MSU culinary team makes Most Outstanding Modern Asian Cuisine Restaurant at BOTC
12 October 2018

Thirteen medals, nine diplomas in Battle of the Chefs 2018 make a proud victory for Management and Science University (MSU)

Management and Science University (MSU) savours yet another year of success at the biennial Battle of the Chefs (BOTC).

It was a feast of feats in a war of woks as MSU bagged nine Diplomas and thirteen medals comprising ten Silver and three Bronze at the Battle of the Chefs 2018.

Displaying the school's culinary chops, heaping on the gastronomic accolades, was the sizzling hot competition served up by five of the Silver wins resulting in MSU being declared the Most Outstanding Modern Archero Asian Cuisine Restaurant at the 17th BOTC
The five contributors are Chef Areff Adli Fabil, Chef Azmir Razwan, Chef Juliana Salehudin, Shufri Johari, and Azizul Jamaludin. 

The rest of the Silver haul were contributed by Amin Ariff Misdar, Haikal Qayyum Fakhruddin, Muhammad Husaini Abdul Talib, Muhamad Akhimulah Husni, and Nurul Fadhillah Ahmad Fakhry, respectively taking pride and prize in their Duck, Chicken, Sweet Sensations, and Plated Dessert creations.

Plated Dessert brought in a Diploma to MSU through Muhammad Azrin Mazlan, whilst both Hani Maisarah Abd Halim and Nur Dayana Mustafah flaunted equal flair and flamboyance in Confectionery to also win a Diploma each. Also finishing with Diplomas, wok-ing up a storm with their Fish and Seafood, were Chef Mohd Syazwi Asna Mazlan, Nurfarzana Ridzuan, Fairul Aqmal Azam Noor Azam, and Muhammad Noorhaziq Mohd Nasir.  

In Chocolate Work, a Diploma each went to Chef Zulkifli Md Yusof and Khaidhir Hakeim Idris, whilst Muhammad Nur Asyraf Sahbana took the Bronze. Two of MSU’s three Bronze from BOTC 2018 were bagged by Mohd Adha Mohd Idrus @ Ahmad Lutfi and Muhammad Najmuddin Maula Mohd Sa’hed, respectively for their Lamb and Beef.

Battle of the Chefs is the state of Penang’s 5-Star event endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Society (WACS). More than 1,500 chefs from all over the world vie for the top honours across 65 competition classes at the SETIA Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition (SPICE) Arena. Junior MSUrians taking part this BOTC are on the Bachelor and Diploma programmes in Culinary Arts and also Bachelor in Patisserie Arts (Honours).

MSU Diploma in Patisserie Arts

 Management and Science University (MSU) has been winning at BOTC since its first entry into the competition circuit. MSU’s culinary students continue to hone their skills against international talents across the gastronomy industry, whilst members of its culinary alumni go on to sterling careers worldwide.