After several rounds of grueling competition involving the top chefs and mixologists in the country, the champions of the 2018 Taste of Belize culinary competition have been announced.
Taking top honors as Master Chef was Eliza Carr of the Hamanasi Restaurant. Junior Chef of the year was Rojel Ian Lisbey from the Guava Limb Cafe. Pastry Chef of the year went to Einar Marin, and Bartender of the Year went to Emir Sosa of Tony’s Inn and Beach Resort. The winners in all categories will go on to represent Belize at the upcoming Taste of Caribbean culinary competition.
“We celebrate the achievements of all of the amazing cooks and bartenders who participated in this year’s Taste of Belize competition,” said Larry France, marketing manager of Chabil Mar. “We also very proud of our master chef Daniel and our beverage manager Morris for representing the resort as well as the amazing job performed by our hard-working staff each and every day.”
Chabil Mar is a luxury resort located on the Placencia Peninsula in southeastern Belize. With its own private stretch of beach and a private sea pier for dining, Chabil Mar is home to the renowned Cafe Mar headed up by master chef Daniel. The Cafe Mar restaurant specializes in gourmet meals featuring innovative dishes that represent the multicultural heritage of the country all made fresh daily using local ingredients.
Chabil Mar regularly receives positive feedback for its restaurant, including:
“One of the great features of Chabil Mar is that they have a great restaurant. They bring your meal to you ANYWHERE on the property. How awesome is that? Talk about chic, elegant!” Guest Review, November 2017.
“We loved the serine and private atmosphere this resort gave us and we loved the food! Hats off to the chefs at Chabil Mar!” – Tripadvisor review, March 2018.
“The food was just amazing. We brought our fresh caught fish back and the kitchen sent up what is undoubtedly the best meal we have ever had. They started with sushi and then sent banana leaf baked, mango sauce, grilled fish and rice, potatoes and perfectly cooked vegetables. Divine.” – TripAdvisor review.
“We ate in town on three occasions but the food was much better at the resort to be quite frank.” – Tripadvisor Guest Review, March 2018.
If you’d like to sample the delicious foods and drinks on offer at Cafe Mar and get your very own “taste of Belize,” be sure to book your Belize vacation at Chabil Mar today!