Walmer Park Shopping Centre

Kitchen Maestro 2017 Terms & Conditions

  1.  The Kitchen Maestro competition takes place from Saturday, 8 July to Sunday, 6 August 2017.
  2.  Your entry into this competition or acceptance of a prize (in the event that you should win or receive a prize) constitutes your binding acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  3.  It is your responsibility to ensure that your entry is received by us prior to the closure of the competition dates as outlined herein. Any entries that are not received by us prior to the closure of the competition will not be eligible to participate, regardless of the reason for the late entry. We and all affiliates are not responsible for entries which are not received by us, whether timeously or not at all, regardless of cause thereof.
  4. Six (6) entrants per week will be chosen to participate in the weekly cook-offs and notified telephonically.
  5. Once notified, the entrants will have the opportunity to accept. Entrants who fail to be reached telephonically prior to the event will forfeit the opportunity and a replacement finalist will be drawn and notified telephonically.
  6. All entrants must be at Walmer Park Shopping Centre by 10h30 on the Saturday of their cook-off event they are selected for. The Cook-off will begin at 11h00.
  7. Any costs or expenses which you may incur other than in respect of those specifically included in a prize are for your own account. Walmer Park Shopping Centre will not be responsible for any costs you may incur, including those involved with transport to and from the Centre should you be selected to participate on any given day.
  8. Two entrants will be chosen per week to take part in the semi-finals which will take place on Saturday, 5th August 2017. Should any entrant not be able to attend, their place will be forfeited and an alternate entrant selected.
  9. Two finalists will be chosen on Saturday, 5th August 2017 to compete in the final event which will take place on Sunday, 6th August 2017. The entrants must confirm their availability for the finals.
  10. The winner must agree that their name may be published on the Centre’s website and/or Facebook page, Media Partner newspaper, website and/or Facebook page and announced on Algoa FM.
  11. The winner will be required to provide written consent to allow the promoter to publish or distribute the entrant’s details and photographs of the entrant and where required will become involved in further advertising and publicity in respect of this competition without compensation of any form from the promoter.
  12. Entrants need to be over the age of 16 and hold a valid RSA Identity Document. Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parents or legal guardians before entering.
  13. Prizes may not be exchanged for cash.
  14. If any winner is found to be in breach of the terms and conditions Walmer Park Shopping Centre, the organizers reserves the right to duly disqualify such person.
  15. Entrants choose to participate in this event at their own free will and risk. Walmer Park Shopping Centre and it’s affiliates will not be held responsible or liable for any injuries sustained by entrants during the course of the event.
  16. Entrants must not have cooked as a professional chef in a restaurant or food establishment of public significance to date.
  17. You may not in the past have attended and graduated from a professional cooking school. All contestants must be amateur cooks / upcoming cooks. If you have previously obtained a professional culinary qualification you may not enter. If you have started a culinary qualification but failed to complete it, you may enter. (Whether you are allowed to progress in the competition remains subject to the judges ‘discretion.) As long as you have not worked full-time in a kitchen as a cook, chef or in food preparation you can enter.
  18. You will not be entitled to any payment or involvement whatsoever in respect of your participation in Kitchen Maestro.
  19. NONE OF THE ORGANISERS / PROMOTERS NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, MEDIA AND PR AGENCIES, SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS, EXPENSE, DAMAGE, COSTS OR INJURY SUSTAINED BY YOU DURING OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PERFORMANCE OR IN RELATION TO KITCHEN MAESTRO OR THE PRIZES OFFERED. IN ADDITION, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE PRODUCERS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE WHO PARTICIPATES IN KITCHEN MAESTRO FOR ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS HOWSOEVER ARISING WHICH MAY BE SUFFERED IN RELATION TO KITCHEN MAESTRO, WHETHER AS A RESULT OF ANY NEGLIGENT ACT OR OMISSION OR ANY DEFAULT ON THE PART OF THE ORGANISERS / PROMOTERS OR OTHERWISE.
  20. You warrant that you have the capacity to agree to these terms and conditions and further that you are at complete liberty to participate in Kitchen Maestro and to comply with these terms and conditions and that doing so will not infringe upon the rights of any other person. You further warrant that the information you have provided to the Organisers / Promoters is true and accurate. The Organisers may disqualify you should you breach the aforesaid warranties.
  21. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence and or communication will be entered into.