by July 15, 2015 1 comments

Less than 23% of Nigerians are self employed. Further research has shown that a thousands of people are desirous of owning their own business but don’t have the means to do so.
Young and Cerebral, a platform for expressing & encouraging passion for 18-35 year olds living in Nigeria is about to make someone’s wish come true!

At Young & Cerebral, we believe that everyone is talented and everyone has a unique gift. So if cooking is your talent, this is for you. Cook and win an opportunity to become not only self-employed but an employer of labor.

Starting from June 8th – July 31st, we dare you to compete for Honour, Respect and Fortune as you unlock your cooking skills & slice your way through to the finals in the 1st Young & Cerebral Cooking Contest

3 cooks with sterling performances will get kitchen equipment and utensils worth a Million Naira. You also stand a chance to win an Internship placement in a big restaurant plus access to a unique business development program, specially designed for you by the industry’s finest.

To participate in this Cooking Contest, Here are the Rules:

1. You must be a Nigerian living in Nigeria between the ages if 18-35 years.
2. Record a 5-Minute video of you preparing any dish of your choice and get a friend to objectively critic it.
3. Upload on and tag the video “Young and Cerebral Cooking Contest”
4. Get likes from your friends, family, & frenemies to like, comment and share your video using#CookandWin
5. Send your details, recipes used and link to the Youtube video to
6. The meal must be a unique and must never have been submitted or presented anywhere before.
7. Like & Follow Young & Cerebral pages for updates.

Facebook: (/young&cerebral)
Twitter: (@youngcerebral)
Instagram: (@youngandcerebral)

Winners will be judged based on:

Food Preparation, Presentation, WOW Factor, Objective
Criticism from Friend, General Appearance, Neatness, Eye for Detail and Artistic Quality.
Confirmed Judges are Chef Daniel Olurin// DML , Chef Abiola Akanji // RedDishCulinary, Busayo Oderinde // Food Enthusiast

|| This Competition is a Young & Cerebral initiative and is proudly sponsored by Resource Intermediaries Limited, Yemi Electronics, DML, Folaice, Knights & Bishop, Addosser Micro-Finance Bank, ZeroFinance & Reddish Chronicles.


For more details, call the organizers on 0813 303 8749 or send a mail to


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