Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Golola 'Knocks out' opponents at Kampala Celebrity Cook off

Hello Food was at it yet again, only that this time there was a plot twist. well this is the story....
The online food masters treated food lovers to the first ever celebrity cook-off held at the Great Indian Dhaba in preparation for the upcoming Kampala Restaurant Awards. 
Hello Food MD with the chef champion of the day.. Golola
The restaurant treated us to a variety of the most delicious Indian cuisine.  The array  of dishes ranged from chicken lollipops, biriyani rice, mutton makhni to mention but a few. 
The cook out required celebrities to prepare vegetable rice and chicken curry all done Indian style. All spices were made available, and the participants were required to put a creative touch to their work for the best results. These aspiring chefs to say the least included; Sanyu F.M's FatBoy who was teamed up with Great Kick Boxer Golola Moses, Isaac and Moses from the telecom giants MTN Uganda, and last but not least Peace and Nadia from Radiocity.
Golola Crowned Celebrity cook- off champion

Well the Immovable object in Fatboy, and the Unstopable Force in Moses Golola proved a too good and with their amazing partnership came up with dish of the night. hot their heels was the duel form RadioCity, Peace and Nadia who came in second. MTN's  Moses and Isaac who managed to make the best dessert, came third. 

The Celebrity Chefs with the professional Chefs at Great Indian Dhaba

Robertson Winery crowned the successful evening with a wine tasting session. And as the saying goes, ''Fine dining is never complete without fine wine''


Some of the dishes from the celebrity Chefs of the day

 To view the nominees for the upcoming Kampala Restaurant Awards go to:

See you at the awards!!!

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

The first ever Kampala Restaurant awards

Don't you just love Hello food? well I do, and its not just because i'm too lazy to drive to the restaurant lol, but seriously how cool is it that you can just sit at your home lazy on the couch, order food and VOILA!!!! food at your doorstep. It's like having a personal chef without having to pay him a salary.

 SO, you can guess my excitement when I heard that they are going to have the very first Kampala Restaurant Awards. Basically all our favorite restaurants are being rated and the public gets to vote for their favourite restaurant in the various categories. To vote for your favourite restaurant go to http://kampalarestaurantawards.ug/login/ are voting for their favorite one!!. The reason I'm excited for this event is because, well it's no secret that I'm a foodie, but I love that its a Black Tie event. I feel like its 007 all over again. Also this means that now chefs have to bring their A-game or we wont be voting for their food. It's such a healthy competition and I get to eat the best of the best because I gotta vote.
The Kampala Restaurant Awards will be on the 25th November 2015 at the Kampala Serena, Victoria Ballroom, starting at 6pm. Tickets go for 300k (ugx) per person which includes a four course meal. See more details here http://kampalarestaurantawards.ug/event-tickets/

The Kampala Restaurant Awards will be recognizing the achievements and excellence in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industry within Kampala in 15 categories and will also be celebrating all aspects of the Industry from Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars, to Wines and Beers.

The award categories include: Restaurant of the Year, Best Customer Service, Best Value for Money, Best Indian Cuisine, Best Ugandan Cuisine, Best Asian Cuisine, Best Pizzeria, Best Food-On-The-Go, Best CafĂ©/Deli, Best Bar Food, Best Fine Dining, Best of Africa, Best Newcomer, Best Beer, and Best Winery, 

With great food paired with good wine, what more could you possibly ask for... I'm just so excited that we're finally having such cool events happening in Kampala. Its a reason to smile in this El nino November. So, go vote for your favorite restaurant, get your tickets and cross your fingers for your favorite restaurant to win. Lets wine and dine Kampala