Dubai Chefs joined hands with USA Pears and achieved a New Guinness World Record. A total of 120 Chefs from all over the UAE joined the 12 teams from Jumeirah Creekside, Radisson Blu Hotel DDC, Madinat Jumeirah, Le Meridien Airport, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Crown Plaza Shaikh Zayed Road, Waldorf Astoria DIFC, DoubleTree by Hilton JBR, Bakemart, Emirates Flight Catering, Caesars Bluewaters Dubai ,Sarood Hospitality and the team of students from International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai (ICCA) produced a total of 2,209 USA pear pies, and displayed them in one line. The old record was 1,608 pies. Chef Uwe Micheel, president of Emirates Culinary Guild and culinary advisor for Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek said: “It was a great feeling to see the Adjudicator and Auditors come up with the final count of 2,209 USA pear pies. Representatives from all the supporting suppliers were also present at the event.
Chef Uwe explained that the production was overseen by a team of inspectors from the Dubai Municipality Food Safety led by Sultan Ali Al Taher, head of the inspection section food control department. The Auditor Team from Grant Thornton UAE was led by Khaleel Essa.In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, all the pies have been picked up by Sahem for Hope and distributed to three different labor camps in Dubai and Sharjah.