NewsMay 15, 2023

Reethi Beach Resort Wins Ten Medals and Two Special Awards at the Global Culinary Challenge & Exhibition by FHAM

Reethi Beach Resort announced its participation in the Global Culinary Challenge & Exhibition organized by Food and Hospitality Asia Maldives (FHAM). The event took place from May 8 to May 10, 2023, at Hulhumalé Central Park, and featured 110 stalls representing more than 50 local and international companies from the food and hospitality industry.

The culinary challenge featured more than 600 participants from 11 countries competing in 21 categories, including over 500 participants representing 120 resorts in the Maldives. The event was a tremendous success, and Reethi Beach Resort takes great pride in having been a part of it.


The chefs from Reethi Beach Resort showcased their culinary skills and won a total of ten medals and two special awards at the event. The following are the awards won by the chefs from Reethi Beach Resort:

  • R.A. Sisira Kumara, Fruit & Vegetable Carving – Gold Medal 1st Place & Most Outstanding Artist from Competition
  • Wijethungage Shehan Maduwantha, Lamb Hot Cooking, Gold Medal
  • Rubin Star, Beef Hot Cooking, Gold Medal
  • Wijethungage Shehan Maduwantha, Vegetarian Main Course, Silver Medal
  • Mangala Madusanka Weerasingha, Dress the Cake (Pastry), Silver Medal
  • Wijethungage Shehan Maduwantha, Poultry – Hot Cooking, Silver Medal
  • Anarul Sekh, Lamb Hot Cooking – Silver Medal
  • Ibrahim Maahil Mukthaar, The Young Chef Main Course and Dessert, Bronze Medal
  • T.D. Dishan Diluka, Lamb Hot Cooking – Bronze Medal
  • Anarul Sekh, Poultry – Hot Cooking, Bronze Medal
  • T.D. Dishan Diluka, Seafood – Hot Cooking, Merit 
  • Anarul Sekh, Beef Hot Cooking, Merit 

The awards won by the chefs from Reethi Beach Resort are a testament to their talent, hard work, and dedication. The resort is proud to have such talented chefs as part of its team.

Last year Reethi Beach Resort took part in 7 categories and proudly brought home 7 medals under the guidance of their Executive Chef Farish Mukhthar at Hotel Asia International Culinary Challenge 2022. The culinary team from Reethi Beach Resort continues to showcase exemplary skills and their passion for forging flavorful cuisines that have assured to enhance their guests’ gastronomical experiences, here at the property.

Reethi Beach Resort is committed to providing its guests with the best culinary experience. The resort’s restaurants offer a wide range of international and local cuisine, prepared by the best chefs in the Maldives.