KATHMANDU, April 7: The BBC MasterChef: The Professionals team arrived in Nepal today as part of the country's post-COVID tourism revival campaign. The team was welcomed by Nepal Tourism Board officials at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.
The team comprising chefs Santosh Shah, Aleks, Bart and Philippe, has arrived in Kathmandu and is set to engage in various publicity programs for seven days.
Under the 'MasterChef Finalists Tour To Nepal' campaign organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter, the team involving finalists of the BBC MasterChef: The Professionals 2020, was invited to Nepal to reveal the country's tourist destinations through its original culture and dishes.
The team will participate in various food related events including the ones with the theme of 'fine dining' in Kathmandu and 'Mithila food and recipe' in Janakpur and in promotional programmes of the Tharu culture and dishes in Bardiya.
Similarly, they are scheduled to visit Kala Patthar and Pokhara, major tourist hubs. The team will also participate in the 45th annual general assembly of PATA Nepal taking place on April 11.