Not Merely A Cook, But A Maestro

OTTIMMO-Ottimmo International Mastergourmet Academy has completed the first graduation of Diploma III program successfully. There were 95 students graduated in a magnificent occasion in Fairfield, Marriot Hotel, Jalan Mayjen Sungkono, Surabaya, on Saturday, July 29. The graduation was attended by the founder of Jawa Pos, Dahlan Iskan, giving precious lessons to the graduates. Ottimmo International…

One Special Morning with Mr. Dahlan Iskan

Ottimmo have special guest on Friday, 28 July: Mr. Dahlan Iskan! Mr. Dahlan came to Ottimmo this morning and did some sports with us. He even became Ottimmo personal trainer! 🙂       After that, Mr. Dahlan visited Ottimmo facilities and tried some cuisines specially made by Ottimmo chefs. He enjoyed them very much and…

Ottimmo Students Finish 2017 Even Semester

OTTIMMO–All students of Ottimmo International have finished their second and fourth semester in 2017. Their studies ended last weekend after two weeks of busy schedules. They have long holiday until August 2017. In the end of their second and fourth semester, the students have two kinds of exam, Final Exam and Final Project. Both look…

SMKK Mater Amabilis Sweeps Medals In Session 3

OTTIMMO–SMKK Mater Amabilis takes all medals of Ottimmo International Culinary Competition Session 3, on Saturday, May 20. There were five teams from this school and all of them win the first place to the fifth place.   The members of the first winning team were Isadora Harum, Vincentius Anthony and Regina Clara. The got the…

Cooking is Always Useful Anytime

OTTIMMO– In Ottimmo International, there are a lot if students who have other routines besides learning at campus. They also do their activities based on their talents and potentials. One of the students with great achievements outside campus is Maria Yolanda Wenur.   The student of Baking & Pastry Class, who will finish her fourth…

Culinary Challenge Enters Final Phase

OTTIMMO–Ottimmo International Culinary Challenge is reaching its final phase after a week ago the eighth phase was completed. At the moment, there are only six students remaining in the contest among fourth semester students and they will have a showdown this week.   The remaining students in Culinary Challenge are Alvin Liady, Antonio Sanjaya, Widodo…

Cleanliness is Absolute

OTTIMMO— When we talk about cooking, the commoners will naturally think of the taste and the presentation. They are indeed the simplest parameters to judge a dish. However, there are some other parameters which are more important.   One of the important aspects which is prioritized in Ottimmo International, besides the taste and the presentation,…

Sushi Ends Asian Culinary Lessons

OTTIMMO—The lessons on Asian culinary arts was ended with Japanese food. For the whole week, the students have learned to cook Ramen, Yakisoba and Sushi.   For the last few weeks, second semester students have learned various Asian dishes, from Indian, Korean, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Malaysian and Indonesian food. After finishing the lessons on…

Communication Plays Crucial Role for Chefs

OTTIMMO – Chef as a profession is not only about the skill of cooking in the kitchen. More than that, a chef needs to have other skills to support their performance in the kitchen. In Ottimmo International Mastergourmet Academy, the students do not only learn to cook various dishes in the world. They also learn…

Chef Yono: Believe in Your Dreams

OTTIMMO — Few weeks ago Ottimmo International welcomed a special guest: Chef Widjiono Purnomo, CFBE, CEC, or known as Chef Yono. Chef Yono is the founder of Yono’s Scholarship Foundation, a foundation founded in New York that concerns about education in culinary academy. He came to Indonesia to scout young talents in culinary to be given scholarship. Chef Yono,…