Star World and Star World HD celebrate #SpeakGourmet through a MasterChef Australia inspired evening at Olive Bistro in Hyderabad
MasterChef Australia, a show that’s captivatedIndian audiences for seven seasons,is currently airing its 8thon Star World and Star World HD every Monday to Friday at 9pm. For the first time ever, the channel is airing the show right after its international telecast. To celebrate the launch of the new season,Star World and Star World HDhosted an exclusive gourmet gala in the city last evening.
Over the years, Star World through MasterChef Australia has brought about a food revolution exposing Indians to gourmet food and terminologies that have now become a part of everyone’s daily parlance.Based on this insight, the channels 360 degree marketing campaign for this year, “Everyone’s speaking gourmet with MasterChef Australia”, was also infused into the event. To deliver this unique experience, Star World partnered with Food Talk India, an exclusive online community of people with a passion for food, and Olive Bar & Kitchen, one of the most premium restaurant chains in the country.
Drawing inspiration from 5 techniques seen on MasterChef Australia like ceviche, confit, smoking, roulade and deconstruction, Chef Arun Dsouza created 5 amazing amuse bouche dishes to bring the gourmet experience alive through these techniques. The evening was a resounding success with the guests enjoying the food and speaking gourmet all through the night.
"In a gourmet evening co-hosted by Olive Bar & Kitchen & Star World for Master Chef Australia, our chef - Arun D' Souza, Executive Chef in Hyderabad, brought alive a gourmet experience using a range of stellar cooking techniques. At Olive Bar & Kitchen, we constantly push the boundaries of cuisine keeping in mind the affinity our guests have towards gourmet food and new culinary trends that has grown extensively in India. Our chefs constantly discover new techniques and present them to the discerning diner and this event is an extension of the same." says AD Singh.
Says Anjali Batra, Founder of Food Talk India, “A true culinary journey – over the years MasterChef Australia has changed the way we not only eat but also the way we think and speak about food. Our palette has evolved as we got exposed to all these wonderful ingredients, gourmet cooking techniques and some of the most amazing Chef’s. Today, we #SpeakGourmet. Inspired by some of these techniques today we took our guests on an exciting MasterChef inspired journey with an amuse bouche to 5 techniques as seen on the show, bringing gourmet to their plate.”
MasterChef Australia season 8 is powered by Usha Coldpress Juicers and Indiagate Basmati Rice, partnered by Cornitos with associate sponsors Kohler, Ola MICRO, Gillette Venus, Honda BR-V and Nivea Protect & Care. The restaurant partner was Olive Bar & Kitchen with digital partner Food Talk India.
MasterChef Australia season 8 airs Monday to Friday at 9pm only on Star World and Star World HD.
About Star India
Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for over two decades and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 650 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. Star generates 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 40+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India.
The network’s entertainment channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel V, Star World, Star World Premiere HD, Star Movies, Star Movies Select HD, FX, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK and Star Plus, India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. It has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well, through a bouquet of affiliate channels which includes Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Star Pravah, Asianet, Asianet Plus, Suvarna, Suvarna Plus, Vijay and now Maa. It is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios, an affiliate joint venture company.
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With our viewers on the move, Star is set to drive the agenda on digital content consumption in the country. starsports.com has redefined the future of sports consumption in India and now hotstar.com brings your favourite TV shows, movies and sports in one destination.
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About Food Talk India
Food Talk India is one of India's largest Digital Food Communities- that brings together people with a passion for Food. An Invite-Only Community on Facebook where users share their culinary adventures, restaurant reviews and discover new places and food to eat – through ‘real time’ recommendations. Besides being an influencer, Food Talk India also curates one of a kind concept driven events across the country.
With a vision to give people a new way to dine out and meet interesting people- these curated events are designed to give guests an interactive gourmet experience in the company of fun like-minded people.