As we recently reported our new Radio Nagar 90.4 FM's 'App has been launched. To mark the occasion and Ganeshotsav, our radio team also hosted our first Swadshri Cooking Competition.
The competition was open to three groups: all Snehalaya projects; women's open group, and men's open group. City MLA Sangrambhaiyya Jagtap was the chief guest, and Superintendent of Police of Tofkhana Police Station, Jyoti Gadkari, was the special guest for the competition and app launch ceremony.
Fifty-five culinary competitors took part with the following placing in the final results:
Women's Open Group:
1st: Amita Bhagwat,
2nd: Jyoti Doshi,
3rd: Mansi Todmal,
Best nutritional food for stimulation:
Kanchan Rasane, Shobha Dhere, Suchita Devchakke, Shubhangi Yashwant.
Men's Open Group:
1st: Vikas Sutar,
2nd: Miren Gaikwad,
3rd: Sarang Deshpande,
1st: Heena Sheikh,
2nd: Jayashree Rasane,
3rd: Usha Khollam
Best Nutrient Stimulation:
Jayshree Shinde, Kalpana Kadam.
The competition was judged by Vaishali Gandhi, Director of Hygiene First, and Chef Rahul Vige. Swadasree boasts Ishaj Cafe was the primary sponsor with co-sponsors Palak Jewelers, Praveen Bora of Vishwadarshan Home Appliances and Devdutt Paulbuddhe of Happy Home Furniture. Winners were presented with 1 gram of gold jewelry from Palak Jewellers.
Jyoti Gadkari of Tofkhana Police Station congratulated the participating contestants and praised all the food items giving special encouragement to the male category contestants.