Chef Excellence Awards Winners 2021  
  Young Chef of the Year  
Gold Lekhnath Thapaliya, Emirates Flight Catering  
Silver Sanjay Singh Saud, Caesars Bluewaters  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year - Institutional Catering (Airlines, Catering etc)  
Gold Hugh Styles, Executive Chef, Emirates Flight Catering  
Silver Andreh Ghanimeh, Executive Chef, Intercat-Cateriya Hospitality Group  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year – Hotel  
Gold  Nemer Hasanain, Executive Chef, The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC  
Silver Fabien Fayolle, Executive Chef, Armani Hotel Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Chef of the Year- Free Standing Restaurant  
Gold  David Anderson, Executive Chef, Black Tap, Sunset Hospitality Group, Dubai  
Silver Prashant Aripirala, McGettigan's Ajman  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Executive Sous Chef of the Year  
Gold  Jouni Ibrahim, Ex. Sous Chef, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers  
Silver  Nitin Raheja, Ex. Sous Chef, Emirates Flight Catering Company  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Pastry Chef of the Year  
Gold Sudath Rodrigo, Pastry Chef, Radisson Blu Hotel DDC  
Silver  Eranda Liyanage, Ex. Pastry Chef, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Hilton Dubai The Walk  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Chef de Cuisine of the Year  
Gold Aigerim Aitbayeva, CDC, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara Abu Dhabi  
Silver  Salvador Estanque, CDC, Caesars bluewater Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence :- Sous Chef of the Year  
Gold  Yaseer Arafath Syed Sarbudeen, Sous Chef, Slices Catering Services Dubai  
Silver  Arun Thiyagarajan, Sous Chef, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City  
  Hospitality Excellence :- Chef de Partie of the Year  
Gold  Krishna Koirala, CDP, TIME Grand Plaza Hotel  
Silver Saurabh Ringola, CDP, Delta Hotels by Marriott, Jumeirah Beach  
  Hospitality Excellence :- Demi Chef of the Year  
Gold Dennis Habab Ragunton, Demi Chef, Dusit Thani Dubai  
Silver  Indika Padmakumara, Demi Chef, Address Downtown Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Commi Chef of the Year  
Gold Gangadhar Battu, Commis Chef, Pai Thai, Jumeirah Al Qasr  
Silver Lyka Tuvera, Commis Chef, Paramount Hotel Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Kitchen Steward of the Year  
Gold Gobinda Goswani, Asst. Chief Steward, Radisson Blu Hotel DDC  
Silver  Sooban Rasheed, Kitchen Steward, Address Sky View Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Kitchen helper of the Year  
Gold Henry Chima Nwaigwe, Steward, Dusit Thani Dubai  
Silver  Sagar Ranivallu, Kitchen Steward, TIME Oak Hotel and Suites Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Hidden Gem of the Year (Kitchen)  
Gold Sony Maharjan, Commis Chef, The Duck Hook and Hillhouse Brasserie, Dubai Hills Golf Club  
Silver Marby Ladero, Ex. Admin to Chef, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Entrepreneur Chef of the Year  
Gold Richard Cueva, Chef Artist, Caesars bluewaters Dubai  
Silver  Simone De Vivo, Executive Chef, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Rising Star Chef of the Year  
Gold Ashish Kumar, Head Chef, Ellora by Vikas Khanna Dubai  
Silver  Reginald Odiegwu, DCDP, Delta hotels by Marriott Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Lifetime Achievement Award  
Gold  Christopher Lester, Executive Chef, Caesars bluewaters Dubai  
Silver Muchie Masunungure, Executive Chef, Soul Hospitality Restaurant Dubai  
  Hospitality Excellence:- Food Blogger of the Year Award  
Gold Bader Najeeb, @chef.b  
Silver Fathima Abdulla, The_fatimablejournal  
  Judges Choice Awards  
  US Beef Export Federation Culinary Partner of the Year- Company
  Ronai Non Food Supplier of the Year
  Arla Pro Food Supplier of the Year
  UPFIELD New food Supplier of the Year
  Sudhakar Gupta, GM, IFFCO Chef Supporter of the Year- Individual
  US Poultry & Egg Export Council Industry Supporter of the Year
  Picco Alapatt, Executive Chef, Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay Executive Chef of the Year
  Christophe Prud'homme, Executive Chef, Crowne Plaza Dubai Lifetime Achievement Award
  Mohamad Chabchoul, Executive Chef, Grand Millennium Business Bay Young Achiever of the Year
  Saneesh Varghese, Executive Chef, The Oberoi Dubai Culinary Leader of the Year