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EMU Faculty Member and Expert Pastry Chef Pınar Barut Won the Gold Medal

EMU Faculty  Member  and  Expert  Pastry  Chef Pınar Barut Won the Gold Medal
Published Date: Thursday, 20 December 2018

Eastern  Mediterranean  University  (EMU) Faculty  of  Tourism  and  Hospitality, Department  of  Gastronomy  and  Culinary Arts  Faculty  Member  and  Expert  Pastry Chef Pınar Barut won the gold medal at the Villeroy & Boch World Culinary  and  Pastry  Cup  lately  held  in Luxemburg.

Barut competed at the quadrennial Villeroy & Boch World Culinary and Pastry Cup that is considered as the most difficult culinary competition in the world. At the competition, in which many teams and individuals from 5 continents and 75 countries competed, Barut earned the gold medal by winning first place in the “Pastry Artistic” field.

In her statement, Barut said: “I am extremely happy  for  winning  the  gold  medal  that  I missed in the last years. Mostly, I am proud of representing EMU and TRNC”.

Pınar Barut

Pınar Barut

In his statement, EMU Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Dean Prof. Dr. Hasan Kılıç said that he previously mentioned Barut’s potential for setting a higher standard at the competition  and  that  this  victory  did  not come as a surprise.

Mentioning  that  their  aim  is  to  achieve the  same  success  at  the  World  Culinary Olympics in 2020, Prof. Dr. Kılıç said: “We are  certain  of  Barut’s  upcoming  success.

When they announce the results, her victory will  not  be  a  surprise”.  Lastly,  Prof.  Dr. Kılıç thanked EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam  for  EMU’s  moral  and  financial support in enabling their attendance in such international competitions and events.