Smart Food Culinary Championship
Smart Food Culinary Championship is a national competition for student chefs to create innovative millet recipes. As an effort to mainstream millets and create awareness among the culinary community, student chefs were encouraged to create recipes using the nine millets: sorghum, pearl millet (jowar), finger millet (Ragi), foxtail millet, barnyard millet, little millet, kodo millet, proso millet and browntop millet.
The first Smart Food Culinary Challenge was launched with 58 student chefs from different states across India. Top six teams were selected to compete before live audience on 19 January 2019 for the title – Smart Food Culinary Challenge Championship. This challenge was video documented as a first-ever reality show for a cause. Tentatively, the reality series will be launched in April 2019.