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K. Wah Group Holds the First-ever “K. Wah Master Chef 2016” Contest Engaging Staff to Compete with Culinary Skills for the Title Honour of “K. Wah Master Chef”

(Hong Kong, 10 April 2016) – K. Wah Group (the “Group”) has been upholding its commitment towards “Building the Future with Passion” for more than six decades in Hong Kong. In order to strengthen the sense of belonging among its staff and enhance positive energy in the community, the Group invited staff from its four core businesses to participate in the first-ever "K. Wah Master Chef 2016" Contest held yesterday. The fun-filled activity aimed not only to inspire staff to take advantage of their skillset and originality to prepare special culinary delights, but also to bring them together to exchange cooking ideas and forge friendships, thereby developing their unique talents beyond work.

The Group’s four core businesses participating in the Contest included K. Wah International Holdings Limited ("KWIH", HKEx: 0173), Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited ("GEG", HKEx: 0027), Stanford Hotels International Holdings Limited and K. Wah Construction Materials (Hong Kong) Limited ("KWCM"), each of which delegated three cooking teams totalling twelve teams to showcase their cooking hands. The contestant teams spared no efforts to demonstrate their superior creativity and unrivalled team spirits to create wonderfully unique dishes. The five shortlisted best teams then competed in the finals and ultimately the team "Michelin Number One" from KWCM won the prestigious honour of the inaugural "K. Wah Master Chef".

Twelve strong teams from the four core businesses of K. Wah Group are actively preparing to compete for the top five places in the Final Round of “K. Wah Master Chef 2016” Contest.

The “K. Wah Master Chef 2016” Contest invited a heavyweight panel of judges, including  Mrs Bettina Lui, spouse of Mr Alexander Lui, Executive Director of KWIH; Mr Alan Tso, Chief Financial Officer of KWCM; Chef Leung Fai Hung, Executive Chinese Chef of InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong; and Chef Chan Chek Keong, Executive Chinese Chef of StarWorld Macau. 

The heavyweight panel of judges of “K. Wah Master Chef 2016” Contest includes Mrs Bettina Lui (second from right), spouse of Mr Alexander Lui, Executive Director of KWIH; Mr Alan Tso (second from left), Chief Financial Officer of KWCM; Chef Leung Fai Hung (first from right), Executive Chinese Chef of the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong; and Chef Chan Chek Keong (first from left), Executive Chinese Chef of StarWorld Macau.

The judges have shortlisted five best teams to take on the challenge of “K. Wah Master Chef 2016”.

Bartenders from Tiffany’s New York Bar at InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, a five-star hotel under K. Wah Group, coach K. Wah colleagues on how to mix Tiffany’s signature drinks during an intermission of the “K. Wah Master Chef 2016” Contest.

K. Wah Master Chef Voting Contest is held on the spot in order to add more fun and excitement. The staff gets a chance to vote for the team that will win the “K. Wah Master Chef 2016” honour.

 

 

The inaugural K. Wah Master Chef goes to the team “Michelin Number One” from KWCM. Mrs Bettina Lui (first from right), spouse of Mr Alexander Lui, Executive Director of KWIH, presented the Championship prize to the team.