PICC chefs take three weeks to prepare for 2,000 people


Hot work: Hamdan (second from left) and his team preparing dishes in oversized woks for the Bersatu AGM at PICC.

Hot work: Hamdan (second from left) and his team preparing dishes in oversized woks for the Bersatu AGM at PICC.

PUTRAJAYA: Chefs at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC) took three weeks to prepare food for the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s annual general meeting.

Chef de cuisine Hamdan Ahmad said his team cooked for about 2,000 people for each meal, which was prepared in a kitchen the size of a football field.

The dishes included spicy meat in coconut gravy along with bread and butter pudding which, he said, was PICC’s speciality.

The delegates said it was an overall good experience, with members enjoying the speeches, debates and also the meals.

Some noted that the meals were a way for members to bond in their first AGM as a ruling party.

Mohd Shah Hamka, 35, said the buffet was a simple affair.

“The food provided was just for us to fill our stomach. The main priority is for us to spend time together and talk about issues,” said the tower crane operator who came from Johor Baru.

Bukit Bendera Srikandi chief Che Intan Abdul Kadir, 43, said the food was not lavish but still delicious.

“It was more or less the same as the last time (at the AGM). It’s very nice and tasty,” said the businesswoman.

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