Near East University Faculty of Tourism Department of Gastronomy students went to Antalya, Turkey to participate in the 3rd ‘Food From Tradition to Future’ Competition.
According to Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, Can Şişli, Aykın Burcu and Kerem Nalcı will be representing the NEU in different categories of the competition. It was stated that the Dean of Faculty of Tourism Prof. Dr. Tülen Saner and Academic Member Erhun Ekinci will also be accompany the students at the competition.
Organised by Cooks and Chefs Federation of Turkey and Antalya Gastronomy and Educators Association, the Food From Tradition to Future Competition requires the students to present their creativity and prepare a dish for the jury’s evaluation according to the theme set in the category in which they will be competing in. In the presentations, the students’ dish will be prepared for the jury to judge in a way that reveals their creativity based on themes set within the category they will be participating in.
They Returned with A Bronze Medal Last Year…
Making a statement regarding the matter, Dean of the Faculty of Tourism Prof. Dr. Tülen Saner said that they participated in the competition in 2019 and Zerrin Doğanöz and Okan Dağa, both students of the Faculty of Tourism Department of Gastronomy and won bronze medals.
Prof. Dr. Tülen Saner further expressed that a jury of 3, each specialised in their areas, selected the students that will participate in the competition after a 6hour long competition that took place in the Near East University Gastronomy kitchen.