22 chefs and cooks graduate from the Seafood Cuisine diploma course with a Fundazucar’s scholarshipFundazucar
22 chefs and cooks graduate from the Seafood Cuisine
diploma course with a Fundazucar’s scholarship
With a scholarship granted by the Guatemalan Sugar Industry through the Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar-, 22 chefs and cooks from the Tulate village in San Andres Villa Seca, Retalhuleu graduated from the Cuisine of the Sea diploma course. Tulate is located 213 km South from Guatemala City.
The diploma course was given by the Technical Institute of Training and Productivity -Intecap- in alliance with the municipality and the Ministry of Economy.
The “Seafood Cuisine” Diploma was held to expand the gastronomic offer of hotels, restaurants, and dining rooms in the beach area as a tourist attraction and thus provide added value.
The 22 chefs and cooks from 3 hotels and 7 restaurants in the Tulate beach area learned innovative recipes for the preparation of dishes with products from artisanal fishing, they were also trained in good manufacturing practices and marketing of the finished product.
In the graduation ceremony that took place this Tuesday, May 24th, representatives of Fundazucar, Ingenio Palo Gordo, Ministry of Economy, Inguat, Intecap, San Andres Villa Seca Municipality and the Tulate Community Development Council participated.
The “Seafood Cuisine” Diploma is part of the plan to support the reactivation of the economy in the beach area of the South of Guatemala. The Economic Development Strategy for Fishing and Gastronomic Tourism has expanded the gastronomic offer of hotels, restaurants, and dining rooms in the beach area of the municipalities of Iztapa and Sipacate, Escuintla; Chiquimulilla, Santa Rosa; and San Andres Villa Seca and Champerico, Retalhuleu.