Hyderabad: 04th November, 2017:  Kitchen is a place not only for women, men are also great chefs and they are fast coming out in open breaking old age taboos  of women dominance in kitchen. Chef Kunal Kapoor, Chef Anand Kumar, Chef Puneet Mehta etc are few names who have been super popular and have a unique culinary journey to stardom and fame.

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With an objective to promote cooking amongst men and identify the best culinary talent Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil is organizing “Cooking King 2017” competition at Mercure Hyderabad KCP.  This men only competition marks the start of a food celebration and provides a platform to showcase untapped talent of men chefs which has been unexplored.

Cooking King 2017 gives talented men to showcase their culinary abilities and passion for food through a series of delicious challenges. Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil is organising the Cooking King 2017 to help inspire a new generation of men cooks who are passionate about their skills.  This contest will encourage families to cook at home and spend valuable time in the kitchen together and bring unique cooking experiences to more homes across the city.

The participants at “Freedom Cookery King Contest 2017” used creativity and prepared healthy and delicious dishes. The participants displayed their exemplary culinary skills, talent and imagination in preparing their favorite dishes and presented it to the panel of judges. The team of judges evaluated the dishes in each of the categories Vegetarian, Nov-Vegetarian and Desserts on the basis of innovation, flavors and presentation and shortlisted the best dishes to become the part of the grand finale for Freedom Cookery King Contest 2017 to be held on 12th November 2017. The Chefs complimented the participants for their culinary skills and thanked Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil for providing an exclusive platform for men to showcase their culinary talent in Hyderabad.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. P. Chandra Shekhara Reddy, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil said, “We have received an overwhelming response to the ‘Freedom Cookery King’ contest for men. It was a pleasure watching the participants display their culinary skills to impress the judges and put their best dish forward to be selected for the grand finale of the contest. We are amazed at the response and happy to organize the 1st ‘Freedom Cookery King’ contest in Hyderabad today. I congratulate the winners and their families for a wonderful display of creativity and talent and wish them all the best for the Grand Finale.”

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Dinesh Rai, General Manager, Mercure Hyderabad KCP said, “It is our pleasure to be a hospitality partner for Freedom Cookery King Contest.  Men showed lot of interest towards the contest and displayed an amazing array of food across categories. We congratulate the contestants and winners of the preliminary round of Freedom Cookery King contest and wish the winners good luck for the Grand Finale on 12th November, 2017”