The third World Top Gourmet Awards 2019 and first World Top Tourism Awards 2019 was held recently to honour personalities and organisations in the food & beverage and tourism industries. It was also to help the country boost its economy by increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through tourism besides attaining the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 target of 30 million foreign visitors and RM100 billion in earnings.
In the Gourmet Awards segment, a total of 84 recipients were presented with awards for their respective outstanding achievements. These were in the categories of Outstanding Restaurants, Outstanding Master Chefs, Outstanding Gourmet Personalities and Organisations.
“We hope that this platform could help to recognise Food & Beverage (F&B) operators who have contributed to the industry,” says Peggy Choong, President of the World Top Gourmet Awards.
“Also, we hope that all F&B operators can gather to network and empower each other to continue the passion and set higher benchmarks to serve worldclass cuisines in Malaysia and in areas where they operate,” she adds.