Participants of the Naga Chef Season 5 along with judges and organizers.
Naga Chef Season 5 began at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama on December 2. A live cooking contest, it intends to establish a platform for any Naga cook who has the potential to promote indigenous Naga food globally.
The annual event is organized by Synergy Group Enterprise in partnership with the Department of Tourism, Government of Nagaland. The event aspires to showcase the varied delicacies of the different tribes during the festival by way of presenting Naga indigenous cuisines of high quality.
The competition will have several rounds to enable identification of the various skills required to be a successful chef and entrepreneur.
The judges for the Cooking Skills round were Alemjungla Jamir, Faculty in Charge, Department of Hotel Management, TGOUN, Chef Joel Basumatary, and Nune Chase, Head Trainer, YouthNet.
Ten participants were selected for the next round of competition ‘My Signature Dish’ on December 3, 2017.
The winner of the Naga Chef Season 5 will walk away with a cash prize of Rs. 3 lakh, while there will be surprise giveaway for top 3 contestants.