Colombo, May 10 (NIA) – Judge of ‘MasterChef Australia’, George Calombaris will arrive in Sri Lanka next month to take part in events organised by Cinnamon Life – Colombo’s premier lifestyle mixed development project.
In a statement released by the Cinnamon group it said that Calombaris will be in Sri Lanka from 8 to 11 June 2017, giving a lucky few an exclusive opportunity to dine, learn and interact with the globally reputed chef.
Cinnamon Life – Colombo’s life capital, envisioned as an icon for Sri Lanka is one of the most ambitious projects in the region in terms of scope, design and the exclusive lifestyle it promises to deliver. The event featuring George Calombaris is a prime example of this lifestyle. During his visit, George Calombaris will tour the island and experience Sri Lanka via the vibrantly inspired Cinnamon properties around the island.
A leading chef and restaurateur, George Calombaris owns 10 restaurants in Australia, including The Press Club, Gazi, Hellenic Republic and his souvlaki bar – Jimmy Grants. However, he is best-known in Sri Lanka as the most popular judge from the TV series- MasterChef Australia. During his stay in Sri Lanka, he will reveal his professional culinary skills and knowledge, and his penchant for being an entertainer, which is manifested by his favourite catchphrase, ‘Boom Boom, shake the room’!
His cuisine is inspired by his Greek and Cypriot heritage, which gives him a unique advantage, which is evidenced in the fact that he was adjudged Chef of the Year – 2008 by ‘The Age Good Food Guide’.
His exciting itinerary while in Colombo features two authentic Greek dinners curated by the chef himself and a High tea event in which he shall participate at. Besides this, he will also hold a highly coveted Masterclass for cooking enthusiasts. A charity auction will also be held by Cinnamon Life, at which the popular chef will be ‘auctioned’ for charity to the highest bidders who can enjoy an exclusive lunch with him. A testimonial to his popularity is his wide social media fan base, which consists of 332,000 fans on Facebook and 120,000 followers on Twitter and 174,000 on Instagram.
Commenting on his upcoming visit, George Calombaris said, “I am really excited to visit Sri Lanka and look forward to experiencing its legendary spices and flavours. I am especially looking forward to meeting Sri Lankan fans of ‘MasterChef Australia’ who are already familiar with what makes me tick! I am grateful to Cinnamon Life for making this visit possible.”
In turn, Roshanie Jayasundera Moraes, Chief Marketing Officer – Cinnamon Life, added, “This is one among many popular and entertaining celebrity appearances that will be hosted by Cinnamon Life. As an iconic hub that will integrate the scope and magnificence of Colombo and its growing aspirations, Cinnamon Life will lead the way with enhanced experiences and promote a concept of inspired living.”