Tourism Faculty Academic Staff Member Gains Success at International Level

Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Tourism, Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department academic staff member Chef P?nar Barut won a silver medal at the Cake International Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show which took place in Birmingham between 4-6 November 2016.

The world renowned “Cake International Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show” hosted 1800 participants from various countries, demonstrating their skills in different categories. Barut came second and was rewarded with a silver medal in the “Novelty Cake- Novel Design” category which hosted 45 participants. Formerly, Barut won a bronze medal at the Cake International Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show in “Figure” category which took place in Birmingham in 2011, in 2012 her unique “Wedding Cake” design won another bronze medal and a gold medal in the “Novel Design” category at the international contest. In addition, Barut was rewarded with another gold medal in 2015 with her cake design in the “Novel Design” category.

Barut won another bronze medal in 2012 at the Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show in the “Novelty Cake” category and a silver medal in the same category in another contest which took place in London. Barut is currently an academic staff member of the Tourism Faculty teaching Kitchen Management and Advanced Pastry courses.

Source: Eastern Mediterranean University.