Chef Rama, First Rwandan to Win at Gorilla Highlands Silverchef

Chef Ramadhan Sindayigaya first competed at Gorilla Highlands Silverchef in 2017 at BirdNest Resort – Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda). Not only did Chef Rama take a top-five position, he contributed an unforgettable testimonial from the contestants’ adventure park experience. When he applied for the 2018 edition of Silverchef he wasn’t an employee of Akagera Game Lodge…

16 to Battle for the Silver Hat

The wait is over… 16 brave chefs will represent 16 great establishments from 3 amazing countries at Gorilla Highlands Silverchef 2018. Yes, most excitingly, the Democratic Republic of Congo will join the competition for the very first time! The weight to represent this great nation will be carried by Ihusi Hotel from Goma, while the…

Silverchef 2018: Invitation pour interconnecter et concourir

TÉLÉCHARGER EN PDF Contexte L’initiative de Gorilla Highlands (GH) est un projet pour globalement marquer et promouvoir la region transfrontalière partagée par le Rwanda, l’Ouganda et la République Démocratique du Congo. Au lieu d’une courte escale pour voir les gorilles de montagne, nous voulons la positionner comme une region qui a tant à offrir et…

Silverchef 2018: Invitation to Network & Compete

DOWNLOAD THIS AS A PDF Background The Gorilla Highlands (GH) initiative is a project to globally brand and promote the transboundary region shared by Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Instead of a short stop-over to see mountain gorillas, we want to position it as a region that has a lot to offer…

Silverchef 2017 Delights, Secrecy to Challenge the Best in 2018

Twelve chefs and dozens of tourism industry leaders from Uganda and Rwanda came to BirdNest Resort – Lake Bunyonyi last weekend to see who would win the coveted silver hat. There could be only one winner of the regional cooking competition, but an unlimited number of friendships, partnerships and business connections were to be made. That is the…

Best Chef & Winning Recipe

Levi Kato, 36, who won at Gorilla Highlands Silverchef 2016, wanted to be an accountant. But when he went to inquire about studying that he befriended a man from Soroti, Ariano Francis. Francis was from a family with strong connections to Uganda Wildlife Authority and opened Levi’s eyes: tourism was the industry with biggest potential….