• Monday, June 24, 2024
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GB Foods, Wavecrest College partner to mark African culinary, hospitality

GB Foods, Wavecrest College partner to mark African culinary, hospitality

GB Foods and Wavecrest College of Hospitality have partnered to celebrate African culinary mastery and the hospitality industry.

A week-long activity was organised to mark the event including a hospitality awareness walk, where Wavecrest students shared party jollof and Bama sandwiches with locals, showcasing the essence of African hospitality.

Speaking at the event, Vincent Egbe, CEO of GB Foods Nigeria, emphasized the importance of accessibility, affordability, flavour, nutrition, consistency, convenience, and quality in Nigeria’s food revolution.

The event, themed ‘African Hospitality: 50 Years and Beyond,’ held recently in Lagos was also organised to mark Wavecrest College 50 anniversary.

The ‘Chef Battle,’ a culinary competition, was the week’s highlight. Contestants created innovative dishes using Gino and Bama products.

Winners included Lagoon Institute for Hospitality Studies students, CMK Culinary School, and Wavecrest College among others.

A boot camp provided additional skills in food photography, makeup artistry, personal branding, and social media management was also organised for participants.

The week also included a games day and outreach activities to underserved communities. The grand finale featured an Open Day and Food Fair, welcoming 305 secondary school students, families, and friends to enjoy Gino’s offerings.

The event highlighted career opportunities in hospitality and showcased the partnership between GB Foods Nigeria and Wavecrest College, which are leaders in Nigeria’s vibrant culinary and hospitality industry.

Insights from industry experts such as Trevor Ward, managing director of the Lagos-based W Hospitality Group and chairman of Hotel Partners Africa and Ona Offiaeli, operations manager at Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Estate among others were also shared after an engagement session.