ZADK and Goody have come together to curate a culinary spectacle—a cooking competition that invites talented chefs to showcase their skills. In this exciting collaboration, we celebrate the artistry and innovation that defines the world of gastronomy. Join us in this culinary odyssey and let your passion for cooking take center stage!
Embark on a culinary journey where the pursuit of excellence is your ticket to claiming the coveted prize in the GCS and ZADK Cooking Competition! The pinnacle of culinary achievement awaits, with the first-place winner securing a prestigious prize valued at 15,000 SAR, a testament to their exceptional skills and creativity. Beyond the thrill of the competition, this substantial reward awaits those who dare to elevate their culinary craft to new heights. Don't miss the chance to be crowned the ultimate culinary champion!
In the exciting Mystery Box Competition, participants are invited to showcase their culinary prowess by crafting a delightful Three-Course Menu for two, all within the time limit of three hours. The menu includes a tantalizing Hot or Cold Appetizer, a scrumptuous Main Course featuring Protein, Starch, Vegetable, and Sauce elements, and a divine Dessert. With a variety of mystery ingredients at their disposal, competitors have the opportunity to transform the unknown into an unforgettable gastronomic experience.
Entrants are tasked to infuse iconic Saudi ingredients into their creations, crafting a harmonious fusion that celebrates the rich culinary heritage of the Saudi Arabia. From reinventing classic dishes to incorporating locally-inspired twists, participants are encouraged to showcase their creativity and bring a contemporary flair to the timeless taste of Saudi Arabian cuisine.
Competitors must skillfully integrate three quintessential local ingredients—cardamom, dates, and black lime into their culinary masterpieces bringing an authentic taste of Saudi Arabia to their innovative fusion creations. Embrace the challenge and let these local gems inspire your culinary journey!
In the pursuit of culinary excellence, competitors will be evaluated on a holistic set of criteria designed to celebrate the essence of their creations. These five pillars form the basis of judgment, inviting participants to weave a tapestry of flavors, scents, and innovation that captures the essence of Saudi Arabian Fusion Cuisine.