KFC Taste Kitchen FAQ's

What is KFC Taste Kitchen?

KFC Taste Kitchen is a brand new reality cooking competition that takes home cooks on a journey of innovation & explosive taste with the hope of inspiring a new range of localised KFC sides.

How does KFC Taste Kitchen work?

Over 13 weeks, 11 teams of 2 home cooks will compete against each other, to create the most innovative and authentic South African side dishes that they feel complement KFC's original recipe chicken.

What is a side dish?

A side dish, sometimes referred to as a side order, side item, or simply a side, is a food item that should accompany and complement KFC's delicious original recipe chicken. For example: mash and gravy.

Is KFC Taste Kitchen open to only professional chefs?

No. We’re looking for South Africans from all walks of life, who have a passion for cooking.

Where can I audition?

Our auditions wrapped on Saturday 6 May, 2017 in Cape Town, following a memorable cross-country tour.

What will the winner get?

The winning duo walks away with R1 million! The full prize package will be announced at a later stage.

Where and when will KFC Taste Kitchen air?

KFC Taste Kitchen will air on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) from 14 July 2017 to 10 October 2017.

Where can I follow the conversation on social media?

Keep abreast of all things KFC Taste Kitchen on all our Mzansi Magic online properties. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtag #TasteKitchen.