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To-day was the Day of Chocolates, not that the day before and the following closing day the choco will be missing. The main attractions were making deserts in teeny-weeny glasses, choco decorations with presentations of invited professional presenters. Zoltán Kolonics – Pastry Ambassador of SIRHA Budapest

The international pizza baking contest took place during the late morning hours. It is a competition of who prepares the best pizza. The representatives of „Giropizza of Europe” will be the jury of who’s pizza is the best. Giropizza of Europe has established its brand and is well-known throughout Europe.

The Vador booth was elegantly organized with their products well-known in the Hungarian families. product offerings are primarily processed poultry carcasses cut-through product from the downstream products of highly processed, frozen, baked products and many others. Also their goose liver blocks are known abroad. Poultry meat, as duck, turkey are produced Allergen Free. Canned, Portóis Foie Gras Block and gift products are on the market.

In addition to the professional lectures the Metro Academy awaited the previously signed individuals to take  get ready for shopping int he late afternoon hours. Went ” to the market” with István Gálicz professional chef at the METRO Trading Ltd. At the METRO booth a modern market venue was just about a step away from the  booth where the cooking workshop was to take place. After selecting the meat and veggies Tamás  Bereznay professional chef at the METRO who also holds cooking classes at the METRO Ltd. led the candidates to let their imagination fly high in preparing a delicious lunch.

Tomorrow, at the SIRHA exhibition the day starts early. The Bocuse d’Or competition will be the highlight of the SIRHA event. The Bocuse d’Or printed its name throughout the world in history of chef’s competition more than twenty years ago. It is a contest where their works are prepared in front of the audience and no time for relaxing because the dishes have to be prepared within the given time..The jury is less non famous of the world’s greatest chef. After the success achieved by Tamás Széll in 2013. This year the SIRHA in Budapest, will bring on stage the previously selected Hungarian chefs to show their very best in their business. This year’s competition began in January when six chef preparatory training started. Be ready to keep in mind the constituent elements of the menu which will be the Swedish pig, oysters, scallops and black cod.

Time and date of this unique event: Wednesday, March, 12. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  A place to be for locals and  foreigners visiting the chef’s competition, cause the Bocuse d’Or Hungarian qualifier also promises to be exciting.

The participants in the competition are: Daniel O’Shea, Árpád Györffy, Szabolcs Barhó, Gábor Molnár, Zoltán Szűcs and Gábor Galcóczi. The winner will participate  at the European finale in May – Stockholm to compete for being in 2015 at the finals in Lyon.

Finally, it is important to mention that the Hungarian Bocuse d’Or Academy submitted an application to the organize Bocuse d’Or of 2016. Final year European settlement and is included in the short list of Budapest. The chef competition venue will also be within the SIRHA exhibition at the Hungexpo in Budapest – Hungary.

Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter