Meet the Competitors

Thomas Pflaume

Thomas Pflaume

Executive chef
Crowne Plaza Heidelberg City Centre

We are a really good team, love our job and are really proud to be a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group and Crowne Plaza.
It is an honor for us to be selected to represent our team and to convince you of our natural professionality.

Erik Koppenhofer

Erik Koppenhofer

Commis de cuisine
Crowne Plaza Heidelberg City Centre

We are a really good team, love our job and are really proud to be a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group and Crowne Plaza.
It is an honor for us to be selected to represent our team and to convince you of our natural professionality.

Stefanie Stamm

Stefanie Stamm

Restaurant manager
Crowne Plaza Heidelberg City Centre

We are a really good team, love our job and are really proud to be a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group and Crowne Plaza.
It is an honor for us to be selected to represent our team and to convince you of our natural professionality.

Katrin Sailer

Katrin Sailer

F&B Supervisor
Crowne Plaza Heidelberg City Centre

We are a really good team, love our job and are really proud to be a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group and Crowne Plaza.
It is an honor for us to be selected to represent our team and to convince you of our natural professionality.

Nadia Frisina

Nadia Frisina

Executive chef
AAM art’otel amsterdam

Winner of best western chef CPE Four season Beijing 2014

We cook with love and we will win because we combine the passion for the food with our love for art

Mirko Bischeri

Mirko Bischeri

SR Sous Chef
AAM art’otel amsterdam

Works for many years in best venue around Italy and Europe including Micheline stars restaurant

Remco

Remco

F&B manager
AAM art’otel amsterdam
Niet bekend

Niet bekend


AAM art’otel amsterdam
Roeland martens

Roeland martens

Chef
Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South

Ervaring en kennis is dat wat ik met jullie kan delen. Smaak en beleving is het word voor succes. Ik hoop jullie te laten zien en jullie te laten genieten op deze mooie dag.

Jelmer van den Berg

Jelmer van den Berg

Chef
Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South

Graag wil ik mij culinaire talend laten zien en jullie laten proeven. Ik ben een vakidioot die graag zijn passie en beleving op het bord laat zien. De koken is mij passie die ik graag met jullie wil delen. En deze wedstrijd tot een succes wil laten brengen.

Iris de Jong

Iris de Jong

Service
Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South

I am a Food & Beverage supervisor.I love to give the guest a good experience. For me the most important thing is that guest have amazing evening. I hope with European Culinary Trophy to show my experience en make people happy!

Sander van Meel

Sander van Meel

Bartender
Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South

I’m a experienced bartender with unique flavour combinations. I always like to try new things, discover new flavours, trends, spirits, food, presentations. Getting new idea’s with mine colleagues. Together you work better! Why we winning... More excitement then u ever expect! Unique flavours & service.

Sebastiaan Veenhuizen

Sebastiaan Veenhuizen

Chef kok
Holland Casino Amsterdam West

I really like to participate on cooking competitions. I always want to deliver the wow effect. The most off our F&B team is new in the casino, so it is a good chance to achieve the same goal together, and to accomplish a good team spirit

Thomas Bijl

Thomas Bijl

Chef de Partie
Holland Casino Amsterdam West

I am a young talented cook, and I always wanted to participate in a competition.

Tobias Oostveen

Tobias Oostveen

Shiftleader Food & Beverage
Holland Casino Amsterdam West

My ultimate goal is to deliver experiences that are remembered by making contact in a way that suits the guest. My goal when I provide hospitality is to achieve that my guest wants to return due to the high level of service provided. That personal touch in combination with my passion for Food & Beverage will make us win the match of this year!

Raquel Rodriguez Cortes

Raquel Rodriguez Cortes

Kelner
Holland Casino Amsterdam West

I am a very passionate waitress, and like to improve myself on a daily base. I love food and wine and enjoy making creative food and wine pairings. We’re going to win because we are a young, dynamic and talented team

Rob kapiteijn

Rob kapiteijn

Chef de cuisine
Apollo hotel Amsterdam

Classic french dishes are simply the best

Wim Essers

Wim Essers

Sous chef
Apollo hotel Amsterdam

Love fresh fish, especially local products.

Lucien Finklenberg

Lucien Finklenberg

Maitre d Hotel
Apollo hotel Amsterdam

Service heb ik hoog in het vaandel.

Sabrina Abdelmalak

Sabrina Abdelmalak

Chef de rang
Apollo hotel Amsterdam

Zeer open, gastvrij en leergierig.

Bob Crouwel

Bob Crouwel

Keuken
Crowne Plaza Schiphol

Zeer open, gastvrij en leergierig.

Floris van Deursen

Floris van Deursen

Keuken
Crowne Plaza Schiphol

Zeer open, gastvrij en leergierig.

Martijn Lagenkijk

Martijn Lagenkijk

Bediening
Crowne Plaza Schiphol

Zeer open, gastvrij en leergierig.

Jarco Haasnoot

Jarco Haasnoot

Bediening
Crowne Plaza Schiphol

Zeer open, gastvrij en leergierig.

Ricky Veldhuisen

Ricky Veldhuisen

Sous chef
Het Amsterdamse proeflokaal

Iben Ricky, 31 jaar oud en
mijn passie voor koken is
ontstaan toen ik 6 jaar oud
was. Mijn specialiteit is
gevogelte en sauzen.
Ik wil winnen omdat ik niet
van verliezen hou en ons
graag op de horecakaart zet!!!

Gabriel Besems

Gabriel Besems

Chef de partie
Het Amsterdamse proeflokaal

My name is Gabriël, I’m 23
years old. I finished my studies
2 years ago. Since then I wanted
to start cooking on a higher
level. Specialties of mine are
producing sauces and
maintaining a high quality
service.
On the side I also have a passion
for fish, which I love to work
with. I want to win this
competition to grow further in
my carreer.

Loraine van Eersel

Loraine van Eersel

Assistent manager
Het Amsterdamse proeflokaal

My name is Loraine, I’m 25
years old. I started working in
the hospitality 10 years ago on
the side and always had affinity
with the industry. 4 years ago
after my marketing and
communication study I decided
to commit fully to the
hospitality industry and make it
my fulltime job. With wine trips
and food tastings my passion
started growing and till this day
it still does. With this
competition I’m in it to show
my knowledge and give it my
all.

Thomas Bekker

Thomas Bekker

Floormanager
Het Amsterdamse proeflokaal

begonnen als 15 jarige in de bediening van BurgGolf Zoetermeer - opleiding Mondriaan Mbo gastheer / leidinggegevene stage gelopen bij Carlton Beach & Restaurant Upstairs daarna Savarin Rijswijk en nu Proeflokaal Amsterdam

Arjan Buwalda

Arjan Buwalda

Head Chef
HI Amsterdam

Now 8 years executive chef in the Holiday Inn Amsterdam.
I am looking forward to next competition in 2016, last time we became second of which we were very proud of.

Annika Dekker

Annika Dekker


HI Amsterdam

I was trainee last year in the Holiday Inn, afterwards I graduate I stayed here because it is great to work here.
I participate with the ECT because I will discover the competition element and want to gain experience.

Arthur van Goor

Arthur van Goor

Hospitality team
HI Amsterdam

7 years in the Holiday Inn and responsible for the F&B department.
Enjoy to participate next year contest.
Like to show these guest during the competition our great service as we have in our own hotel.

Saloua Belarbi

Saloua Belarbi

Hospitality team
HI Amsterdam

I am 22 years old and living outside of Amsterdam, work already 3 years in the Holiday Inn Amsterdam.
I was there this year 24 of February, I enjoyed so much and looking forward to the next contest.

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