Malaysian Muhammad Iskandar Bin Ishak won judges over in the recent sixth annual LG Home Chef Championship (LG-HCC) Global Masters Competition with his ‘Green Stuffed Chicken’ recipe.Muhammad Ishak’s delicious dish that won judges’ hearts and tastebuds
Under the theme of Cook the Dream, Share the Hope, this year’s international amateur cooking tournament was held in Cape Town, South Africa and attracted 18 teams from 14 different nations. Muhammad Iskandar was awarded the LG Master Home Chef Prize and a USD 5,000 voucher.Vietnamese team Do Thi Dieu Thuy and Giap Dieu win the LG Grand Master Home Chef Prize The Vietnamese duo’s mouthwatering ‘Baked Quail Filled With Clausena Indica Leave’ dish
Meanwhile, LG Grand Master Home Chef Prize went to Vietnamese team Do Thi Dieu Thuy and Giap Dieu for their ‘Baked Quail Filled With Clausena Indica Leave’ recipe and LG Home Chef Prize went to Linda Beldjerd and Fadila Beaufilz from France for their ‘Medallion of Monkfish’ recipe respectively.LG Home Chef Prize was awarded to Linda Beldjerd and Fadila Beaufilz from France The French team’s winning ‘Medallion of Monkfish’ dish
“The 2013 LG-HCC Global Masters Competition was another resounding success,” said Seong-jin Jo, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Appliance Company. “This annual competition once again demonstrated the kinds of smart, healthy and tasty international dishes that can be created using LG’s Lightwave Oven. With the aid of the patented Charcoal Lighting Heater™, the contestants served up some incredible meals, which were as healthy as they were delicious.”
As the main highlight of this year’s event, LG donated USD 100,000 to support women’s empowerment activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian organisation fighting hunger worldwide. LG has been a partner in WFP’s global work since 2009. In addition to this, the competition contestants gave free cooking lessons for local non-profit cooking school, Infinity Culinary Training, on how to prepare healthy and tasty meals with LG’s Lightwave Convection Oven.
This year’s competition was participated by 14 nations including Colombia, France, India, Iran, Malaysia, Morocco, Panama, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates and the host, South Africa. The judging panel included members of the prestigious World Association of Chef Societies and Le Cordon Bleu.