Hotel Novotel Varun Beachis the venue of the event
The Hindu Metro Plus Cookery Contest-2013 will be held at Hotel Novotel Varun Beach from 9.30 a.m. on Saturday. The competition has created a lot of buzz among women in the city, who are pulling out all the stops to present their best dish.
Last year, the competition received an overwhelming response from amateur cooks in the city, who came to participate with some of their finest dishes and innovative ideas in terms of presentation. This year, the event has received an even better response.
The competition is open to women above the age of 18 and there is no entry fee.
Reminder of rules
Each participant can submit only one dish in vegetarian / non-vegetarian / dessert categories. Participants must cook the dish at home and present it at the venue between 9.30 a.m. and 10.30 a.m., with their own accessories for presentation. No cooking will be permitted at the venue. Entries brought after 11 a.m. will not accepted or judged. The recipe of the dish should be neatly typed or written and submitted to the organisers. The participants should write their name, age, e-mail ID, and phone number on the typed recipe.
The following are the judges for the event: Sai Leela, HoD - Home Science, St. Josephs’s College for Women, R. Ravi, principal, Food Craft Institute, B. Kumidini, lecturer, Food Craft Institute, N. Parthasarathi, lecturer, Food Craft Institute, Bharat Varma, GM, Senora Beach Resort, Ramesh, chef, Senora Beach Resort, Kishore Reddy, principal, Sun International Hotel Management College, Uday, faculty, Sun International Hotel Management College, Pushpa Latha, chef, Vizag School of Tourism and Management, and Pankaj, chef, Ramoji Film City.
The first prize winner in every category will receive a voucher for one night and two-day stay, including breakfast, at Hotel Novotel Varun Beach. The second and third prize winners will receive meal vouchers for two for lunch or dinner.
There will be three prizes and three consolations in each category. Please avoid bringing children or other family members due to space constraint.
The event is being sponsored by Sri Vamsi, MVS Jewel Park, Business Unlimited, Gitanjali Jewels, Chaitanya Decors, Hirawats, Kankatala Silks, Fenesta Windows, Kamal Watch Company, Phillips Electronics Ltd, CMR, Novotel Varun Beach, and Agarwal Home Comforts.