The son of Dilmah Founder, Merrill J. Fernando and Director of the Dilmah School of Tea (www.schooloftea.org)- the first international school of tea, with sessions in Colombo, and in partnership with the Institute Paul Bocuse, also in Ecully, France.
World Association of Chefs' Societies (WACS) Education Director and Award Winning Lecturer in Culinary Arts and Food Technology at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Respect for tea and its integration into a tea inspired Christmas presentation – up to 25 points
Christmas themed flavours – up to 15 points
Creativity with regards to Tea, Gastronomy & Mixology – up to 25 points
Inspirational personal tea story – up to 20 points
Creative, synergetic and effective use of more than 1 variety of Dilmah tea will grant up to 15 points