Music Meets Culinary At KTQ Season 3, As Contestants Engage In Outdoor Grilling
It was fun as music meets culinary recently at the Freedom Park, Lagos as the search for Nigeria’s culinary best continues with the Knorr Taste Quest (KTQ) Season 3. Top 10 contestants were faced with an outdoor grill challenge.
The task was to create a fun fare day with good meal complemented by a grill item and dessert with great service for 100 guests, which were fans from social media and also celebrity judges.
The celebrity judges which include Francis Ebie, DJ Caise, Wanawana, Noble Igwe, Uche Ukonu, were made to assess the taste of the food prepared by the contestants alongside the master chefs and audience.
Divided into two team; the intriguing moment was when the contestants selected their partners through an Ingredient Matching Test. Team one comprised of Victor, Jeremy, Yemisi, Onisarotu, while Dapo, Davies, Balogun and Hauwa were members of team two.
Both teams were given one hour, thirty-five minutes each for the task, using compulsory ingredients which included water melon, meat, melon seed popularly known as Egusi, catfish and coffee.
While the teams were cooking, fans were given the opportunity to win vouchers from Shoprite and Total Gaz through a quiz session.
At the end of the task, the audience and judges cast their votes in two separate bowls representing the two teams. After counting the votes, team two was declared winner of the task with 14 votes as against the second team one, which had 10 votes. The winning team was awarded, voucher from Shoprite and Total Gaz, while the sum of twenty thousand naira was to be shared amongst the team members.
There was uneasiness among the losing team members, when Dr. Roberts and Chef Fregz asked for the weakest link in the group, and Yemisi was nominated, thus placing her on probation.
Organisers of the quest said the KTQ 3 will to be fun, exciting and full of thrills never seen in the kitchen. The winner will be awarded a whooping cash prize of N5, 000,000 naira; kitchen equipment and loads of Knorr bouillon cubes. While N1, 000,000 and N500, 000 will be given to the first and second runner respectively.
The show is supported by TOTAL GAZ, and Shoprite, Nigeria’s leading one stop shop for food and household items at the lowest possible prices.