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Judges 2024

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Aalaa Redha Abbas

Communications & Brand Manager, Movenpick Hotel Bahrain
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Fadl Adib

General Manager, Elite Seef Residence & Hotel
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Ryan Rene P. Advincula

Marketing Manager, Crowne Plaza Bahrain
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Zahraa Ahmed

HR Business Partner, Asdal Gulf Inn
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Sarosh Aibara

Chief Operating Officer, Elite Hospitality Group
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Zainab Akbar

Food Blogger @thefoodmenu.bh
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Picco Alapatt

Executive Chef, The Gulf Hotel, Bahrain
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Hameed Ali

General Manager, Gulf Hotel Bahrain
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Bader Alkhalifa

Chief Communications and Sustainability Officer, Beyon
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Noof Alshekar

Founder, NSbyNoof
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Khalifa F. Alzayani

Chairman of Faieq Alzayani Company
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Kumar Ashwani

General Manager, Asdal Gulf Inn - Seef
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Skander Ayari

Hotel Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
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Adnan Aziz

Managing Director, Dadabhai Travel
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Mojda Banahi

Marketing Manager, Infracorp
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Guven Basturk

Co-Founder & Director, ORLA
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Manuela Brode

General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Bahrain Bay
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Noof Kassim Buallay

Socialite
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Javier Camón

Director of Marketing, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Marie-Berengere Chapoton

General Manager, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain
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Riccardo Cocco

General Manager, The Merchant House
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Sunuj Deen

Director of Operations, The K Hotel, Bahrain
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Lauren Dowdy

Regional Marketing Manager - Middle East & Africa, McLaren Automotive
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Petr Dubsky

General Manager, The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa
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Philipp Economou

General Manager, InterContinental Bahrain
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Aydin Eker

Director of Operations, Hilton Bahrain
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Andre Erasmus

General Manager, Hawar Resort by Mantis
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Fifi

Blogger @hungryfifi
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Tamer Farouk

General Manager, Hilton Bahrain
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William Fily

Director of Food & Beverage, The Ritz Carlton Bahrain
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Thomas Flindt

General Manager, Sheraton Bahrain
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Celine Fontenay

Director of Spa, Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain
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Anastasios Fragkopoulos

Founder, El Greco W.L.L.
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Sammy Gani

Cluster General Manager, The Westin and Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain
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Nicolas Gardier

General Manager, Downtown Rotana
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Dona Maria Gemayel

Founder, Dona’s Wonders
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Rasha Ghoul

Director of Human Resources, Ritz-Carlton Bahrain
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Steeven Gilles

Director of Culinary, Amriya Group
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Tugce Goksel

Public Relations Director, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
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Anwar Hajjar

General Manager, Wyndham Grand Manama
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Charbel Hanna

General Manager, Crowne Plaza Bahrain
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Ilhan

Director of Sales & Marketing, Hawar Resort By Mantis
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Maryam Jahrami

Director of Marketing, PR & Events, GBL Marketing
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Nayla Janahi

TV Presenter
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Mike M. Jawad

General Manager, Grand Swiss-Belhotel Waterfront Seef
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Ali Jawadi

Lifestyle Blogger @alijawadi77
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Mehmet Kalay

Hotel Manager, Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour
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Neil Keane

Audi Bahrain
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Evlin Khalifa

Miss Universe Bahrain 2022
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Hessa Al Khalifa

CEO, Curiously Hungry Co. WLL
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Sabine Khalil

Vice President, Marketing, AMEX (Middle East) B.S.C. (c)
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Dr Debbie Kristiansen

General Manager, Exhibition World Bahrain - Presented by ASM Global
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Hitesh Kumar

Assistant Financial Controller, Asdal Gulf Inn
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Nadeem Kunwar

Partner, 24N Sports Academy
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Emmanouil Kyriakidis

Director of Food & Beverage, InterContinental Bahrain
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Richard Mackay

Chief Operating Officer, Palmyard
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John Maguire

Executive Headmaster, British School of Bahrain
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Ghazi Matrook

Business Development Director, The Domain Hotel & Spa
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Benoit Metanomski

General Manager, Movenpick Hotel Bahrain
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Ahmed Metawei

Assistant Food & Beverage Manager, Al Bander Hotel & Resort
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Pankaj Mishra

General Manager, The Domain Hotel and Spa
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Ahmed Mokhtar

General Manager, Al Bander Hotel & Resort
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Chantel Moore

General Manager, Conrad Bahrain Financial Harbour
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Matt Morgan

General Manager, Ferrari Bahrain
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Kate Moskwa

Principal, Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School
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Majd Mousa

F&B Manager, Downtown Rotana
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Mahmood Mukhtar

Deputy General Manager, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain
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Vinod Nair

Front Office Manager, Al Bander Hotel & Resort
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Ali Namdar

General Manager, HR & Training, Elite Hospitality Group Bahrain
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Nadine Nasser

Marketing Manager, Wyndham Grand Manama
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Iryna Okopova

Associate Director of Marketing, Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain
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Wasi Adeel Pasha

Director of Sales, Grand Swiss-Belhotel Waterfront Seef
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Cristalyn Pastrana

Complex Director of Marketing, The Westin City Centre Bahrain
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Martin Perrin

Chief Operating Officer, Samhaan Holding Company
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Farah Rabea

Founder, The Social Diary
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Branimir Radosavljevic

General Manager, SUSHISAMBA
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Younis Ramadhan

Executive Chef, The Diplomat Radisson Blu
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Marifhel Ramirez

Guest Experience Manager, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Jason Rodgers

General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
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Kevin Rowe

F&D Manager, Hilton Bahrain
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Ahmed Safar

F&B Manager, Grand Swiss-Belhotel Waterfront Seef
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Hussain Samahiji

General Manager, The K Hotel, Bahrain
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Yamil Santiago

Director, International Hotels Bahrain
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Colin Sattar

General Manager, Bentley and Lamborghini Bahrain
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Priya Shankar

Cluster Director of Marketing, InterContinental Bahrain
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Mohammed Shirazi

Director, Bahrain Jewellery Centre
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Joergen Sodemann

Executive Chef, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain
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Mahmoud Soliman

Operations Manager, Wyndham Grand Manama
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Julie Sprakel

Chief Operations Officer, ARKEDU
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Monica Tellez

Executive Sous Chef, Downtown Rotana
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Nicola Thirsk

Socialite
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Thibault de Vries

General Manager, Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain
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Simon Watson

Principal, St Christopher's School, Bahrain
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Sarah Zahabi

Blogger @simplysweet.sarah
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Victor Zanotti

Executive Chef, Reef Resort
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Dana Zubari

Co-founder, Tru Activ, Cycling Bees, and Lettuce Run