Chennai: The GRT Hotels & Resorts won 66 awards for its culinary and creative expertise at the recently concluded 2nd Edition of SICA (South India Culinary Association) Culinary Competitions 2012 - the largest gathering of Food & Beverage professionals and experts that was held from the 23 to the 25 August, 2012 in Chennai.
Three of the GRT`s properties participated in the event - The GRT Grand Chennai, Radisson Blu resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram and the Radisson Blu Hotel GRT Chennai.
The Group were awarded 2 gold medals with distinction and 19 gold medals by an International Jury, appointed by WACS (World Association of Chef`s Societies).
Hotel GRT Grand was awarded the `Best Hotel Team` & `Overall Championship`, closely followed by Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay, bagging the award for the `Runners Up` in the best hotel team.
The awards included a `Gold with distinction` under the individual categories for `Artistic Pastry Showpiece` by P.Sivakumar & V.Viswanathan from The GRT Grand and the `Outstanding Pastry Chef` award for Chef Gopi Mohan from Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay.
SICA Culinary Competition and Exhibition is the most sought after premier gathering of food and beverage industry experts and professionals from across South India & Goa.