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When chef Sanjeev Kapoor visited Rediff office

Last updated on: November 24, 2016 17:07 IST

What happens when a celebrity chef visits a corporate office? Let's find out.

Photographs by Hitesh Harisinghani and Rajesh Karkera/

IMAGE: Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, centre, poses with Rediff staffers (LtoR) Austin, Hetal, Adlin and Chitra. 

It is one thing to cook for survival. And quite another to participate in a contest and compete with your colleagues.

And if your judge is a Masterchef like Sanjeev Kapoor, the expectations are going to be high as a rocket!

But for Rediff staffers Adlin, Austin, Chitra and Hetal moonlighting as aspiring chefs and showcasing their culinary skills, in a fun, interactive activity, was an event to cherish for life.

The girls bit their nails and Austin pulled his hair out, as Chef Kapoor keenly tasted each of the dishes and rated them on a scale of 1 to 5.

Some of the interesting tips he shared from his decades of experience in cooking and tasting --

Don't you want to know what these dishes are and what their recipes are? Scroll down to find out!

Chocolate Cake Pudding

IMAGE: Chocolate Cake Pudding by Hetal Jethwa
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor's score: 4.5 out of 5

Chocolate cake



Chocolate pudding



To assemble

 Apple Coleslaw Salad

IMAGE: Apple Coleslaw Salad by Chitra R
Score: 4 out of 5


For dressing


Mojito Fruit Salad 

IMAGE: Mojito Fruit Salad by Adlin
Score: 3.95 out of 5

Serves 6



Grilled Chicken Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing

IMAGE: The winning dish -- Grilled Chicken Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing by Austin Noronha
Score: 4.95 out of 5


Grilled Chicken

For marination

Vinaigrette dressing

To assemble


Click here to watch Sanjeev Kapoor's advice to aspiring chefs! Video by Hitesh Harisinghani and Rajesh Karkera/

'Modiji was kind; tried everything that was served to him'