Vandana Sethi, a homemaker from New Delhi, was declared the grand prize winner of Lufthansa Star Chef Contest in a zesty Grand Finale at a famous hotel in Mumbai suburbs where 12 aspiring chefs, selected from thousands of contestants across India, vied for top honours in a
Vandana won the battle of taste with her recipe for Khoye ki Subzi, which will feature in the celebrated Star Chef menu onboard flights from India and at select restaurants of hotel.
This contest began as a unique talent hunt on Facebook page initiated by the renowned flight company to find the best original Indian recipe. The 12 finalists emerged through the social networking site poll of the best recipes selected by the celebrated Star Chef jury comprising Master Chefs Kunal Kapur, Surender Mohan, and Thomas Brockenauer, all known for their culinary excellence and innovation.
“Each recipe was creative, original and delicious. Vandana’s innovative entrée was a clear winner as she stayed true to India’s culinary traditions,” commented MasterChef Kunal Kapur.
Vandana Sethi will fly to Frankfurt for a holiday and visit the LSG Sky Chefs facility in Germany. She also wins a coveted internship at the renowned hotel group where the content was conducted, for three months.
Have a look at the picture of the winning dish.