Award-winning treats at Vikings
DUBBED as the largest buffet in the country, Vikings introduced the standard of class and style in dining.
Aside from their mouth-watering food, enjoy and be amazed by the massive, elegantly structured, and lavish architecture of their dining areas that can be found in the different branches of Vikings all over the country.
Just recently, Davao media and some bloggers were treated with Viking’s award winning dishes.
The dishes were the winning entries of Vikings Davao in the Davao Culinary Cup 2016 held at the activity center of SM Lanang Premier last June 16 to 18.
The event was a gathering of the best chefs in town, culinary masters, and other individuals who have great passion in cooking.
Viking Davao’s Mangosteen Barbecue Crusted Molmol in Sea Urchin Butter Sauce won bronze medal in the local fish and seafood category.
They used a Parrot Fish then simmer it with Mangosteen Sauce and served it with Sea Urchin Butter Sauce.
Their entry that consisted of different Filipino cuisines took home the gold medal in the savory category.
It was no brainer that the dish won as one gets to enjoy the taste of Ginataang Sitaw, Kalabasa at Sigarilyas, Chicken Pianggang, BringheNegra, and Bangsilog Spring Roll.
The “My Own version of Eggs Benedict” entry also won a bronze medal in the Creative Breakfast category.
The dish is composed of pandesal topped with egg, fried kangkong, salted egg with kesong puti, with some salads serve with kinilaw sauce and honey.
Lastly, on their Pasta Entry, the Lasagna Mignon dish got the bronze medal.
Those savory and appetizing foods were prepared by chefs Wilhelm Quirante, Aldrian Saraña, and Ramel Solano (Gold, Filipino Cuisine Challenge); Vincent Georpe (Bronze, Local Fish/Seafood, Individual); Ray Angelo Galura (Bronze, Creative Breakfast); Edwin Manabat (Bronze, Pasta Category).
The culinary competition aims to improve the standards in culinary excellence and its professionalism.
The event was also organized to give students even the professional chefs an avenue where they can show off their talents and skills in the kitchen.
Vikings is located at the ground floor of the Fountain Court area of SM Lanang Premier, Lanang Davao City.