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Samsung is calling amateur chefs across the UAE to register for its brand new competition to be in with a chance of winning a host of prizes that will help launch one lucky person’s career path. From 11 – 28 May, registration will be open to those looking to grab the title of the UAE’s ‘Best Aspiring Chef’.
Speaking on the competition, Mohammad Gharaibeh, General Manager of HA division, Samsung Gulf commented, “Filled with a multitude of cultures and brimming with young talent, we are really looking forward to seeing what participants bring to the table as we search for the best amateur chefs across the country. We will provide participants with the support and skills they need to progress their careers, from expert advice to the latest in our technology, and as such we welcome all aspiring chefs to take part.”
To be in with a chance of stealing the title, applicants will need to head to the Samsung Facebook page, where they will need to submit an original recipe to be considered for the shortlist. A total of eight individuals will then be entered into a cook-off to battle it out for the grand prize, where participants will be required to turn a mystery box of ingredients into a mouthwatering dish to impress the judges.
The judging panel, which will feature BBC Good Food editor, Executive from Samsung Gulf and a renowned Dubai based food blogger, will be selecting the winning dishes based on taste, presentation and originality, meaning participants will need to get creative to be in with a chance of winning.
The lucky finalist will receive an all-expenses paid culinary course at SCAFA, Dubai's School of Culinary and Finishing Arts, as well as have one of their recipes’ published in a BBC Good Food recipe book, helping them to launch a long and prosperous career. The UAE’s Best Aspiring chef will also walk away with Samsung’s latest refrigerator.