Commenting on the occasion, Ranjit Paliath, Senior Director - Operations, McDonald's India (West & South) said, "This 10-year journey in Pune has been phenomenal. This celebration was a small gesture of our gratitude towards our loved patrons in Pune. The response in Pune has always been splendid as it was for this contest as well, and I would like to congratulate the winners. We are committed towards our patrons in Pune and will be bringing more contests and events for them in the future."
Kunal Thacker, Senior Strategist, Teapot Entertainment Pvt Ltd., said, "We have been managing several events for McDonalds for many years now. The Eat2win contest was held across 12 McDonald's outlets in the city. At the mall, we had 10 finalists who competed in the grand finale event."
Before the bumper prize winner was announced, a mini-eat2win contest was held. The contestants had to eat as many burgers as possible in 60 seconds. Ronald McDonald, Chief Happiness Officer of McDonald's, entertained the crowd with a few magic tricks. Isha Koppikar was the chief guest for the event. She along with Ronald McDonald gave away a Maruti Suzuki A-star, to the winner of the contest.