Diplomats join food award judges

Lyna Mohamad

Pondok Sari Wangi Seafood Restaurant in Jerudong played host to Brunei Food Awards (BFA) panel of judges yesterday.

Joining the judges were Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Brunei Darussalam U Htin Lynn and spouse Daw Hnin Hnin Ko as the special judges.

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Cambodia to Brunei Darussalam Hok Sophea, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Brunei Darussalam Dr Sujatmiko, Ambassador of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Brunei Darussalam Phonethavy Boutdara, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to Brunei Darussalam Christopher B Montero, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Brunei Darussalam Wanthanee Viputwongsakul, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Brunei Darussalam Tran Van Khoa, Deputy High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam Raymond Chow and Charge d’Affaires at the Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam Nadia Azuranbinti Mohd Nudri were also present.

The event began with restaurant manager Ridwan Horas delivering welcoming remarks and briefing the guests on the menu.

Pondok Sari Wangi Seafood Restaurant in Jerudong is participating in the Best Seafood Restaurant and Best Seafood Dishes categories.

Ridwan noted that Pondok Sari Wangi Indonesian Restaurant in Gadong will also be participating in Best Indonesian Restaurant category.

Ambassadors and Brunei Food Awards judges at Pondok Sari Wangi Seafood Restaurant in Jerudong. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI