Wasaku World Challange- Top 6 finalist Basanta Rai ( Winner)ihmcollege
“This is not just my victory, its a victory of Nepal and all Nepalese chefs. I believe that it will encourage next generation who are willing to work in this field.”- said Chef Basanta Rai, finalist of Wasaku World Challenge.
Chef Basanta Rai was one among 199 participates from 41 countries who were interested in Japanese cultural food. There were participates from America, Brazil, Kuwait, China, UAE and Europe as well. Chef Basanta Rai took over all of them and stated himself as top 6 finalist. Due to pandemic, competition for final was cancelled. And all top 6 were declared as winner.
He made a proud moment for all Nepalese chefs. He opened the door for many Nepalese Chefs working in a Japanese Cuisine. He had set a trademark that Nepalese chefs are also capable of competing others traditional cuisine with a set standards.