Team Vietnam Wins LG Home Chef Championship 2013 Global Masters
Dec 24, 2013
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Amateur chefs Thi Dieu Thuy and Giap Dieu of Vietnam won the sixth annual LG Home Chef Championship (LG-HCC) Global Masters Competition.

The 2013 LG-HCC, an annual international amateur cooking tournament, was held in Cape Town, South Africa. The contest featured 18 teams from 14 nations.

The Vietnamese team took the Grand Master Home Chef Prize, including USD $10,000 in gifts and prizes. Their winning recipes was Baked Quail Filled with Clausena Indica Leaves.

The LG Master Home Chef Prize went to Muhammad Iskandar Bin Ishak from Malaysia for his Green Stuffed Chicken dish.

The LG Home Chef Prize went to Linda Beldjerd and Fadila Beaufilz from France for their Medallion of Monkfish recipe.

“This annual competition once again demonstrated the kinds of smart, healthy and tasty international dishes that can be created using LG’s Lightwave Oven,” said Seong-jin Jo, President and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Appliance Company. “With the aid of the patented Charcoal Lighting Heater, the contestants served up some incredible meals, which were as healthy as they were delicious.”

As a key component of this year’s event, LG donated USD $100,000 to support women’s empowerment programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. LG has been a partner in WFP’s global work to eradicate hunger since 2009.

Competition contestants provided free cooking lessons for local non-profit cooking school, Infinity Culinary Training, teaching students how to prepare healthy and tasty dishes using the LG Lightwave Convection Oven.

The 14 nations represented in this year’s competition included:
• Colombia
• France
• India
• Iran
• Malaysia
• Morocco
• Panama
• Russia
• Kazakhstan
• Ukraine
• Uzbekistan
• Vietnam
• United Arab Emirates
• South Africa

The judging panel included members of the World Association of Chef Societies and Le Cordon Bleu.

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