This February, the stage is set for a whole new dimension of SuperChef Chennai - In addition to attracting Chennai’s chefs to its fifth annual cook-off, the city’s food enthusiasts will be treated to an exciting ‘Food Carnival’. Madras Cosmopolitan Ladies Circle 38 brings to you SuperChef Chennai 2017, the fifth edition of its highly successful cook-off, this February. This pioneering, annual event, held for the first time in 2013, is back with the comfort of the familiar, and the excitement of the new! The two-day, high profile, cooking competition is slated for the weekend of February 4th & 5th 2017. This year also,the classic cook-off, which has rightfully earned its reputation as a tradition of sorts, will be preceded by the SuperChef Chennai Food Carnival. This food extravaganza will present an exclusive offering of out-of-the-box food vendors to Chennai foodies on February 4th at Amir Mahal grounds, Royapettah. The event is sponsored by Cardia Life and The Park Hotels, Chennai.
SuperChef Chennai Cooking Contest
SuperChef Chennai 2017 is a city-wide cooking competition for amateur cooks. The contest includes two categories for cooks to display their culinary skill. The general category (individual) is open to men, women and children (aged above 15) with a passion for cooking. The Junior SuperChef category is open to children aged 10-14 years. The contestants are invited to win the hearts of the judges with their pre-cooked specialty dish at the preliminary round on 4th February at The Park Hotels, Chennai. Twelve finalists from each of the four categories will then be put to the ultimate test of cooking live on February 5th, 2017, with their ardent supporters cheering on! The live cook-off round will throw open a surprise ingredient box, and a SuperChef pantry with undisclosed contents, all in front of the media’s and the celebrity judges’ watchful eyes. The creator of the most original and creative dish, that succeeds in impressing the celebrity judges, will win the coveted title of SuperChef Chennai 2017. Entrusted with the difficult task of judging are the esteemed and accredited panel of judges, comprising The Park’s Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Chef Ashutosh and team, along with the celebrity chefs such as Chef Vicky Ratnani of NDTV Good Times and Chef Sanjay Thumma of ‘Vahrevah’ fame. Up for grabs are grand prizes in each category, such as exotic holidays for two at The Park hotels, as well as high-end kitchen appliances and gift hampers galore.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: Registration for this event closes on January 31st, 2017.
SuperChef Chennai Food Carnival
True to our promise of creating a bigger and better event in 2017 , this year too, we are planning the SuperChef Chennai Food Carnival on February 4th 2017. To be held at royal Amir Mahal grounds at Royapettah, this spacious, outdoor venue will be the perfect backdrop for our exclusive offering of out-of-the-box food vendors to Chennai foodies. There will be approximately 40-45 food stalls, with sufficient seating capacity for eating. We promise Chennai’s food lovers a tantalizing treat of exotic food from across the world, ranging from Malaysian Nasi Goreng and Thai Tom Kha Kai, to Australian barbeque, Japanese Ramen and Swedish kladdkaka cakes. And all this in addition to the old favorites with a twist from a small town mess, as well as Parsi and Burmese caterers. Be prepared for a gastronomical ride around the world! If you aren’t yet spoilt for choice, you will be with the offerings of our our home cooks and previous SuperChef winners and participants, who will add their home-cooked specialities to the menu! An entry fee will filter the crowds to an expected footfall of 4000 pax. The event has been receiving the overwhelming support of Chennai’s food lovers, celebrities, and the public as well. Our #EatCookGive Campaign has been trending on social media- with our celebrity brand ambassadors like Arvind Swamy, Khushboo, Arya, Karthi, Vishal and Srikant from the Tamil film industry, Balaji and Murali Vijay from the Indian cricket team, as well as other stars of the sporting world including Somdev Devvarman, Dipika Pallikal, Dinesh Karthik, Jyoshna Chinnapa and Vishwanathan Anand, showing support for our event by donning the SuperChef branded aprons and chef’s hats. All proceeds go to charity, in the form of support to long-standing health and education projects.
About Ladies Circle
Ladies Circle is a non-political and non-sectarian organization made up of the wives of members of Round Table. It offers opportunities for serving the community, for fostering and strengthening friendships between like-minded young women and helps create a better understanding of the obligations one owes to the society. The Ladies Circle movement first came to India in 1968.
Our very own Circle, Madras Cosmopolitan Ladies Circle 38 has members from varied professional and non-professional backgrounds who get together and engage in community service activities.
About Round Table 94
Round Table is a unique organization of young achievers driven by aims and objects of community service, self-development, fellowship, and fostering international relations. Round Table India’s primary goal is to educate underprivileged children.
Madras Cosmopolitan Round Table 94 (MCRT 94) is an active member of Round Table India and was chartered in 1989. Like the other tables of Round Table India, 100% of the funds raised by MCRT 94 goes directly to funding the various community service projects as the tablers themselves absorb all the administrations costs.
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Sanjeevi Nala Nilayam, the long term project of MCRT 94 is a primary health care centre jointly run in association with Ford India and is located in Maraimalai Nagar opposite the Ford factory. The primary function of this centre is to offer free medical services to the 40 villages around the area. The centre is 15 years old and has handled more than 3.8 lakh patients thus far providing them with quality primary health care at absolutely no cost. Apart from this, the health centre has a strong community involvement holding various specialty medical camps and other programmes covering education, environment, hygiene and awareness. It is a model corporate NGO partnership.