- The participants were asked to make main dish using LG Charcoal Microwave oven
- LG donated annual mid-day meals with The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Consumer appliances company LG announced the winner of this year’s Mallika-e- Kitchen. The competition saw participation of women from 66 cities. Geeta Bhargava from Uttar Pradesh bagged the winning title and won the LG Insta view refrigerator.
The first runner up is from Ludhiana the second runner comes from Maharashtra. The company also announced donation for annual mid-day meals for 2,200 children to the Akshaya Patra foundation to fight against malnutrition and hunger.
Ki Wan Kim, MD, LG Electronics India said, “This initiative truly exemplifies our philosophy of caring for our consumers and giving them the right platform to showcase their talent. We are also proud to associate with the Akshaya Patra Foundation by donating annual mid-day meal to 2200 children and ensuring their access to nutrition that helps them in their schooling.”
Healthy cooking awareness
The competition asked the participants to cook a main course dish within a time span of 90 minutes using LG Charcoal Microwave oven. LG says that the aim of the competition is to educate the Indian homemakers on the importance of healthy food and give them a platform to showcase their talent.
It is a three-stage cooking contest organized nationwide over a period of three months aiming at women of 18 years of age and above. The competition saw participation from a total of three winners from each Zonal Level (12 contestants). Over 6,100 women participated in the event according to LG.
Mathan Varkey, national director, corporate partnership,the Akshaya Patra Foundation, said “We are delighted to collaborate with LG Electronics India team and thankful for their contribution towards the noble cause that we are committed to. The association will certainly help us in ensuring access to providing fresh and nutritious meals to children, every single day.”