Terms & Conditions

Lufthansa Cook and Fly Contest

By Participating in this promotion each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to accept these Official Rules as specified herein below: This contest starts from the midnight 15 June 2015 and ends on the midnight, of 15 August 2015 IST (Indian Standard Time).

1. Promotion
(a) How to enter the promotion and to win: Participants are invited to join the Contest by liking the Lufthansa India face book page on www.facebook.com/lufthansaindia and clicking on the Lufthansa Cook and Fly Contest Promotion page. To be a part of the contest click on “Lufthansa cook and Fly Contest”, and register yourself by submitting your personal details and answer the respective questions that follow. Please submit your recipe before 15 August 2015. Please note that the recipe should be from Indian Cuisine, Main course, Vegetarian OR Non Vegetarian dish. Desserts do not qualify. A participant can submit more than 1 recipe.
(b) Eligibility: To be eligible for the contest the registration of the member must be complete in all respects. All Indian citizens who are residents of India are eligible to take part in this promotion. You must be 18 years or older to be eligible for this promotion. Entries received after the stipulated time will not be eligible for entry in the draw. Employees of Lufthansa German Airlines their affiliates, immediate families thereof, as well as employees of Lufthansa's advertising agencies are not eligible to participate. Lufthansa reserve the right to extend the promotion period beyond the stipulated date and time. No subscription of any kind or purchase or payment of any fee is required for participating.

This offer cannot be clubbed with any other offer.

2. Prizes : Sweepstakes:

  • Grand prize: One business class return ticket to any Lufthansa destination in Europe from India. The flight ticket to the LH destination will be from a Lufthansa gateway in India via our hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. In case it involves travel within India i.e. the travel from/to the winner’s place of residence to/from the Lufthansa gateway in India, such costs will be borne by the winner.
  • Recognition:The winning recipe will be featured in business or first class in one menu cycle onboard all Lufthansa flights ex-India. The duration of each menu cycle is 2 months. The winner will also get a 6 week internship with the Leela Group of hotels (subject to availability/feasibility)

Disclaimer (Grand prize):

  • Win a free Lufthansa ticket in business class to any LH destination in Europe, wherein all applicable taxes (as on the date of ticket issuance) and income tax etc. will have to borne by the prize winner.
  • The exchange rate is applicable as on the date of transaction.
  • Winners will be notified via email and/or Facebook wall post.
  • The best 8 recipes will be selected by the Jury .
  • Prizes are non-transferable & no cash alternatives will be provided. Winners must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these official rules and winning are contingent upon fulfilling of all such requirements.
  • The winner must accept the Prize as it is.
  • All prizes not collected after the stipulated date will be forfeited.
  • Signing of Indemnity Bond is pre requisite to claim the Grand Prize.

Other Prizes: Chef’s Pick of the Week

  • 8 hand blenders from any of the leading kitchen appliances brand (model, color etc subject to availability – 1 every week. Any complaints with regard to the product will not be entertained by Lufthansa.

3. General Terms & Conditions:


  • Visuals shown are for illustrative purposes only.
  • All the eligible individual recipes would be screened and checked by the expert Chef Jury consisting of Chef Thomas Brockenauer, Chef Vinod Saini and Chef Kunal Kapur.
  • All entries received will be seen by the Jury of prominent chefs. Every week the Jury will pick up one best recipe from the recipes submitted. After the end date of the contest the Jury will select the 8 BEST recipes from all the recipes received. The top 8 recipes will qualify for the Grand finale event organized by Contest Administrators at The Leela in Gurgaon on 08 September 2015. The Grand Event at The Leela will be a live cooking performance by the shortlisted 8 contestants for the recipes they had submitted.

Terms and Conditions for the contest

  • The weekly winners for the Chef’s Pick of the week contest may or may not qualify for the final round of 8 recipes selected by the Cook and Fly Jury.
  • Post selection of top 8 recipes the return air tickets will be provided by Lufthansa for the Contestant only for the day of finale to Delhi and return on the same day in any of the domestic airlines, depending on the availability.
  • The jury’s decision will be based on a thorough analysis of the recipe submitted and/or cooked and this will be final and binding. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. The recipe will be judged on 3 criteria: Taste, Presentation & Innovation.
  • The contestants will be asked to carry the required spices and/or specific ingredients required for cooking the final dish.
  • Lufthansa does not take any responsibility whatsoever for the stay (lodging) of the participants attending the final competition event at the Leela.
  • The recipes submitted by the contestant should be the original ideas and should not have been copied from anywhere.
  • The winner of the Lufthansa Cook and fly Contest will sign an Indemnity Bond in favour of Lufthansa German Airlines indemnifying Lufthansa against all claims, liabilities, losses and/or costs and expenditure of any nature whatsoever which may be made against them or incurred by them arising directly or indirectly out of any claim of any person claiming that the recipe submitted by the winner is not his original idea.
  • The final winner’s recipe, may or may not make it to the Lufthansa in-flight menu.
  • Lufthansa reserves the right to use the name/photo of the winners for any promotional activities in future.
  • The winning recipe becomes the property of Lufthansa and can be used/ altered in any form for any usage in future.
  • The date of the Grand event is liable to be changed at a short notice.
  • Lufthansa has the right to extend and/or cancel the contest without any prior notification.
  • The winner will be liable to bear all applicable taxes (current applicable TDS 30%) or surcharges that may be levied on the Prize and for any expenses not specified in the description of the prize herein. The winner will only be eligible to claim the prize once he/she produces to the administrator the physical proof of having deposited the applicable TDS evidenced through an original challan /certificate on the value of the prize. Non-compliance with this provision will disqualify the winner from any claims whatsoever for the prize or otherwise.
  • By entering the promotion, each participant agrees to the use, by Lufthansa and its partners, in any manner, for any purpose, at any time and in any medium, their name, photograph and/or likeness, without compensation.
  • In the event Benefits involve travel, the selected Participant shall be responsible for procuring and paying the cost of all the legal documents and procedures in order to travel, including visas, taxes and any other documents. All travel arrangements relating to the Benefits are subject to availability, as determined in Lufthansa German Airlines sole discretion.
  • Lufthansa holds the right to ask for the identification proof in the form of a valid passport copy, latest /recent passport size profile picture, voter’s ID or any other document to validate the personal identification and the address proof. The details provided will be verified by the administrator. A valid passport is however mandatory to claim Grand Prize.
  • The winner and/or the Guest of the promotion agrees that he/she shall make himself/herself available from time to time and co-operate with the administrator and participate in any activity and/or campaign (“Promotional Activity”) of any nature whatsoever, without any compensation. Further, the winner or the Guest shall at no point of time refuse or disagree to participate in any such Promotional Activity for any reason whatsoever. The winner agrees that the footage of any nature with regard to the winner and/or the Guest shall vest with the administrator, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and any other rights for worldwide and in perpetuity of the footage of any kind shot with the participant/guest.
  • The winner must click his/her own images, images of the Lufthansa aircraft, images of the places visited and the famous tourist spots. These pictures/images have to be submitted to Lufthansa India (delgpmarketing@dlh.de) within 72 hours of return to India. Winner agrees that Lufthansa can use these pictures/ images as promotional material and will be a part of Lufthansa’s Archive gallery. The winner will have to sign an indemnity Bond to this effect, failing which the prize shall be forfeited. Any non-compliance with regard to the submission of images as mentioned above will invite penalty in any form including legal proceedings against the winner. Lufthansa also encourages the winner to shoot any videos as per their convenience to be used for similar purposes.



  • By entering into promotion, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and that the decisions of the Administrator shall be final. The promotion Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any winners should any of the promotion rules and regulations are breached or in case of dummy accounts. No correspondence shall be entertained. Each participant agrees to release the Administrator and the employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives of the Administrator, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the promotion or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Entry into the game constitutes agreement of the participant with the Administrator’s and Promotion organizers to publish the photos and prizes of the winners in the Promotion website, press and/or any other media that the promotion Administrator deems fit, reserving the rights of such publications fully and the right to contact you in the future. Lufthansa India is not responsible for any actions taken by Facebook in regard to the functioning of the application including but not limited to the application experiencing downtime, inability of users to access or play the game, loss of scores, registration or login details or submission of recipes. Lufthansa reserves the right to disqualify any participant or adjust any final scores awarded if they in breach of the Rules of the game, or if unfair play is suspected.
  • Winner agrees that he/she shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Lufthansa German Airlines and their respective employees, agents, contractors, officers, directors, and members, from and against any and all third party claims, demands, causes of action, loss, liability, damage, cost (including settlement costs) and expense, arising out of, relating to, caused by, or resulting from: (1) the breach or alleged breach by the winner of any the terms & conditions; or (2) the negligent acts or omissions of winner; or; or (3) breach of any representations, warranties and/or agreements by the winner; or (4) any violation by the winner of any law, rule or regulation.

4. Drawing and Notification:

  • Winners will be determined by the Jury from all correct and complete entries received. No correspondence will be entertained. Results of the Top 8 winners will be announced within 4 weeks after the stipulated closing date of the Contest. Entrants are responsible for ensuring that their profiles are updated and that their names and email IDs have been accurately submitted on the Registration form. This is to allow the Contest Administrator to verify the winners’ profiles. No disputes/correspondence of any kind whatsoever will be entertained with respect to the selection of the winners
  • The Winners names would be published on www.facebook.com/lufthansaindia or winners will be contacted personally. The Winner will have 5 working days to accept the prize and provide the passport copy and any other identification documents as requested by the promotion.
  • Administrator from the date results are posted online on the Promotion website www.facebook.com/lufthansaindia. The promotion Administrator will not be responsible for and will not be liable for any inaccurate or incorrect entry or information by the entrants, which results in any late, misdirected, lost, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winners. If a winner cannot be reached via the e-mail address and/or contact number provided on entry form within five (5) working days from Promotion Administrator's first attempt to contact him/her, or if he/she is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, an alternate winner will be selected by Jury.

5.Disclaimer :

  • Participants agree that Information provided on the contest page is based on secondary research. While all reasonable effort has been made to obtain correct information, Administrator makes no representation regarding its accuracy of this information.
  • The information contained in this game is only for the purpose of this game. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the contents of this game. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
  • Entrants agree that Promotion/Promotion Administrator shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize(s), participation in Promotion, or any technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, or unavailable network server, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability of cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors or problems of any kind whether technical, mechanical, electronic, network, printing, typographical, computer, computer on-line system, computer equipment, hardware, software, or any combination thereof, or any entries that are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants also agree that Promotion Administrator is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer related to or resulting from Promotion and its prizes. The Promotion Administrator is not liable for damage to a user's computer system in any way due to an entrant's participation in the Promotion or downloading any information in connection with the Promotion, including without limitation any server failure, lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Prizes, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of the entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials.
  • The Promotion Administrator reserves the right to modify or cancel the Promotion in the event that it becomes technically corrupted.
  • If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Promotion administrator, that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, the administrator reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Promotion and/or prizes. Administrator further reserves the right to disqualify, from this Promotion and future Promotions of the Administrator, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. Administrator may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in Administrator's sole discretion, Administrator determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Administrator’s representatives.

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  • Lufthansa respects your privacy.
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