The William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT students recently competed in the Chefs Guild Culinary Art Competition (2019) which was held at BMICH and our students won 4 Gold, 4 Silver and 9 Bronze – Total of 17 medals. William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT students went into battle against thousands of industry professionals and held their nerve with outstanding performances.  

The competition was conducted over three consecutive days and all participating students from William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT outshone industry representatives as they showcased their talents in practical live culinary and beverage competitions. Congratulations to our champion team that consisted of the following students:

Sachini Thilochana Nawalage – 2 Gold and 3 Bronze medals

Beenu Ratnayake – Gold

James De Silva – Gold

Dedunu Gunathilaka – Silver and Bronze

Nimhara Mohottala – Silver

Savidya Aryaratne – Silver

Madhurya Dissanayake – Silver

Alexander Gnanaskandan – 2 Bronze

Christian Pieris – Bronze

Liza Abeyratne – Bronze

Thivara Fernando – Bronze.

Congratulations and a very big thank you must go to the William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT lecturers (Michelle De Silva, Gayan De Silva, Harshana Mayakaduwa, Thamadi Shashinika, Shameera Hettiarachchi, Harsha Makalanda and Shehan Wijesundara) that mentored the students by imparting their skills and knowledge whilst creating excitement and passion leading up to and during the competition.  Thank you to the Chefs Guild of Lanka for organizing such a wonderful event and we look forward to the next competition where we hope to guide more students to step up and shine!