By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
Nestle Nigeria PLC has announced that Maggi ‘O Setigo’ Cooking Competition will begin on August 6, 2022 with two million Naira offer for the first prize winner..
Corporate Communications Specialist of Nestle, Bola Audu, disclosed that 12 contestants are participating in this season two of the competition.
“Other prizes include one million Naira for the first runner-up, 500,000 Naira for the second runner-up and other cash and consolation prizes,” Audu explained in a statement titled, “Maggi ‘O Setigo’ Season 2 Returns with 2 Million Naira Grand Prize.”
He said that the eleven episodes of the show will be televised for six weeks on major television stations – both terrestrial and cable.
“This season, two contestants were selected from each of the different auditions in Enugu, Awka, Umuahia, Owerri, Asaba, and Port Harcourt.
“The meals will be judged by top celebrities; Noble Igwe, Alex Unusual and Uriel Oputa.
“Uzo Osimkpa will anchor the show bringing her talent and deftness to create a lot of excitement for viewers,” the Nestle communication chief clarified.
According to him, the show is a Meal-Master cooking competition organized by Maggi Nigeria to further appreciate the Southern food culture.
“Maggi Nigeria’s vision is to enhance creativity with local cuisine as the diversity of tasty traditional meals is one of the exciting parts of their culture largely embraced by Nigerians,” Audu declared.
The cooking show aims to encourage young Nigerians to explore exciting ways of cooking and enjoying the food they love, presenting the best of southern dishes
The contestants will showcase their culinary prowess, entertain and educate viewers at home on techniques they can use to cook mouth-watering delicacies.
“Season 2, in addition to display of culinary expertise, will be thrilling and exciting,” Audu said, adding: “This season will be filled with suspense and creativity, as Maggi has planned to take culinary expertise to another level.”
The Nestle communication specialist highlighted that the contest “will showcase the use of fresh ingredients to ensure healthy nutrition and provide consumers with tips for maintaining healthy lifestyles.”