Mallika-e -Kitchen 2019, LG Electronics India pan India cooking contest reaches its grand finale today. With an aim to promote the spirit of healthy cooking in the country, the 8th season of Mallika-e -Kitchen saw participation from over 6100 women from 66 cities. The contestants exhibited great determination and passion for cooking at the grand finale at Hyatt. Mrs. Geeta Bhargava from Uttar Pradesh bagged the winning title and won LG Insta view refrigerator, 1st runner up from Ludhiana won a LG twin wash washing machine & 2nd runner up from Maharashtra awarded with LG water purifier. LG Electronics has always taken a lead in initiating unique means of connecting with consumers and giving back to the society in which it operates. To support fight against malnutrition & hunger, LG Electronics announced donation for annual mid-day meals for 2,200 children to The Akshaya Patra foundation.
Mallika-E-Kitchen, the competition witnessed participation from a total of three winners from each Zonal Level (12 contestants). This nation-wide contest is a live show of exhilarating cooking skills being showcased by the contenders. All contestants are asked to cook a main course dish within a time span of 90 minutes using LG Charcoal Microwave oven. The aim of competition is to educate the Indian homemakers on the importance of healthy food and offer a unique opportunity to exhibit their talent.
Present at the event, Mr. Ki Wan Kim, MD- LG Electronics India said, “Heartiest congratulations to the winners and a big thank you to all the contestants for putting their heart and soul to this contest. This initiative truly exemplifies our philosophy of caring for our consumers and giving them the right platform to showcase their talent. We are also proud to associate with The Akshaya Patra Foundation by donating annual mid-day meal to 2200 children and ensuring their access to nutrition that helps them in their schooling.”
Mr. Mathan Varkey, National Director- Corporate Partnership-The Akshaya Patra Foundation, said “We are delighted to collaborate with LG Electronics India team and thankful for their contribution towards the noble cause that we are committed to. The association will certainly help us in ensuring access to providing fresh and nutritious meals to children, every single day.”
Speaking on the occasion, the finalists of the LG cookery contest voiced “We are really delighted to be a part of this innovative contest. This initiative by LG has provided us the platform to showcase our talent & skills.”
LG Mallika-E-Kitchen Cooking Contest is an annual property that began in 2009 as part of a series of sub-activities initiated towards educating the consumers about the benefits of microwave oven cooking. It provides an opportunity for women of the country to showcase their culinary skills at a national level. It is a three-stage cooking contest organized nationwide over a period of three months, targeting women of 18 years of age and above.