Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow pronounces the beginning of the LovePenang Avenue Meals competitors at his workplace in Komtar, George City September 20, 2022. — Image by Opalyn Mok
By Opalyn Mok
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2022 2:08 PM MYT
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 20 — Those that love Penang avenue meals can now vote for his or her favorite hawker within the LovePenang Avenue Meals Competitors that kicks off right this moment.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow mentioned prizes of RM200,000 are up for grabs for the hawkers that obtain the very best variety of votes, whereas voters with the very best factors would possibly get an opportunity to win money prizes too.
The competitors is open to a most of two,000 avenue meals stalls that register, and thus far, about 200 stalls have registered, he mentioned.
“There are 21 avenue meals classes which can be categorized as Penang’s iconic meals together with three basic meals teams,” he mentioned.
Among the many classes embrace char kway teow, nasi lemak and laksa, whereas these not within the classes will likely be grouped underneath three basic meals teams resembling desserts, snacks and different meals.
“Those that have eaten on the registered stalls can vote for them by scanning the QR code displayed on the respective stalls,” he mentioned.
The road meals competitors begins right this moment and ends on November 30.
Hawkers who want to participate within the competitors might go to LovePG.my or obtain the LovePENANG utility on their smartphone to register.