Mumbai, 30th August 2023 The city has recently experienced one of its one-of-a-kind culinary shows,‘Wonderchef Kitchen Queen,’ attended by over 300 home chefs and food enthusiasts at Infiniti Mall Mumbai. The participants from across the city and age groups presented their unique and healthy festive delicacies to Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who also judged the show.
The ‘Wonderchef Kitchen Queen’ cooking contest, organized by premium kitchen appliances brand Wonderchef, saw an impressive turnout of Home Chefs, each vying for the prestigious title by presenting their culinary creations prepared using innovative techniques such as air-frying, baking, and steaming. The anticipation was palpable as Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, accompanied by the Wonderchef team, carefully sampled and assessed each pre-cooked dish, evaluating them based on an array of essential parameters – health quotient, taste, innovation, and presentation.
The competition showcased a brilliant display of culinary artistry, and the ultimate title of ‘Wonderchef Kitchen Queen’ was awarded to Mrs. Vaishali Poojari, whose dish, titled Steamed Modak, encapsulated the essence of health-conscious and flavourful cooking. Close behind, Mrs. Divya Gupta secured the runner-up position, stunning the judges with her skillful preparation of the cake and cookies —a testament to her culinary innovation and mastery.
Reflecting on the event, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor said, “The ‘Wonderchef Kitchen Queen’ cooking contest showcased the remarkable culinary talents of our participants. It was inspiring to witness their dedication to both health and innovation, which are the two essential aspects of modern cooking.”
The crowned winner, Mrs. Poojari, while expressing her elation, said, “Participating in ‘Wonderchef Kitchen Queen’ has been a personal milestone for me. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s feedback has inspired my culinary passion and drive.”
In addition to his role as the discerning judge, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor offered participants his invaluable insights and personalized guidance to elevate their culinary skills. This element of mentorship emphasized the event’s commitment to inculcating culinary passion and promoting wholesome cooking practices.
At the heart of the event was the celebration of health-conscious cooking at home, a philosophy that resonated with each dish presented. The judging criteria encompassed Health Quotient, Taste, Innovation, and Presentation, reflecting the dedication of the contestants to crafting dishes that not only delighted the palate but also adhered to mindful cooking practices.