Junior chef 2016 wows judges

2016-07-05 06:00
All the participants of Junior Chef 2016 with Maximillion Schumann (centre).  Photo: supplied

All the participants of Junior Chef 2016 with Maximillion Schumann (centre). Photo: supplied

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HIRSCH’S Hillcrest hosted the semi-finals of Junior Super Chef 2016.
Ten contestants between the ages of 8 to 13 are chosen to cook from a mystery basket of items with the use of a microwave and an induction stove.

The participants cut their own meat and prepare one starter or dessert and main in the space of one hour.
They were judged on the cleanliness of their stations while cooking, there timeliness and taste of the meals prepared.

“I absolutely loved attending this event and it is suc?h a brilliant initiative by Hirsch's. Well done to all the contestants, you are all winners,” said guest Devandre Ernest.

The winner for Junior Super Chef Hillcrest was 'Maximillion Schumann'. Maximillion prepared crumbed Chicken Strips with Basil Pesto as a starter and a creamy mushroom and pepper pasta as the main dish.

“The meal was fantastic and surprised the taste buds, Maximillion prepared such amazing food. A qualified chef in the making,” said Junior Super Chef judge, Catherine from Fennel and Fig.

Maximillion took home a Defy Stick blender and has made it into the finals of Junior Super Chef 2016 which happens at the Celebrity Kitchen at The East Coast Radio House and Garden Show on 8 July 2016 at 5.30pm.

The overall winner gets a Defy Microwave, a snappy Chef Induction Hob, a Zwelling Pot Set, a Defy Pressure Cooker and a Hirsch Cook Book.
Second place gets a Defy Juice Extractor, a Snappy Chef Knife set and a Hirsch's Cook Book and third prize gets a Defy Kettle and Toaster, a Defy Blender and a Hirsch Cook Book.

To find out more about the event, please contact, Hirsch's Hillcrest PRO, Taryn Taylor on 031 761 7500 or tarynt@hirschs.co.za.
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