On October 23rd, The Reefs’ very own Sr. Chef de Partie, Pitchacaren Mardaymoothoo competed in Bermuda’s Rising Chef of the Year 2013 contest. The single elimination tournament gives each chef only 25 minutes to create a dish from scratch and features a mystery basket filled with unknown ingredients that must be used in the dish.
We sat down with Chef Pitcha to learn about his cooking style and asked him to share his recipe for the competition.
TR: Chef Pitcha, how long have you been working at The Reefs and where are you originally from?
CP: I have been working at The Reefs for 4 wonderful years and I hail from the Maritious Islands off the east coast of Africa.
TR: Wow, you have traveled a long way to get here! How long have you been in the culinary industry?
CP: I started working in the food industry when I was 18 years old.
TR: What are a few of your favorite ingredients to work with and why?
CP: I love working with fresh vegetables. You don’t need to do …