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POC concludes ‘Chefs Beyond Home Season 3’

Staff Correspondent
29 May 2023 19:16:25 | Update: 29 May 2023 19:43:19
POC concludes ‘Chefs Beyond Home Season 3’
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Pop of Color Limited, a dynamic women's community on Facebook, concluded the highly anticipated Chefs Beyond Home Season 3 on Monday with an exhilarating two-day event dedicated to the world of Fresh Powdered Spices.

This remarkable culinary extravaganza, organised for the third consecutive year, showcased the talents of twenty extraordinary culinary artists and captivated the taste buds of guests from all walks of life, read a press release.

Since its inception in 2019, Pop of Color has been committed to social responsibility and initiated the Chefs Beyond Home project as a means of supporting women in the culinary arts. By promoting the success and empowerment of women, Pop of Color aims to reshape the culinary landscape and elevate the achievements of talented individuals in the industry.

The festivities commenced on May 26 at the prestigious Midas Center in Dhanmondi, the heart of the capital, with a day-long celebration of delectable flavours and culinary prowess. The grand finale of the event took place on Saturday, May 27, accompanied by an awe-inspiring award ceremony. From 10 am to 9 pm, the venue buzzed with excitement and creativity, as guests savoured exquisite dishes prepared by the participating establishments.

The event's title sponsor, Fresh Spices, lent their support to ensure a truly immersive and memorable experience. Super Fresh Drinking Water served as the beverage partner, while Fresh Tissue maintained the highest hygiene standards as the hygiene partner. Kaaruj Bangladesh and Tripti Catering extended their invitation partnership, and Shakti Plus contributed as the nutrition partner.

Chefs Beyond Home Season 3 also benefited from the invaluable support of esteemed media partners Channel i and Haal Fashion, as well as Oikko SME Digital Institute the skill development partner. Radio Today as radio partner. Munir Hasan as a strategic partner, and E-Courier as a logistic partner. The Wedding Tales as a Photography partner and Canvas joined forces as a magazine partner, fulfilling various essential roles to ensure the event's success.

The festival offered a vibrant ambience that transcended mere food, creating a joyous celebration. Attendees were treated to performances by renowned artists, including the melodious singer Shahid from the Durbeen band, the talented Khayyam Shanu Sandhi, and Kazi Shubo. In addition, the event featured captivating live cooking demonstrations, a henna corner for artistic expression, an engaging quiz competition, and an exciting raffle draw.

The climax of the event was the distribution of awards among the deserving participants. Distinguished guests, including Additional Deputy Police Commissioner Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit Syed Nasirullah Avi, Additional Deputy Police Commissioner Legal Affairs Dhaka Metropolitan Mahmuda Afroz LLucky, and Yahya Amin, Chairman of Life Spring, graced the occasion and presented certificates and awards to the enterprising entrepreneurs. Apu Mahfuz, Head of the SME Program Division, Channel i, also honoured the event with his presence.

The winners in five categories were bestowed with prestigious accolades. Tripti Catering received The Impact Maker award, while Nimmis Cakery Bite claimed The Ingenious award. The Asthete category witnessed a joint triumph for Glasse and She Bakes. The Rising Star award was shared by Mayer Hater Achar and Mama's Kitchen, and Bake n Tech emerged victorious, securing The Conqueror Award.