21 teams, 14 countries, one trophy. The team that inspired the most innovative revolution in high tea and emerged the ultimate champions of the world’s toughest Global Tea Championship, the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge 2015, is Team Museum Art Hotel, New Zealand! We congratulate Laurent Loudeac & Camille Furminieux on a brilliant performance!
An inspiring journey that culminated in a thrilling victory clenched by Team Museum Art Hotel from New Zealand! The passionate and evocative presentation by the innovative duo Laurent Loudeac & Camille Furminieux had our judges excited and eager to witness the inspiring revolution in tea! They are the winners of the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge 2015! Congratulations from the Dilmah Family.
Dilmah Global High Tea Champion – The Leaf and Artisan Trophy
Team – 8 – New Zealand ’13 Museum Art HotelLaurent Loudeac & Camille Furminieux
The Leaf & Artisan Challenge Trophy, symbolizing the pre-eminence of nature – in the form of the leaf – in all aspects of the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge, and the role of the artisan, in making the finest tea and in reimagining tea for a new generation. The trophy features a topaz, a Sri Lankan gemstone that is geld in the palm of the artisan, reflecting the precious nature of the two leaves and bud. This award is presented for perfection in relation to respect for tea, and tea inspiration across food, beverage and service criteria in the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge.
1st Overall Winner
Team – 21 – Hong Kong – Hong Kong Cricket Club
Jason Chan Yee Chiu & Ho Wing Hong
1st Overall Winner, for outstanding achievement in maintaining respect for tea and the criteria defined in the Dilmah Real High Tea Global Challenge in relation to tea, food, the combination of both and tea inspiration in all aspects.
2nd Overall Winner
Team – 14 – Chile – Café Turri
Cristian Gomez & Catalina Venegas
2nd Overall Winner, for excellence in maintaining respect for tea and the criteria defined in the Dilmah Real High Tea Global Challenge in relation to tea, food, the combination of both and tea inspiration in all aspects.