The S’nako Stokvel took the title as East London’s winning stokvel group at the 2016 Stokvel Cooking Challenge semi-finals on Saturday, 14 May, sponsored by White Star and Royco©. The third round of semi-finals took place at Big Save Distribution Centre in Waltloo in Pretoria where the stokvel groups Motho Ka Batho Stokvel Group, Sabani Family Club and Reiteretse Club competed against each other by preparing mouth-watering dishes by making use of a mystery basket of ingredients.
S’nako Stokvel impressed the star judges – singer, actress and White Star celebrity chef, Lucia Mthiyane, and MasterChef SA 2014 runner-up, Siphokazi Mdlankomo with their scrumptious main course meal, tasty chicken skewers served with avocado pap.
The crowd was entertained with music, delicious food and drinks as well as prizes while the stokvel groups prepared and presented their dishes throughout the day. S’nako Stokvel will represent their region in the finals taking place on the 4th of June 2016.