The Search for Uganda’s Best cook is in high gear with amateur chefs cooking up a storm. The cook offs which started on Wednesday evening at Tamarai Restaurant have so far seen two lucky winners walk away with full sets of Total GAZ cooking kits.
The fast paced cook-offs which pit two amateur chefs against each other are judged by the head chefs at the participating restaurants. Speaking at the end of the second cook-off, Allan Tambugon,the YujoIzakaya Restaurant Head Chef said that the participating chefs are very talented.
“I am amazed at how talented these amateur chefs are; it will not be an easy decision but this fast paced competition will help us crown the best cook in Uganda,” said the delighted Chef Tambugon on Wednesday.
These cook offs are part of the activations for the 3rd edition of Kampala Restaurant Week which kicked off last week. TheRestaurant Week is the largest restaurant showcase in Kampala with over 40 of the city’s best restaurants participating.
Speaking at this year’s media launch, Phillip Kalibwani, the Business Development Manager, Pearl Guide Uganda said this year’s edition is bigger and better due to sponsors like Total GAZ.
“This year’s edition of Kampala Restaurant Week is bigger than anything we have done, unlike previous editions, we will for the first time host restaurants outside Kampala. These include selected restaurants from Entebbe, Jinja and even as far as Mbarara,”revealed Kalibwani. “There are even more goodies for diners to win this time round.” Total GAZsponsored the 10 day foodie event with a kitty of Shs25 million and will also run a promotion at 10 select Total Stations. According to Marvin Kagoro, the marketing and communications manager, Total Uganda, the promotion will see lucky Total GAZ customers win Kampala Restaurant Week vouchers to dine at any of the participating restaurants.
Kampala Restaurant Week will be wrapped up on 15th July with an awards ceremony at the Sheraton Hotel Kampala where the most outstanding participants and Best Chef in this edition will be recognized.