01 Apr '13, 5am

You know our athletes and celebs, do you know the faces or names of our national culinary team?

You know our athletes and celebs, do you know the faces or names of our national culinary team?

Singapore chefs have been winning cooking championships for years, making a name for Singapore from Luxembourg to Japan. They have been plugging away at international competitions since the 1980s, at times stealing top positions from the likes of France, Switzerland, Norway and the United States. Yet, while athletes are celebrated, Singapore's culinary champions find it difficult to raise funds and support is scarce. There is a formal national culinary team here, all of whom are members of the Singapore Chefs Association, which has 900-plus members. These chefs work in restaurants and hotel kitchens and specialise in everything from cold platter displays and hot cooking to pastry art and plated desserts. At any one time, the national team comprises six members, with reserves or other members with talents that may be better suited to certain competitions, or veterans who ar...

Full article: http://www.soshiok.com/article/23193

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