Finalists Emerge in Power Oil Sponsored ‘Making of the Chef ‘ Cooking Competition


Top three finalists have emerged in the ongoing Season 2 of Making of the Chef cooking competition organized by Rhodium Global Chef LLC in partnership with Anchor Digital Media and proudly sponsored by Nigeria’s leading vegetable oil brand, Power Oil from the stables of Raffles Oil LFTZ Enterprise, a subsidiary of the Tolaram Group.

The trio of Mr. Dapo Lambo, Mrs. Edna Ojuma and Miss Tobechi Ogu emerged top 3 contestants out of the 20 candidates that were selected from the audition stage for camping, training and mentorship by the American Master Chef Edwin Sholly, one of the world’s leading celebrity Chef.

Dapo Lambo from Lagos, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ambrose Ali University and works with Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos. Mrs Edna Ojuma, a lawyer from Edo State while Miss Tobechi Ogu from Imo State, an HND holder in Business Administration who currently runs a private catering business.

Presenting the top 3 contestant to the project sponsor- Power Oil at a ceremony held recently at the head office of Tolaram Group in Surulere Lagos, the creator of the project and the Creative Director, Rhodium Global Chef LLC, Mrs. Idono Gbenro explained that the finalists earned their place through commitment and real passion for cooking exhibited from the audition stage through the camping period.

Mrs. Gbenro announced that the finalists would be traveling to the United States of America with the Master Chef where they will go through further trainings in different international cuisines at Stratford University in battle for the ultimate title of ‘Top Chef’.

She then restated the contestant who eventually emerges as the winner ‘Top Chef’ would win up to 30,000 dollars in prize including receiving a membership from the prestigious American Culinary Federation.

In his own remarks, the Head of Public Relations & Event, Tolaram Group, Mr. Temitope Ashiwaju commended the organizers for the journey so far in the Season 2 of the competition while assuring them of a more robust sponsorship of the subsequent editions of the project.

Ashiwaju also revealed during the ceremony that the brand -Power Oil has concluded plans to foot all travelling expenses of the top 3 finalists and the crew to the United States of America. He then urged the finalists to take full advantage of the opportunity offered them by the competition to become a world-class chef.

In their reactions, the finalists applauded the organisers of the competition and Power Oil for the sponsorship and support while promising to be good brand ambassadors.

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