OCTOBER 1, 2011 – Finally the much awaited Video Recipe Challenge Year two opens its door for culinary students at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled as a student chef for a diploma or certificate course from any culinary school or student of Hotel and Restaurant Management or equivalent from any college or University in Metro Manila.

The formal launching was held at Hyphy’s Restaurant, The Veranda Robinsons Galleria  attended by the country’s top chefs and Moulinex You Cook Video Recipe Challenge Judges and Mr. Noel Rama, Marketing Consultant of Collins International Trading Corporation.
  • Chef Rory Subida – seasoned Chef with more than 25 years of experience in the field of Culinary Training, Food and Beverage Operation. Popular with her publications of more than 25 volumes of Maya Cookbook.
  • Nina Daza-Puyat – Editor in Chief of Appetite Magazine and a well-know food stylist for Del Monte Kitchenomics and Co-author of “The Philippine Cookbook".
  • Chef Nino Laus – Owner of Ninyo Fusion Cuisine Restaurant
  • Chef Bruce Lim – Owner of Chef’s Table and Hyphy’s restaurant.
  • Laurent Casteret – from InterContinental Hotel
The formal launch was attended by representatives and professors from different culinary schools in Manila. Contest mechanics were discussed and the Moulinex You Cook website was formally launched  (

Here’s the video of last year’s Moulinex You Cook Video Recipe Challenge Grand Winner Ms. Nerizza Martinez and her Green Tea and Red Bean Symphony recipe.

Nerizza Martinez, First Gourmet Academy–Grand Winner Moulinex You Cook Video Recipe Challenge

Recipe Requirements: The Moulinex Recipe Challenge seeks video recipe that:
  • Feature original Filipino and International Cuisine Fusion Recipe
  • Must be prepared using any Moulinex Appliances      (Note: Purchase of Moulinex products is not required. Moulinex shall provide the appliances to participating schools upon request, at least 3 days before the day of use)
  • Must include standard measurements, complete preparation instructions, cooking time, temperatures and number of servings.
Video Requirements: 
  1. The video must be within ten (10) minutes or less
  2. The student must state their name, course, and the current school they are enrolled in.
  3. The student must say the recipe name and a brief description of the recipe. State the reason why it is chosen. Enumerate and discuss all the ingredients that will be used in the recipe.
  4. The students must clearly show the food preparation procedure.
  5. the student must use at least ONE Moulinex product in preparing his/her recipe.
  6. Any of the following video programs may be used:
For movie editing programs/software:
1. Free and simple movie editors: Windows live Movie Maker and Pinnacle Video Spin 2.0
2, “Trial full version” Intermediate/Professional Movie Editors
  • Muvee Reveal 8
  • Corel VideoStudio Pro X3
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid Video Studio
  • Sony Vegas Movie Studio
  • Ulead Video
The formats:
  • Movie File: mpeg (.mpeg; mpg; mlv; m2v; mod;.mpa; mpe; lfo; vob)
  • MP4 video File: .mp4; .m4v; mp4v; .3gpi; .3gpp; .3g2; 3gp2
  • QuickTime Movie File: (.mov) – for Mac/Apple player
  • Windows Video File: (avi) (.avi; .wmv)

Here’s how to join:
A. By mail:  Enclose in an envelope the original video recipe in a CD formal together with the completely filled-out entry form. Address it to:
Mr. Marvin Mancera, Brand Marketing Assistant – Moulinex then sent it to:
      Collins International Trading Corporation
      No. 412 Amang Rodriguez Avenue, Manggahan, Pasig City
      Tel Nos:  (02) 681 – 6161 or 681-6163
B.  In Person: Visit their office and submit an original video recipe at the address listed above. Original video recipe should be in CD format and enclosed in an envelope together with the completely filled-out entry form. Address it to Mr. Marvin Mancera, Brand Marketing Assistant – Moulinex
Qualifying Rounds: All entries submitted on or before November 10, 2011 at 6pm shall be collected and is subject to be viewed by the judges and Moulinex Marketing team for screening. The judging will be on November 11, 2011 1-6pm. The top 16 entries will qualify for the Semi-final round. All entries will be judges on the following criteria:
Creativity and Originality                                           20%
Ease of Preparation                                                  20%
Optimization of Moulinex Products                            20%
Visual appeal                                                            15%
Video Presentation                                                   15%
Pleasing Personality                                                 10%
Total                                                                        100 %

On November 18, 2011 at 1-6pm Semi-finalists will have an actual cooking demonstration of their recipe that they have presented in their video entries.
On the grand finals, eight (8) finalists has to prepare for a cooking showdown wherein random ingredients will be given to them and they have to come up with a recipe out of it.
Grand Prize Winner:
Contestant: P40,000 cash Stay and Learn Program inclusive of an overnight stay courtesy of InterContinental Hotel, Moulinex Master Chef Tour, gift pack from sponsors and a certificate of Recognition.
About Stay and Learn Program – a program of InterContinental Hotel wherein the grand winner will experience 15 days internship under the tutelage of its Executive Chefs.
Mentor: P5,000 cash, P5,000 worth of Moulinex products and gift packs from sponsors.
School: P25,000 worth of Moulinex products and an F&B Cooking Seminar for selected students courtesy of Intercontinental Hotel.
Second Prize:
Contestant: P20,000 cash, gift vouchers from InterContinental Hotel, gift packs from sponsors and a Certificate of Recognition
Mentor: P4,000 cash, P3,000 worth of Moulinex products and a gift from sponsors
School: P15,000 worth of Moulinex products
6 Consolation Prizes of P5,000 cash each for the other six (6) finalists and a Certificate of Participation

For more information, visit the Moulinex You Cook website at
Like them on Facebook, Moulinex Philippines

Deadline of Entries is on Nov 10, 2011 (6pm)
Qualifying Rounds is on Nov 11, 2011
Semi-finals:      Nov 18, 2011
Grand Finals:   Dec 3, 2011


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