Cook yourself a stay at The Phoenicia!

Win a luxury staycation at​ ​The Phoenicia​, courtesy of​ ​Rootz​. Create your grandmother’s best recipe for a chance to stay at The Phoenicia.

The award-winning iGaming company Rootz is hosting a cooking competition where one participant can win a luxury stay at The Phoenicia. Keeping in-line with Rootz’s brand symbol, the Granny, participants will have to create their grandmother’s best recipe.

In partnership with The Phoenicia, Rootz is giving the opportunity to all amateur cooks, budding chefs and food bloggers to participate in a friendly cooking competition. Contestants will have the choice to create either a starter, main dish or dessert, where the top three recipes will be selected by a panel of judges:

  • ●  Claire Borg​ (foodie Instagrammer);
  • ●  Sean Mallia​ (food photographer and stylist);
  • ●  Daniel Debattista Executive Chef at the Phoenicia hotel.

    The chosen top three recipes will be brought to Phoenicia’s Kitchen for a final taste-test. A camera crew will also be present to film the moment and capture the dishes in their most glorious form.

    This will leave the judges to pick the final winner’s dish based on the following criteria: appearance, creativity, local flair and most importantly, taste. Also, in addition, recipe contributors will have a chance to have their recipe published in Rootz own branded cookbook.

    As part of the competition, the winner will also have the opportunity to invite their family for a delicious meal, showcasing their signature dish at The Phoenicia’s elegant fine-dining restaurant, The Phoenix. Kitchen staff will be on hand to prepare other items so that guests can enjoy a full dining experience.

    To get involved, participants must submit via ​​ which will go live at 18:00 on Thursday 22nd October, and produce the following:

  • ●  An eye-catching recipe name;
  • ●  Recipe details;
  • ●  A short description of the dish;
  • ●  And a picture of themselves with their grandmother/nanna.

All entries to the competition must be handed in by Sunday 1st November. Final taste test will happen on Friday 6th November at the Phoenicia Hotel, Floriana.

Disclaimer: Wildz and Caxino is powered by Rootz Ltd and licensed by the MGA with licence number MGA/B2C/599/2018. Play responsibly. For help visit ​​ Customers must be over 18 years old.

Monique Chambers
Monique Chambers

Monique started indulge in 2011 and has since created Indulge Me GIFT and Indulge Me FOOD and volume 1 of The Artists Directory - Malta. A marketing professional by trade, Monique's passion is to promote local talent and Malta in general. Free time is her biggest indulgence, when she can tinker in her craft room or the kitchen, or be selfish with a book, the sofa and good glass of wine (of course, wearing something beautiful and with freshly coiffed hair!)

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