CULINARY TECHNIQUES GUIDE WAS PRESENTED IN ECUADOR
Quito, April 13 2018. – Nestlé Ecuador, a company committed to the gastronomy sector, in alliance with the World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs) and the Ecuador Chefs Association presented the portfolio “Culinary Techniques Guide”. The purpose of this portfolio is to improve the quality and application of culinary methods in the country.
The launch event, took place in Quito and was presided by Cornelia Volino, Worldchefs Secretary General, Pablo Campana, Minister of Commerce and members of the Ministry of Tourism, as well as represents of Peruvian and American embassies.
The Culinary Techniques Guide contains basics cooking methods that standardize the teaching of local gastronomy. This book will be delivered for free to students and teachers of 80 gastronomy schools in Ecuador. Also, it will be distributed and applied in 17 Latin-American countries.
Ecuador is the first country where this project has been developed. It is important because it has international standards for food safety that are recognized by the WHO (World Health Organization). This document will be available on the website of the Ecuador Chefs Association www.asochefsecuador.com , Nestlé Ecuador and gastronomy schools.
This Project is aligned with the Nestle Professional purpose of enhancing quality management of future professional chefs. For Edgar Dominguez, Nestle Professional BEO, the objective of this guide for Ecuador is to ensure the progress of the education in the area of Ecuadorian gastronomy, in addition to promote tourism.
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