Chef Oscar Orbe was the winner of the Chef de Arroz del Año (Rice Chef of the Year) 2011 competition, an event assembled by the USA Rice Federation. Some of the most important chefs in the Mexican Caribbean tourist industry participated.
The well known executive chef of Hacienda Tres Ríos Riviera Maya received the highest scores from the panel of judges, made up of acclaimed members of the gastronomy industry, for the preparation, flavor and presentation of a main dish comprised of rice as the main ingredient. The dish also was to contain healthy items such as vegetables, fruit, and high protein ingredients.
The contest was hosted by the Universidad Tecnológica Riviera Maya and its objective was to highlight traditions of different cultures through gastronomy. Prizes included cash and gifts.
Hacienda Tres Ríos Riviera Maya congratulates Chef Oscar Orbe for this, his most recent award. His colleagues are proud of his leadership, commitment, contributions and his brilliant career, which all help to make Sunset World one of the best vacation experiences in the Mexican Caribbean.
Congratulations Chef Oscar!