Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and official airline partner of Taste of Sydney, crowned Harry Stockdale-Powell, from Bouche on Bridge, winner of the Taste the World competition in Sydney on 12 March.
Taste the World award is presented to the chef who best epitomises Etihad
Airways’ food philosophy, which aims to provide remarkable culinary experiences
throughout the entire guest journey. Each chef entry was judged independently
by an expert panel which comprised an Etihad Airways Inflight chef, a Taste
expert and Sydney-based food media. Harry
Stockdale-Powell will receive return flights and accommodation courtesy
of Etihad Airways to participate in the competition’s global final – Taste of
Abu Dhabi – in November 2017. He will compete at the Etihad Airways Taste the
World Theatre, representing Sydney and Bouche on Bridge.
winning Taste the World dish at Taste of Sydney was Wallaby skewers with a
spiced cashew sauce, which featured wild Tasmanian Wallaby tenderloins
marinated and cooked over charcoal and served with a spiced cashew sauce.
Harry Stockdale-Powell, Executive Chef at Bouche on Bridge said: “It's an honour to be chosen as Taste
the World winner this past weekend. I can't wait to represent Taste of Sydney
at the finals in November, and I'm stoked to be showcasing the best Australian
produce in Abu Dhabi.”
Pierce, Vice President Marketing and Partnerships, at Etihad Airways, said: “Etihad Airways is thrilled to see Harry Stockdale-Powell win the Taste the World
Award. He demonstrated innovative cooking
techniques and use of ingredients to create a truly remarkable dish. We look
forward to welcoming Harry to our home at
Taste of Abu Dhabi in November.
Airways draws inspiration from the best restaurants and emerging chefs from
culinary capitals worldwide, and serves cuisine both on the ground and in the
air with the style and sophistication that has become synonymous with the
Etihad Airways brand.”
Justin Clarke, Director of Taste Festivals Ltd, said: “We are delighted to be in partnership with Etihad Airways.
Their commitment to being the world’s leading culinary airline is both exciting
and a testament to the logical brand fit between Etihad Airways and Taste
Festivals. We look forward to working with Etihad and the Taste the World
winners as they continue to inspire and innovate.”
Reason, Etihad Airways Inflight Chef,
commented on the elite competition: “The level of originality showcased by all chefs as part
of Taste the World is something to be celebrated. I commend them for their
culinary merits and their inspirational passion for the profession. I am very
much looking forward to the finals in our home, Abu Dhabi, later this
Airways operates a total of 42 weekly flights from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to Abu Dhabi, where passengers can connect to onward flights to
more than 100 destinations worldwide.
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