Young culinary talents set to sizzle at the annual KDU Power Chef Competition 2013!



For the 6th consecutive year, the KDU Power Chef Competition 2013 is coming back with a big bang in conjunction with the KDU Education Group's 30th anniversary. Held annually, the KDU Power Chef Competition, which will be held on 13th April 2013, is immensely popular among high school students in Penang. This year, the competition will see 70 teams comprising 140 students from high schools in Penang putting their culinary skills to the test at KDU College Penang.

This 3-hour fun filled culinary adventure will also see these budding chefs being judged by a team of culinary experts and critiques that include Chef Mitchell Stewart, Chef Thomas See, Chef Albert Goh and numerous food bloggers. Aside from vying for the coveted KDU Power Chef Challenge Shield, the icing on the cake are sponsorship prizes presented by SP Construction, Holiday Inn Resort Penang, HT Tours, A.Com and Nassim Concept.

KDU College Penang's Head for Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, Miss Cindy Loh and Power Chef 2013 Organizing Chairman Chef Aravinthan, a Celebrity Chef on the Baba's Cooking Show both said that this year's competition promises to be more challenging than in the past, with a few culinary twists being thrown in to spice things up for the participants.

For this round, teachers who love to cook will also be able to participate in a "Malaysian Main Course" competition that has been organized specially for school teachers.

This year's Power Chef Competition is being organized by KDU College Penang's Epitome Team comprising the KDU – IMI B.A. International Hotel and Tourism Management Year 2, Semester 2 students. KDU College Penang's Tourism and Event Management Lecturer, Mr. Taqriz Shah who is spearheading the team is proud that the students, who are part of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibition) major, are able to be successful co-organizers of this important event, for the second consecutive year.

For more information on the programmes and activities at:

- KDU University College PJ, call 03-77288123 / email best@kdu.edu.my, or log on to their website at www.kdu.edu.my. 

- KDU College Penang, call 04-2266368 / email best@kdupg.edu.my, or log on to www.kdupg.edu.my.

KDU College Penang is a member of the KDU Education Group, a fully integrated provider that offers quality education from primary and secondary, both local and international, through to undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as executive and professional development programmes. The KDU Education Group celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year, and is proud to have had 70,000 students since its inception, some of whom include corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and celebrities around the globe.

The KDU Education Group is the education arm of Paramount Corporation Berhad (Paramount), a public company that is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad and whose diversified business interests include property development and construction.