28 chefs and cooks from the beach town El Chapeton graduated in Gastronomy based on seafoodFundazucar
28 chefs and cooks from the beach town El Chapeton
graduated in Gastronomy based on seafood
The Guatemalan Sugar Industry, through its Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar-, supports the economic and tourist reactivation of the South of the country, therefore in alliance with the Ministry of Economy -Mineco- and the Municipality of Chiquimulilla, Santa Rosa, they carried out the diploma: Gastronomic Diversification.
28 chefs and cooks graduated from 13 hotels and restaurants in the beach town of El Chapeton, Chiquimulilla, located 154 kilometers (96 miles), southeast of Guatemala City, who learned innovative recipes based on seafood from the region to expand the gastronomic offer for tourists visiting the place.
The objective of the training program is to support economic reactivation by offering added value to tourists through the processing and transformation of products from artisanal fishing, as well as to acquire knowledge in good manufacturing practices, cold chain management and marketing of the finished product.
Chefs and cooks will continue their training at the Guatemalan Technical Institute for Training and Productivity -Intecap- with a scholarship for the Diploma “Seafood Cuisine” granted by the Sugar Foundation as part of the inter-institutional alliance, which promotes a strategy for the promotion local economic.