Hello Parents! We are looking for Kids with Big Talent!

8 Malls
6 Cities
1 Platform


Let your kids showcase their cooking talent in one of the biggest Junior Chef Championship and stand a chance to win exciting prizes.

Participants can register as per the following categories:

  1. Category 1: 7 years to 10 years
  2. Category 2: 11 years to 15 years

Winners in each category will be awarded Trophies and Gift Vouchers.

Free Registration. Terms & Conditions Apply

Important Dates

Description Date
Registration 15th May to 20th June 2019
Prelims 22nd June 2019
Finals 23rd June 2019



Choose your venue:


  1. What is the last date to submit the entries?
    20th June 2019, 9 PM.
  2. What are the categories of Forum Junior Chef?
    • Category 1 (Ages 7 – 10)
    • Category 2 (Ages 11 – 15)
  3. What is the Entry Fee for the event?
    The competition is free of cost for all contestants.
  4. Will Forum malls provide ingredients, cutlery & gas facility for cooking the dishes?
    Forum Junior Chef is a cooking competition without fire. All the ingredients along with cutlery is to be procured by the contestant. However, induction stove will be provided by the organizers. No pre-prepared or pre-cooked ingredients from the contestants will be allowed. Equipment/cutlery can be brought by the contestants.
  5. How can I register for the event?
    Participants can register by visiting the mall Information Desk/Mall Office and fill out the application form or through www.forummalls.in
  6. Can I register on the day of the event?
    For preliminary rounds on spot, registration can be entertained ONLY if the slots are available.
  7. What are the timings of preliminary rounds?
    Will differ mall to mall and slots will be informed in prior
  8. Can I transfer my registration?
    Transfer of registrations will not be accepted.
  9. Can I participate in somebody else’s registration details?
    No. All participants will have to reconfirm their registration details at the time of the event. Government authorized proof of date of birth to be submitted while registering for the competition.
  10. Can I fill a single application form on behalf of all the members of the group participating in the event?
    No, each contestant will have to fill out an individual application form with all the mandatory fields duly filled and necessary documents attached.
  11. On what grounds can my entry be rejected or declared invalid?

    Your entry can be rejected on any of the grounds listed below.

    1. Incomplete form submitted.
    2. More than one application received from the same applicant.
    3. On denial of receipt for registered entry.
    4. Competing places are full.
    5. Any other relevant reason deemed by the management
  12. What are the criteria for judging my dish?
    Innovation, Creativity, Taste, and Presentation.
  13. Can I cook non-veg dishes for the competition?
    No, the dishes to be cooked should be strictly vegetarian.
  14. How much time do you allot for us the cook the dish?
    Maximum 45 minutes for preliminary rounds and maximum 90 minutes for the grand finale.
  15. Can I cook the dish at home & showcase the same at the competition?
    Precooked dishes are not eligible for the competition & will be subject to immediate elimination, contestants have to cook the dishes during the course of the competition. Induction stoves will be provided by the organizers and vessels used by the participants should be compatible with induction stoves.
  16. I am only a few months over aged can I participate in the event?
    No, contestants only between the age of 7 – 10 & 11 – 15 will be able to participate in their respective categories
  17. Can my parents/siblings assist me during the event?
    No, the event is structured to showcase the individual talent and any form of assistance from others will lead to disqualification.
  18. Can I appeal the decision by the judges?
    All decisions made by the management at their discretion will be deemed final.


Terms and Conditions  
  1. Forum Junior Chef Champ is a cooking competition for kids held across 2 age categories.
  2. Category 1 (age 7 – 10 years) & Category 2 (age 11 – 15 years). Proof of date of birth to be submitted while registering for the competition.
  3. The competition will comprise of 2 stages:
    • Preliminary round on 22nd June 2019
    • Mega finale round on 23rd June 2019
  4. Last Date for entry for each category is 20th June 2019, 9 PM.
  5. Dishes to be prepared without fire. Induction stove will be provided by the organizers.
  6. Any number of dishes can be prepared in the allotted time of 45 minutes for preliminary rounds. For the grand finale, one main course and one dessert to be prepared in the allotted time of 90 minutes.
  7. Only induction stoves will be provided. All ingredients and cooking vessels to be brought by participant. Pre prepared cooking will lead to immediate elimination.
  8. Dishes prepared must be purely vegetarian.
  9. Please go through FAQs before filling the application forms, discrepancies found in any of the mandatory requirements will lead to rejection of your application.
  10. The panel of judges for each category will be selected at the discretion of the management. The decision of the judges/management at its discretion will be deemed as final at all stages of the competition.
  11. Duration: The contestants will have 45 minutes to prepare, cook and plate their meals during preliminary rounds and 90 minutes during the grand finale.
  12. Criteria for judgment of recipe:
    1. Originality
    2. Creativity
    3. Taste
    4. Presentation
  13. All decisions made by the management at their discretion will be deemed final.
  14. Exchange of registration will not be accepted under any circumstance and once registered the registration is not transferable.
  15. All confirmed contestants to arrive at the venue as per the announced dates for prelims & grand finale, any contestant failing to appear on the announced date & time will be automatically disqualified.
  16. All registered participants will be divided into :
    1. Category 1 (Age 7 – 10 years)
    2. Category 2 (Age 11 – 15 years)
  17. The city police department reserves the right to cancel permission for the event at any time. In such a situation, or in case the event date or location is changed due to political rallies, natural disaster, force majeure or any other event outside the control of organizers, the organizers will hold the event at the next available and convenient date.
  18. Mall management reserves all the rights.



Forum Koramangala Mall, Bengaluru

Event Location
Forum Koramangala, No.21, Hosur Road, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560095
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
Irfan Khan
P: +91 97407 16900
E: irfan.khan@forummalls.in

Forum Neighbourhood Mall, Bengaluru

Event Location
Forum Neighbourhood Mall, Prestige Garden Constructions Pvt. Ltd. No.62, Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield, Bangalore-560066
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
Vijay Anand
P: +91 89714 20720
E: Vijay.anand@forummalls.in

Forum Sujana Mall, Hyderabad

Event Location
Forum Sujana Mall, Plot No S-16, Survey No 1009, KPHB Phase – 6, Kukatpally, Hyderabad – 500072
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
Aastha D
P: +91 88866 71036
E: aastha.d@forummalls.in

Forum Vijaya Mall, Chennai

Event Location
Forum Vijaya Mall, NSK Salai, Arcot Road, Vadapalani, Chennai – 600026
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
K.Mohammed Afsaan
P: +91 87544 67312
E: mohammed.asfaan@forummalls.in

Forum Fiza Mall, Mangaluru

Event Location
Forum Fiza Mall, Mangaladevi Road, Pandeshwar, Mangalore – 575001
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
Sumanth S
P: +91 99867 70501
E: sumanth.s@forummalls.in

Forum Centre City Mall, Mysuru

Event Location
Forum Centre City, No.8 & N-5, Hyder Ali road, NazarbadMohalla, Mysuru – 570010
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
Khuteja Afzal
P: +91 96060 80818
E: khuteja.a@forummalls.in

Forum Celebration Mall, udaipur

Event Location
Forum Celebration Mall, NH-08, Bhuwana, Udaipur – 313001
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
Rakesh Sharma
P: +91 98670 38530
E: Marketing.fcmu@forummalls.in

Forum Shantiniketan Mall, Bengaluru

Event Location
Forum Shantiniketan Mall Prestige Shantiniketan Leisures Pvt Ltd, Whitefield Main road, Hoodi, Bengaluru-560067
Locate on Google maps

Marketing Executive
P: +91 96060 08104
E: Askme.fsn@forummalls.in

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