The vibe in store at Hirsch’s SIlverlakes was electric, recently, as friends, family and supporters gathered to support the contestants in the annual Hirsch’s and Defy Junior Super Chef Competition – Sponsored by Defy, Snappy Chef, Green Pan and Zwilling.
0 Contestants between the ages of 8 and 13 battled it out for position of Junior Super Chef Silverlakes finalist in order to go forward to the Gauteng finals which are to be held in Fourways on 17 June 2016. Planning, execution, presentation, taste, initiative where some of the criteria the panel of judges were looking at when scoring the ‘little chef’s’. The children’s enthusiasm was contagious as the audience clapped and cheered them on.
The Judges decision was unanimous and the winner for the evening, Funi Mapunda aged 12, a pupil at Tygervalley School was overjoyed to receive her Defy Stick Blender as prize.
“What a fantastic initiative – I love the fact that children are encouraged to nurture their talent in the kitchen” said Judge Antonette Waite from CocoVanilla.