Living Foodz, the food and lifestyle channel, introduces Asia’s first food truck reality TV show, Femme Foodies, starting May 22. Conceptualised in-house, the original series is based on the concept of ‘Gourmet on wheels’.
Set in Goa, the show will see 10 contestants armed with culinary skills, compete for the ultimate grand prize: a state-of-the-art food truck. The contestants will be seen competing in challenges will be judged by chef Ranveer Brar, restaurant chain Sodabottleopenerwala’s Chef Manager, Anahita Dhondy and food and wine consultant chef Shagun Mehra. The three judges will evaluate the contestants on the parameters of vision, expression and technique.
Chef Ranveer Brar, said, “I will be judging the contestants on the parameter of ‘Expression’, which gives them the opportunity to express themselves on their plate. Passion for food and expression of oneself are one of the key ingredients to a successful dish.”
“Femme Foodies is centred around a refreshing concept which celebrates aspiring female chefs and their culinary prowess. It will pave the way for more female talent and opportunities in the food and hospitality space. My advice to any aspiring chef would be to focus on improving their technique and getting the basics right. This was a key criteria for me while judging the contestants on the show,” said Anahita Dhondy.
“For me, vision is the key to making a perfect dish and it is important to envision the dish and the way it should be presented before one starts cooking. It was great to see the creativity of the contestants come forth throughout the competition,” chef Shagun Mehra added.
Amit Nair, Business Head, Living Foodz, said, “Our latest offering Femme Foodies is a first-of-its-kind show and is a key milestone for our channel. It presents a unique spin around the dishes associated with food trucks. We are excited to introduce Chef Shagun and Anahita, who will join Chef Ranveer as a judge.”
Living Foodz created a fun-filled music video, which features the contestants of Femme Foodies. Titled ‘Drive your passion’, the song features Neha Bhasin, Bianca Gomes and is composed by Clinton Cerejo. The music video has received over 1.6 million views so far within a week of its launch.
Femme Foodies is presented by Bertolli, with Suzuki Let’s as the Riding On partner.