Meet Paul Răhăian, European Young Chef Award 2019 finalist from Sibiu, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019.
25 years old and with a strong passion for cooking, Paul Vlad Răhăian is the young talent who will represent Sibiu, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019 at the European Young Chef Award 2019 that will be hosted by South Aegean, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019, in Rhodes, on 22-24 October.
As a child, Paul loved watching his grandmother cooking in his natal village, and ever since he knew he wanted to become a cook. After studying at the textile high school in Sibiu, he decided to nourish his passion and 5 years ago he completed a 2 months cooking course in a training centre in Sibiu. Soon after he started working as a beginner cook.
Paul’s dream is to complete his studies with a college degree in gastronomy and to start working for a Michelin star restaurant in Romania, whenever there will be one.
About the European Young Chef Award
The European Young Chef Award 2019 is a competition organised and promoted by the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT) in collaboration with South Aegean, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019.
The European Young Chef Award gathers finalists of regional contests from around Europe to present and exchange knowledge about traditional dishes and local food products from their regions and then compete proposing their innovative reinterpretation of traditional recipes, judged by star chefs and international experts.