Monday, October 10, 2011

Moulinex You Cook Video Recipe Competition 2011

Moulinex Philippines invites currently enrolled culinary students and hotel and restaurant management students to join the Moulinex You Cook Video Recipe Challenge 2. With the Moulinex You Cook Video Recipe Challenge contest, culinary students from all over the Metro will have the opportunity to produce their own sumptuous recipes on video and have a chance to win amazing prizes not only for themselves, but also for their mentors and their schools. 

Contestants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled as a student chef for a diploma or certificate course from any culinary school or a Hotel and Restaurant Management or equivalent from any college or university in Metro Manila.  Purchase of Moulinex products is not required.
Recipe Requirements: They must create an original recipe based from this year’s theme: Filipino and International Fusion Cuisine. And they must clearly show the food ingredients, standard measurements, complete preparation instructions, cooking time, temperatures and number of servings. It has to be prepared using at least one Moulinex appliance (Moulinex shall provide the appliances to participating schools upon request, at least 3 days before the day of use.) The video has a maximum allowable time of 10 minutes. 

The video must be sent on a CD format with the downloadable entry form (found on their website at + picture of the contestant + curriculum vitae and a copy of the contestant’s school I.D. (to prove that he/she is currently enrolled). There will be 16 semifinalists, 8 finalists and 1 Grand winner, 1 Runner-up + 6 consolation prizes. 
Criteria for the video will be the following:
Creativity + Originality—20%
Ease of Preparation—20%
Optimization of Moulinex Products—20%
Visual Appeal—15%
Video Presentation—15%
Pleasing Personality—10%
Prizes at Stake:
Grand Prize Winner:
Contestant: P40, 000 cash, Stay and Learn Program inclusive of an overnight stay of Intercontinental Hotel, Moulinex Master Chef Tour, gift packs from sponsors and a Certificate of Recognition.
Mentor: P5, 000 cash, P5, 000 worth of Moulinex products and gift packs from sponsors.
School: P25, 000 worth of Moulinex products and an F & B/Cooking Seminar for selected students courtesy of Intercontinental Hotel.

Second Prize:
Contestant: P20, 000 cash, gift vouchers from Intercontinental Hotel, gift packs from sponsors and a Certificate of Recognition.
Mentor: P4, 000 cash, P3, 000 worth of Moulinex products and gift packs from sponsors.
School: P15, 000 worth of Moulinex products.
6 Consolation prizes of P5, 000 cash each for the other 6 finalists and Certificate of Participation.
Submission of Entries: September 26, 2011-November 15, 2011
Deadline of Entries: November 10, 2011 (6:00PM)
Qualifying Round: November 11,2011 (Judging: 1:00-6:00 PM)
Semi-Finals: November 18, 2011
Grand Finals: December 3, 2011

Just to give you some ideas on how to make your own video cooking presentation, here's the video of last year's Grand prize winner, Ms. Nerissa Martinez from First Gourmet Culinary Academy.

During the contest launch, the judges had also given out a few tips for you to find out what are the things they'll be looking for from the students who will join the contests. Hear from the judges bits of tips and advices on how to make the perfect video for the said contest:

For more details and information, visit their website or email
Contact Mr. Marvin Mancera, Brand Marketing Assistant-Moulinex at 681-6161 or 681-6163. 


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