As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) thrust, Nigeria’s leading premium cooking oil brand – Power Oil has partnered with Rhodium Chef Global LLC on the season 2 of Making of the Chef Nigeria reality cooking competition.
Power Oil is the leading healthy premium cooking oil brand endorsed by the Nigerian Heart Foundation, produced by Raffles Oil LFTZ Enterprise and also distributed by MULTI PRO Enterprise Limited, subsidiaries of the Tolaram Group.
Speaking on the sponsorship, the Head of Public Relations & Event, Tolaram Group, Tope Ashiwaju noted that Power Oil is proud to partner with Rhodium Chef Global on the season 2 of the Making of the Chef competition to empower your young Nigerians to becoming world class Chefs. Ashiwaju noted that the brand was particularly impressed with the opportunity to train successful participants in the competition at Stratford University, USA which is in line with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) focus of Tolaram Group to empower Nigerians in different field of endeavor.
He added that Power Oil as a heart friendly oil brand fits well with the vision of Making of the Chef reality cooking competition as there is no better cooking oil than Power Oil, a low cholesterol, healthy, hygienic and money for Value product.
Also commenting on the partnership with Power Oil, the creator of the project and Creative Director, Rhodium Chef Global, Idono Gbenro commended Tolaram Group for supporting the initiative to identify, educate and empower young Nigerians who aspire to venture into culinary arts. Gbenro explained that audition for the season 2 of the competition will commence between Wednesday, October 21 and Saturday 24, 2015 simultaneously in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja in which 20 aspiring chefs would be shortlisted from an entry of regular people from all walks of life in Nigeria.
She noted that successful candidates from the three venues of the auditions will have the rare opportunity of learning and mentorship of American Master Chef, Edwin Sholly, one of the world’s leading celebrity Chef, a former chef to America’s past Presidents including George W. Bush (Snr), George Bush (Jnr), Bill Clinton and Barrack Obama during his first term in office.
Gbenro also revealed that the vision of the project is to groom young Nigerians, educate them and add glamour to their lives by making them certified Chefs with experience in international cuisine to ensure that Nigerians can raise their head up high as Master chefs in leading hotels and restaurants. She further disclosed that the winner of the competition would win up to 30,000 dollars in prize including receiving a membership from the prestigious American Culinary Federation.