The winner of the Ipoh International Waiters’ Race (IIWR) 2015, to be held on Sunday, May 24 at Lost World of Tambun, will get to represent Malaysia at international competitions, fully sponsored by Tourism Perak.
Dato’ Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi, Executive Councillor for Tourism and Culture revealed this to reporters during a press conference at the State Secretariat Building, Ipoh recently.
“We have participants from Singapore, Indonesia and Japan taking part in this year’s race. The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) is hosting this event for the third time, in a row,” she said.
Participants will compete in three categories namely, Classic Tray, Sportive Tray and Fun Tray. According to Patrick Ong, the president of MAH, Classic Tray is for professional waiters who work in hotels. Sportive Tray, on the other hand, is for waiters from fast-food diners and students. The third category, Fun Tray, is for members of the public.
Entry fee for participants is as follows: Classic Tray RM50 while for Sport Tray and Fun Tray participants will be charged RM30 each.
For details on the race, visit IIWR’s official website at: www.ipohwaitersrace.net.