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Student from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management wins the Taste New Zealand Chef Competition 2013

Student from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management wins the Taste New Zealand Chef Competition 2013

Dubai, 28 April 2013: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and part of Jumeirah Group, is proud to announce that one of its students, Anna Jentgen, has won the Taste New Zealand Chef Competition 2013.

Chefs from all across the UAE entered the competition with only ten finalists being chosen, including Anna Jentgen from The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, the only female finalist as well as the only student amongst nine other professional chefs.  Anna prepared a three course meal that won the hearts of the judging panel.  

Anna wins an all-expenses paid trip to New Zealand. The awards ceremony was held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, where the New Zealand Consul General & Trade Commissioner, Steve Jones announced the award.  

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Judging Panel of the Taste New Zealand Chef Competition

  • Uwe Micheel
    President Emirates Culinary Guild
  • Michael Kitts
    Director of Culinary Arts, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
  • Reif Othman
    Executive Chef of ZUMA
  • Tom Urquhart
    Dubai One presenter
  • Samantha Wood
    Founder of Foodiva blog, voted best food blog in Dubai
  • Andy Campbell
    Consultant and private chef
  • Steve Jones
    Consul General & Trade Commissioner NZ

About The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management:

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai is one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group.  It is a leading provider of University-level hospitality business education and offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees designed to develop the hospitality leaders of the future. The Academy works in academic association with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and all programmes of study are fully accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom and THE-ICE (International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia.  It is also a higher education member of the Council of International Schools (CIS). 
For further information and enrolment requirements, please visit The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management online:  www.emiratesacademy.edu 

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. 

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For further information please contact:
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
Dr. John Fong,
Director of Marketing / Associate Professor 
PO Box 29662 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 315 5118
Fax: +971 4 315 5556
Mobile: +971 566 819 785
E-mail: John.Fong@emiratesacademy.edu
Visit us at: www.emiratesacademy.edu