Updated: December 12, 2014 5:19:58 pm
Bhopal’s Rita Mathur was declared the winner of the sixth season of LG’s Mallika-e-Kitchen 2014, the amateur chefs cooking competition, beating 4000 participants from 62 cities across India. Pushpa Chaplot from Mumbai and Shajeeda from Chennai were named as first and second runners up respectively.
Celebrity chef and cookbook author Nita Mehta was also present at the occasion.
The winner was selected at the grand finale through a live cooking competition held at Delhi’s Shangri’ La Hotel. Mathur won the cooking contest for her delicious Zaika-E-Hind recipe.
“I am extremely happy and excited to win the prestigious title of LG Mallika-E-Kitchen 2014. This competition has proved and valued my cooking ability at the national platform, appreciating my love for food and feeding people. With this award, LG has presented me an opportunity to commence my own journey in the culinary world. I am thankful and deeply appreciate LG India in their endeavor towards providing this amazing opportunity to the Indian women for showcasing their talent and vast Indian taste at the national level,” says the elated Mathur after winning the contest.
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“The 2014 LG Mallika-e-Kitchen cooking contest was another resounding success for us. This annual competition once again demonstrated the kinds of smart, healthy and tasty dishes that can be created using Microwave technology. This year’s campaign was yet another example of consumer support and appreciation towards LG’s initiative for creating awareness across India about healthy cooking with microwaves,” Rajeev Jain, Business Head, Home Appliances, LG India said.
LG Mallika-E-Kitchen Cooking Contest is an annual event that started as a television series intially and the first season was hosted by Shruti Seth.
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