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 won the silver award for the western main course poultry/meat category

Hilton Kuala Lumpur stood out with its exceptional culinary creations with two silver medals and a bronze as well as two diplomas. The innovative creations were presented by Nazmy bin Hisran, Luqman Hakim, Siti Hajar Binti Badrul Hisham, Nik Muhammad Ameer, Muhammad Syazwan Bin Ibrahim, Muhammad Afiq bin Md. Zain, Ronnie and Orange Thong.

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 won the silver award for the western main course seafood category


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

Rivaldo won the bronze award for his Malacca Pirate creation

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.

DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Nur Fatin Nabillah, the Chef de Partie Garde Manger, demonstrated her culinary prowess by winning the Bronze award in Category 1 - Plated Appetisers. Her menu, inspired by the "Farm to Fork" concept, incorporated locally sourced produce and a perfect blend of flavors and textures, aligning seamlessly with the sustainability theme.

Mohd Izham bin Abdul Halib, the Chef de Partie Western Banquet, bagged the Bronze award in Category 16 (B) Chef of Nation – Fish / Seafood Main Course. His menu was a testament to sustainability, featuring locally sourced fish and a harmonious blend of flavors, echoing the commitment to eco-friendly practices.

DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City

In the Coffee Signature Beverage category, Danial Shadizar Bin Mohd Adzaman Francis demonstrated his proficiency, securing a thoroughly earned Bronze accolade for the establishment. Their commitment to environmentally responsible decisions was underscored by the careful choice of sustainable coffee beans.

The achievements of Hilton Properties in Malaysia at the Food & Hotel Malaysia 2023 Exhibit echo a significant stride toward sustainability in the culinary and hospitality sector. The awards received by Hilton Petaling Jaya, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam iCity, and Hilton Kuala Lumpur reflect not only their culinary creativity but also their dedicated commitment to embracing eco-friendly practices.

Through innovative dishes and thoughtful sourcing, these properties have showcased a deep understanding of sustainability, marking a positive change for the industry. Hilton properties across Malaysia remains steadfast in its efforts to promote environmentally responsible practices, setting a notable example for the future of gastronomy.