Everest Better Kitchen Culinary Challenge (EverestBKCC) challenge has successfully completed the journey in seven cities namely Bengaluru, Dehradun, Surat, Kolhapur, Bhopal, Pune and Mumbai in its season 2. EverestBKCC got thunderous ovation for its last destination in Mumbai before the Grand finale wherein the winners of all seven cities and three wild card entries are going to participate. The challenge was held at ITM Institute of Hotel Management at Nerul wherein nearly 50 teams of Mumbai Metropolitan Region were participated to showcase their talent and culinary skills to the jury from Western Chefs Association (WICA) namely – Chef Nitin Shende, Chef Vivek Kadam, Chef Ranjan Rajani, Chef Ajay Devali, Chef Altamsh Patel, Chef Jerson Fernandes, Chef Tushar Malkani, Chef Dev Kasalkar and Chef Vasant Khot.
EverestBKCC Mumbai has supported by Western Chefs Association (WICA) and Hospitality Purchasing Managers' Forum (HPMF). Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Limited was participated as Tourism Partner.
Better Kitchen organized a Master Cooking Class for the students by Master Chef India Season 6 winner Abinas Nayak and top five contestants Natasha Gandhi to enlighten the students about the challenges faced and use of creativity in the culinary arts.
The winner of EverestBKCC Mumbai best team title was Everest Kanda Lasun Masala while the first runner-up team was Everest Coriander Powder both are from T.S. Rahaman College. The Second runner-up team was Everest Pepper Powder from Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management.
Ekta thanked the Principals and HoDs of participating colleges, sponsors, staff of ITM IHM – Navi Mumbai and students for making the challenge a great success.
The title sponsor of the multiple city challenge was Everest Spices. Other partners were Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Limited, Chefs Unlimited, Wagh Bakri Tea Group, Tabasco, Barilla, Lotus, Loacker and Idhayam Edible Oil.