May 20, 2018: The Sneha Travel Media is holding a food contest 'Sagatani Axim College Chef Icon – 2018' to connect the traditional and ethnic Nepali dishes with tourism.
The competition will take place from May 29 to July 14. A total of 36 students from 12 different colleges will take part in the competition. Students will compete to prepare Nepali traditional dishes, ethnic dishes, continental, Italian, Indian and Chinese dishes.
The judges in the contest will be Surya Kiran Shrestha, Sri Ram Adhikari, Laxman Prasad Bhandari, Dr Sanjaya Jammal, Yuvaraj Pokharel, Suresh Chandra Basnet and Krishna Kaji Basnet. They are all chefs at Nepal's prestigious hotels.
The winning student will be handed a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and kitchen set, the first – runner up will take home Rs 30,000 and kitchen set while the second – runner up will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 15,000 and kitchen set.