Dusit Thani College, Pattaya City Center, swept awards from “AIHM Mixology Contest 2022”, a contest held by AIHM. The criteria to win the awards were creativity, distinctiveness, and the competitors’ aptitude.
This contest was divided into 3 categories which were Mocktail (non-alcoholic, up to 20 years of age), Cocktail for Amateur (must not be employed as a bartender), and Cocktail for Professional. There were 3 rounds for all competitors, starting with online audition. The candidates submitted original recipes and photos to be considered by judges. Each category allowed 5 candidates from all over the country to the second round. The Semi-final round challenged the 5 qualified candidates to make real drinks from the submitted recipes and 3 out of 5 competitors were welcomed to the last round. In the final round, the 3 finalists were invited to present their creation to the judges while ingredients were provided for the mystery round.
Here is the list of award winners from Hotel Management Program of Dusit Thani College, Pattaya City Center, under coaching by Ajarn Metanee Mahaprom, the lecturer of Hotel Management Program:
- Sudarat Mola, student, winning the 2nd runner-up award in Mocktail
- Phisacha Disawat, student, winning the 3rd runner-up award in Mocktail
- Ammarawadee Chaiyo, lecturer, winning the 1st runner-up award in Cocktail (Amateur)
- Sakaochai Wongsuwan, student, winning the 3rd runner-up award in Cocktail (Amateur)
Dusit Thani College is ready to support and encourage students for joining all ranges of competitions such as cooking, dessert making, flower arrangement, fruit carving, mixology, and food and beverage services both in national and international levels. The college has been participating in many competitions so far and “make professions by professionals”, giving students the first step to be professionally successful in the future.