On account of the International Women’s day, JITO Ladies Wing, a city-based NGO is scouting out culinary talent at their Grand Finale of Zaayka presents Jito Master Chef, at ITC Grand Chola Chennai, today. The cook-off will be presided by celebrity chef Padmashree Sanjeev Kapoor who will later host a Fusion Cuisine Cookery session following the event.
Left to Right: Purvi Dugar, Shanu Jain, Dimple Jain, Sonali Dugar , DK Jain, Mrs. Kapoor, Sanjeev Kapoor, Vinod Kumar Jain, Bharat Doshi, Tejus Kothari, Sunanda, Neha Sidharth Lodha, Neetu Kochar
A total of 24 contestants participated at the preliminary round held at the Accord Metropolitan Hotel. A panel of judges led by Mr. Arjun Bhat, Top executive chef Accord hotels and Mr. Ashutosh Nerlinkar – Top Executive chef The Park, oversaw the competition were contestants were asked to produce Jain Food. Six best cooks were selected out of the lot based on the parameters of flavors, presentation, taste and texture in three categories – mocktails, starters and desserts.