Best Chef Oman competition to promote Omani cuisine
Aug 26, 2013

Muscat, Oman, 26 August 2013—Omanexpo, in association with Oman’s celebrity chef Issa Al Lamki, is organizing Best Chef Oman, the first culinary competition for traditional Omani cuisine.

The competition is a revolutionary concept in Oman, bringing to fore the best of local culinary talent, skill and expertise and a showcase of gastronomical Omani fare. It seeks to tap and showcase the talent of Oman’s present crop of aspiring as well as professional cooks. It will offer food enthusiasts various and interesting local dishes from participants who will be competing in a test of creativity and innovation through style, technique and presentation.

Chef Issa Al Lamki is a pioneer in the local culinary industry and well-known for his expertise in cooking the most appetizing dishes—from simple fare to fine cuisine.

Food & Hospitality Oman exhibition manager comments “We are pleased to undertake this novel concept in cooperation with Chef Issa Al Lamki. We are confident that Best Chef Oman will be a success, as we are providing not only a creative and training platform for the industry, but a venue to encourage educational opportunities among food and beverage enthusiasts and business opportunities as well.

He adds that this in line with the company’s objective to promote and cultivate local talent.

Best Chef Oman will happen simultaneously with the 8th Food & Hospitality Oman exhibition at the Oman International Exhibition Center from September 2 to 3. Food & Hospitality Oman is the biggest annual event for the food and hospitality sector in the Sultanate and will be the most comprehensive yet.

Interested parties may call Issa Al Lamki at 96911140 or Omanexpo at 24660124 or send email to