The finalists for the world’s biggest virtual culinary competition Young Chef Olympiad have been announced.
The virtual competition which started days ago has had chefs and their mentors from over 50 countries battle for hope.
My Cookery Zone Food Media gathered that the competitors have taken food lovers across the globe and different time zones into the State-of-the-art kitchens where they have cooked for a sustainable tomorrow upholding the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Young Chefs Olympiad (YCO), has taken to their page to announce the countries and contestants that made it to the top 10. This was announced after each country was assessed after the day 1 and 2 heats.
The Top 10 countries as announced by YCO are Nepal — Ajay Pun, Iran — Mohammadreza Hashemieshghpour, New Zealand — Sian Letitia Davis, Iceland — Halldór Haflidason, Italy — Matteo Cignetti, Greece — Kelidis Alexandros, Singapore — Chong Jia De, Bulgaria — Irina Bachvarona, Switzerland — Donovon Aaron, and England — Joe Slater.
The top 10 finalists are said to be “coveted” for the title at the virtual competition. On another hand, the Top 11-20 have been announced they include contestants from India, Turkey, Barbados, Namibia, Indonesia, Spain, Canada, Armenia, Wales, and Mexico.
The young chefs from the aforementioned countries according to YCO, “have made it to the top 20, and will fight for the Plate Trophy”.
The young chefs are considered “the next best but not less than the Top 10 Finalists!”