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