3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

1. a group photo to welcome the arrival of guest-of-honour YB Dato’ Nolee Ashilin bt. Dato’ Mohammed Radzi, Perak State Executive Councillor & Chairperson for Tourism, Arts & Culture (in black top)

Three hundred participants took up the challenge to be the best waiter/waitress in the 3rd IPOH International Waiters Race hosted at the Lost World of Tambun, Ipoh. The race, organised by Malaysian Association of Hotels (Perak Chapter) was flagged off by guest-of-honour YB Dato’ Nolee Ashilin bt. Dato’ Mohammed Radzi, Perak State Executive Councillor & Chairperson for Tourism, Arts & Culture.

3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

2. fire-eating performance

This year’s race, which was also divided into three categories, managed to attract six entries from Japan and seven from Medan, Indonesia. Other participants were from the rest of Malaysia, besides Perak. Major hotels in Ipoh were represented.

3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

3. Classic Tray (male) flag off

Raced over a distance of 1.1km around the Lost World of Tambun theme park, winners were determined based on speed and steadiness of hand, as judged by the water level in the two glasses and a bottle of water.

3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

4. a participant in the Classic Tray (male category) crosses the finishing line

The three categories were Classic Tray (opened to professionals working in hotels), Sportive Tray (for quick service waiters and waitresses as well as students in hospitality institutions) and Fun Tray (opened to the public).

3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

5. entertainment provided by the Lost World of Tambun crew

Here are the results:

Classic Tray (Male)
1st Prize – Burhan B Matli (Seri Pacific KL)
2nd Prize – Muhamad Adznan B Fozie (Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands)
3rd Prize – Mohd Tarmizi B Lah (Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments)

Classic Tray (Female)
1st Prize – Erna Kashnini Jamili (Pullman Hotel Kuching)
2nd Prize – Tangesuaran A/P Pachiappan (Pangkor Coray Bay Resort)
3rd Prize – Nafisah Bt Rusli (Hotel Intercontinental KL)

Sportive Tray (Male)
1st Prize – Pirto Hasan (Healy Mac’s Irish Pub & Restaurant)
2nd Prize – Thum Yoon Shen (Reliance College)
3rd Prize – Ray Myat Aung (Healy Mac’s Irish Pub & Restaurant)

Sportive Tray (Female)
1st Prize – Thorn Sreymao (Healy Mac’s Irish Pub & Restaurant)
2nd Prize – Rhysa Vejiga (Healy Mac’s Irish Pub & Restaurant)
3rd Prize – Tamarai Selvi A/P Sugumaran (Royal Ipoh Club)

Fun Tray
1st Prize – Burhan B Matli
2nd Prize – Saravanan S/O Thankveloo
3rd Prize – Muhammad Razif Ramli

Lucky Draw
Grand Prize – Philips 40″ Full HD LED TV (Muhamad Faiz B Ariffin)

Samsung Blu Ray 3D DVD Home Entertainment System (Chris Wong Wai Wah)

Panasonic Microwave Oven (Najihafara Bt Ahmad Kamal)

3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

6. entertainment provided by the Lost World of Tambun crew, and emceed by Reuben Nagarajan of Matchbox Events (R)

Prizes:
Classic Tray (Men & Ladies)
1st prize: RM2,000
2nd prize: RM1,000
3rd prize: RM700

Sportive Tray (Men & Ladies)
1st prize: RM1,000
2nd prize: RM800
3rd prize: RM500

Fun Tray (Men & Ladies)
1st prize: RM500
2nd prize: RM300
3rd prize: RM200

Event: 3rd IPOH International Waiters Race
Venue: The Lost World of Tambun, Ipoh
Date: 24th May, 2015
Time: 9am

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