Heritance Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Aitken Spence Hotels, showcased their achievements at the Culinary Art Competition, hosted by Sri Lanka’s renowned Chefs. Heritance Ahungalla and Heritance Kandalama received the prestigious designation of the Best Regional Groups of Down South Resorts and Cultural Triangle Resorts respectively. This success increases the popularity of the culinary brand.
The competition, known for its strict standards and fierce competition, attracted talented chefs from across the country. Heritance Ahungalla demonstrated its unique skills and expertise in the competition. Nuwan Chandimal’s unique cooking skills made him the Top Chef in Sri Lankan Live Cooking. Aruna Chinthana’s expertise in pastry has been recognized with the award for the Best Pastry Show. In addition to these impressive achievements, Malshi Rebecca Ludowyke’s talent and expertise in blending was highlighted when she was recognized as the Leading Blender. Malshi’s amazing skills have earned him 1 Super Gold, 1 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze medals, highlighting his skill and creativity in creating beautiful and sophisticated cocktails.
Not least, Heritance Kandalama made a splash at the Culinary Art Competition, with several talented individuals recognized for their unique skills. Madushanka Rajapakse did a great job by being selected as the 1st Winner in the category of Best Chef. Additionally, Bandula Harischandra won 1st Runner-up for the Most Outstanding Artist category. Thuminda Kumarasena’s expertise in creating innovative cakes earned her the reputation of the Most Unusual Cake.
Aitken Spence Hotels’ total has won 138 and 1 Gold Award, 26 Gold, 41 Silver, and 70 Bronze medals.
“We are very proud of our team’s achievements at the Culinary Art Competition,” said Stasshani Jayawardena, Director of Tourism & Leisure, and Chairman of Aitken Spence Hotels. “These prestigious awards not only demonstrate our unwavering commitment to culinary excellence but also highlight our pursuit of innovation. We continue to push the boundaries of culinary art, ensuring that every dining experience in our hotels is a dynamic feast, full of unusual flavors, and artistic presentation.”
Aitken Spence Hotels continues to raise the bar in Sri Lanka’s hospitality industry, setting new standards of excellence thanks to their extraordinary success and innovation. Their success at the Culinary Art Competition is a testament to their commitment to providing unforgettable dining experiences to guests.
About Aitken Spence Hotels:
Aitken Spence Hotels is part of the Sri Lankan blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC. Aitken Spence Hotels has 18 hotels and restaurants in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Oman, and India. The Company’s hotels are featured under Heritance, Adaaran and Turyaa, world-renowned for their exceptional service, location, and luxurious lifestyle.
The Heritage Hotels & Resorts Group and their awards