individual talents of their Chef’s.

Chef's Competition 'Greek Sushi' theme

The competing charter yacht Chefs were split into two categories for the competition: Category A consisted of yachts with a charter rate of up to €6999 per day and Category B included yachts with a daily charter rate of over €7000. On the MEDYS 2014 judging panel were a combination of brokers and food professionals, with Category A led by the Gold Chef’s Hat 2014 winner Chef Michael Nourloglou and Michelin Star-awarded Chef Ettore Botrini for Category B. 

MY PROTEUS took 2nd place for her sushiBeautiful table setting for the MEDYS Chefs Comp
Judges presented with food during the 2014 MEDYS Chef's Competition

Each delectable dish was judged on presentation, taste, originality and healthy dieting and the winners were announced and presented with a certificate of recognition during the event’s glamorous closing ball at the Pantazis Royal.

Chef Thanassis Roussos of the 22m/72’ luxury motor yacht IRIS
Chef Yannis Kapasakis representing the 24m/78’7 Nautor’s Swan sailing yacht CALLISTO

First Place:  Executive Chef Thanassis Roussos of the 22m/72’ luxury motor yacht IRIS took the crown in Category A. The Category B winner was Chef Yannis Kapasakis representing the 24m/78’7 Nautor’s Swan sailing yacht CALLISTO.

The theme of the competition was ‘Greek Sushi’, with each Chef challenged to present an entrée using only traditionally Greek ingredients

Chef George S Kavatziklis of superyacht PROTEUS
KENTAVROS II’s Chef Marios Glikas was awarded second prize for Category B

Second Place: Taking second prize in Category A for the 34m/111’5 Falcon superyacht PROTEUS was Chef George S Kavatziklis while charter yacht KENTAVROS II’s Chef Marios Glikas was awarded second prize for Category B.

Chef Konstantinos Balatsoukas of motor yacht HELIOS
Chef Nikolas Thomas representing M/S AEGEAN SCHATZ

Third Place: The Category A bronze prize was awarded to Chef Konstantinos Balatsoukas of the 35m/115’ motor yacht HELIOS. In Category B third prize went to Chef Nikolas Thomas representing the 30m/98’4 M/S AEGEAN SCHATZ.

If you would like to try a superyacht culinary experience for yourself on any of these yachts or other charter yachts available in Greece, contact your preferred charter broker.

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