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Week 2 of CHATA’s Stay Home Academy

Willemstad, April 14, 2020 – After a successful first week of the CHATA Stay Home Academy, CHATA has added more virtual workshops, both practical and theoretical, to keep you busy, improve your abilities and add new skills. The workshops are given by a variety of CHATA Members and Partners ready to showcase their skills.

Last week, everyone had a chance to participate in virtual interactive workshops with Fabian Pava from Café Barista, Luigi Chavarria from La Vie en Rose and Wesley MacDonalds from Caña Bar & Kitchen. The workshops included, how to make an excellent coffee, how to bake your own pumpkin loaf cake and cocktail 101, all of which were very well received and highly complimented.

The second week of CHATA’s Stay Home Academy will include the following:

Tuesday April 14, 2020

The first workshop of the week will start you off with a healthy cooking class with Angelique Schoop from Angelica’s Kitchen. Together with Angelique, you can learn how to make her healthy Black Bean Salad, Raw Tamarind Ketchup, Italian Lentils and Vegan Burger from 4PM – 4:45PM.

Later that day from 5PM – 5:30PM, you can participate in the Heineken Draft Star Training. During this workshop, you will learn the 5 basic steps to present a perfect Heineken; rinse, pour, skim, check & serve, with Sigurd de Wind from Brandsimex.

Wednesday April 15, 2020

Starting at 10AM, Carlos Anthonij from Deli Nova will provide a Cobb Grill Training, in which he will teach you how to grill a perfect salmon on the cobb grill.

To finish off the day, Albert Vink from Licores Maduro will give an entry-level training, focused on the basics of Whisky.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The workshops will start a little later on Thursday, with a 3:30PM – 4PM Salentein Wine Workshop provided by Valeska Boom from Brandsimex. This Salentein Wine workshop will have a focus on the pioneers at Argentina with a Dutch touch.

Right after the Wine workshop, Fabian Cleopa from United Distributors will enlighten you with a Vodka Workshop from 4:30PM – 5:30PM. Fabian will explain where it all began, Russia, Poland and the West, how it is made, the Ingredients, Distillation and Adaptation.

Friday, April 17, 2020

To conclude the second week of the CHATA Stay Home Academy, Ashiq Nanhekhan from Deloitte will give an interesting webinar on Cyber Security from 10AM – 11AM.

If you’re interested in participating in any of the abovementioned workshop, please register at, you can also find more information on the CHATA Facebook Page. Stay tuned for more of CHATA’s virtual workshops.

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