Finalists in the Jom Airfry Dan Menang Cooking Competition face off in the Grand Finale Cook-off

The exiting team battles to the Jom Airfry dan Menang cooking competition, where 5 pairs of the contestant are carefully selected from the numerous entries received, took to the big stage today for the grand finale cook-off at Tropicana City Mall. The Jom Airfry dan Menang competition was organised by Institut Jantung Negara (IJN) and Philips Malaysia as part of their continued partnership for the FATCHECK For A Healthy Heart programme. In the grand finale organised in partnership with AEON BiG, the five pairs of airfrying enthusiasts battled it out to win prizes totalling over RM35,000.


The Jom Airfry dan Menang competition was organised in support of the World Heart Federation’s annual World Heart Day celebration,
which aims to increase awareness on cardiovascular diseases (CVD). During the event, participants is bringing you with their healthy recipes where they brings you with the low-fat and friendly diets. The finalist is then being selected based on the healthfulness and presentation of their recipes, the creative usage of the airfryer as well as the amateur chefs’ own personal story using the airfryer.


During the event, “Philips” focus on the the heart encompasses prevention, diagnosis and treatment. And with the partnershop with the World Heart Federation is an important element of our commitment to drive prevention of CVD by highlighting the risk factors associated with CVD and to
help people make better choices and develop healthier habits for life,” said Mr Muhammad Ali Jaleel, Chief Executive Officer for Philips Group of Companies in Malaysia. “This is also our second year working with IJN for the FATCHECK for a Healthy Heart community education programme as it is our shared mission to create deeper understanding of heart-healthy eating among the public.”
And this year, Philips comes up with their new air-fryerer where one can enjoy the heart-healthy,low-fat cooking that is easy and fuss-free without compromising on taste. The dishes prepared today by our nfinalists with their passion for airfrying are great examples of what the Airfryer can do with less to no oil at all,”
Not just that, in the event, we witness the final five teams whi attended attended a masterclass session where they had the opportunity to learn from Celebrity Chef Zamzani Wahab and Puan Mary Easaw, chief dietician from IJN, on cooking under pressure and recommended nutritional
requirements respectively. The teams were able to apply their knowledge from the masterclass in the grand finale showdown. To add to the challenge faced by the finalists, the grand finale cook-off featured a mystery box which held a secret ingredient that had to be included in the final dish. In one hour, participants had to whip up a two-course meal for two consisting of a low-fat nutritious main course and a dessert using the Philips Airfryer.
 The cook-off finale was judged by Dato’ Seri Dr Mohd Azhari Yakub; Puan Mary Easaw; Celebrity Chef and cookbook author Marina Mustafa and Mr Muhammad Ali Jaleel. The dishes were judged based on their taste, appearance and nutritional value.
The winning teams won the following:
            Grand prize winners – RM10,000 worth of Philips products and IJN Men and Women Wellness Package worth RM3,000
            Second prize winners – RM7,000 worthn of Phiips products and IJN Essential Wellness Package worth RM1,900
            Third prize winners – RM5,000 worth of Philips products and IJN Essential Wellness Package worth RM1,900
            Consolation prize winners – RM1,500 worth of IJN Fitness and Wellness Package
Apart from the grand finale of the Jom Airfry dan Menang cooking competition, the weekend roadshow at Tropicana City Mall in conjunction with the grand finale also offered free public health screening by IJN to first 100 visitors, promotions on IJN Wellness packages and a showcase of Philips’ appliances.
For more information on the FATCHECK For A Healthy Heart competition and programme, visit or


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