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KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’

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Riyadh: KWAR (Karavali Welfare Association Riyadh) successfully conducted their much awaited annual event ‘Karavali Food Festival’ on the February 5, 2016.

A total of 11 teams participated in the mega event which was held in Riyadh. A huge crowd gathered in despite the cold and chilly weather.

The mega show began with the traditional lighting of the deepa (lamp). KWAR Ex President Ramesh Shetty was on the dais along with Acting President Santosh Shetty, Gen Secretary Nelson D’Souza, KWAR Treasurer Shashidhar Haridas, Cultural secretaries as well as other Executive members of the KWAR managing committee.
KWAR Acting president Santhosh Shetty welcomed the dignitaries, guests, sponsors and participant teams and audience.

P.M. Bhaskar, Umesh Shetty and Nitin Kukkuvalli managed the stage well
with their running commentary as well as wit and humor to enthrall the guests.

Following this, it was time for the 5 judges, who are champions in their respective fields and have wide knowledge of Indian and continental cuisines to select the Best Dish, Best Ethnic (Karavali oriented) Dish, and the Best Veg dish from 30 to 40 different varieties of prepared food samples.

They also had the herculean task of selecting the Best stall, the Best Presentation as well as the Best hygienic stall among the 11 participating stalls. True to their Expertise in these time tested fields, the final judgment was unanimous and the following teams were declared the Winners of KWAR’s mega Event ‘Karavali food festival’.

1. Best Dish :Spandana by Ashwini
2. Best veg Dish: By Smitha Haridas
3. Best Ethnic Dish: Nama Moole -Barsa
4. Best Hygiene: AKR SUVAD by Aangan Konknichen
5.Best Presentation : Nama Moole Barsa
6.Best Decorated stall : Nama Moole Barsa

All the winners were awarded memento and gifts as well as Certificates.

The other participating teams Magic Chef , hot & Spicy, Puli Munchi, Ruchi & Aliyankaro Hotel were well appreciated and awarded with gifts and Certificates.

The four judges who adjudicated the whole event were Shaikh Ahmed from Al-Marai, Chef Kayamuddin, Chef Chetan, Gopal Shetty – MASA

 KWAR Executive Members Suresh Suvarna, Jayakar Poojary, Prasanna Rao, and Mahesh Hegde escorted the judges during the competitions. The crowd gathered was on their feet when the children of KWAR members danced to the tune of PM Bhaskar’s well composed Karavali Tulu song related to the food festival. It was fun and food all the way. 

The gathered crowd was also very happy to take part in the raffledraw with many prizes, with a top prize of LCD Color TV, which was won by one of the members. The special attraction of the KWAR Food Festival was Ring-o-Ring, a game which was well handled by KWAR’S Ring master Bhaskar Salian.

There were some special guests in the crowd, notably Pushpa Raj from the Embassy of India and MASA (Mangalore Association of Saudi Arabia based in Dammam) President Shri Narendra Shetty.

Main Sponsors of the event were Mazola Oil, Al Kadesia Clinic, OTE (Othman Trading Est), Tajmahal Group of Restaurants, AL Mass Restaurant, Guthu Restaurant, Xpress Money, Country Club & McDonalds. Individual contributions were made by Executive members.

All the sponsors and VIP Guests were honored with a flower bouquet.
Acting President Santosh thanked all the sponsors and judges for their whole hearted support to the Charity work taken up by KWAR. All the guests were honored with a flower bouquet.

The gates were well managed by Victor Dsouza, Alfred Fernandes & Ashwath Rai.

The eye-catching photography was ably handled by Iqbal, Subhash and Chetan.

KWAR General secretary Nelson D’souza thanked all the sponsors, members, participants, guests, judges, executive members who toiled hard for the grand success of the food festival and all those who directly or indirectly supported the KWAR cause.

The festivities ended around midnight with the reciting of the National Anthem.

 

 

KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’
KWAR successful hosts annual ‘Karavali Food Festival’

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