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BCF Chef of the Year Final Cook Off and Dinner & Awards

Chef of the Year 2018Monday 23rd April.

First prize of £2,500, and the opportunity to join the squad of England’s National Culinary Team in Luxembourg at the Culinary World Cup later this year.

Sponsors are Aubrey Allen, Bord Bia and Staff Canteen.

Finalists for Chef of the Year 2018:

Matthew Nicholls Cheal’s of Henley-in-Arden
Josh Donachie The Frog, London
Leonidas Kattou Simpson’s restaurant, Edgbaston
Richard Dutton University College Birmingham
Greg Newman The Kings Hotel, Chipping Campden
Jamie Coleman Masons Arms, Knowstone, Devon
Ian Musgrave The Ritz, London
Ashley Sargent Clare College, Cambridge
Edward Marsh The Manor House, Castle Coombe, Wiltshire
Mark Stinchcombe Eckington Manor, Worcestershire

And our Judges:

Ashley Palmer-Watts, Dinner at Heston Blumenthal
Sat Bains, Restaurant Sat Bains
Adam Smith, Coworth Park
Brian Turner CBE
Pierre Koffmann
Roger Narbett MCA
Martin Carabott (Current BCF Chef of the Year and Roux Scholar 2018)
Guest judge from Les Toques Blanches Lyonnaises