Hilton properties in Malaysia celebrated a momentous victory at the Food & Hotel Malaysia 2023 Exhibit, showcasing their culinary creativity while embracing the core theme of sustainability. The event, held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center witnessed Hilton Petaling Jaya, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam iCity, and Hilton Kuala Lumpur taking home several coveted awards in different categories.
The Food & Hotel Malaysia 2023 Exhibit, themed around Sustainability, underscores a vital shift towards environmentally conscious practices in the culinary and hospitality industry. Each Hilton property's success highlights their unique approach to sustainability, demonstrating a commitment to embracing eco-friendly practices while delivering exceptional dining experiences.
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Nik Muhammad Ameer bagged a silver award for his Herb Crusted Lamb Loin, Agnolloti & Lamb Bolog Mousse & Garlic Cream showcased a perfect fusion of local and international flavors, emphasizing the freshness of Cameron Highlands produce.
In the same category, Muhammad Syazwan Bin Ibrahim won the bronze award and impressed the judges with his Pan Seared Herb Marinated Lamb Loin served with Hollandaise Sauce & Natural Jus, emphasizing the importance of using organic products for healthier consumption.
Nazmy Bin Hisran's culinary prowess shone brightly as he clinched a well-deserved silver award. His winning dish, the Sous Vide of ASC Certified Blue Cod Fish with Organic Local Sunkist Orange, Traditional Veloute, Concentrate Seafood Bullion, and Homemade Cannoli Filled with Bell Pepper Mousse and "Market Vegetables Glazed," captivated both judges and food enthusiasts alike. Nazmy's silver medal is a testament to his exceptional skill and innovation in the world of gastronomy, bringing the taste of New Zealand's blue cod to new heights.
Luqman Hakim's Nasi Lemuni Bersama Arnab Bakar Perchik Diiringi Sayur Goreng Belacan highlighted the flavors of Northern Malaysia, featuring locally sourced ingredients and traditional recipes.
Siti Hajar Binti Badrul Hisham presented Nasi Dagang served with Gulai Chicken Roulade Fish Coconut Sambal & Acar Jelatah, an authentic dish from Terengganu and Kelantan, bringing forth the rich culinary heritage of the region.
In the Coffee Beverage Menu category, Hilton Kuala Lumpur presented a Coffee Signature Beverage, earning a prestigious Bronze award. This unique concoction, crafted by Orange Thong, expertly blended Ethiopian Koke Blue Copper beans with homemade hawthorn-cardamom syrup. Inspired by a trip to Penang and Paris Hilton's recent visit to Hilton Kuala Lumpur, this beverage embodies nostalgia and innovation in equal measure.
Hilton Petaling Jaya
Under the culinary expertise of Abdul Harith Bin Abdul Hakim, Hilton Petaling Jaya clinched the Bronze award in Category 17C - Meat/poultry Main Course (Western Style) for their delectable dish, Chicken Honey with Herb.
Rivaldo Sampok, with his innovative mixology skills, secured the Bronze award in the Mixologist category for his Malacca Pirate & Earl Scorpion creation, showcasing a blend of flavors inspired by local ingredients.