AA Hospitality Awards Announce shortlist for AA Restaurant Guide 2017 Chef of the Year

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Editor 14th September 2016

With less than two weeks to go to the AA Hospitality Awards the excitement and anticipation is growing.  This year the AA Restaurant Guide 2017 has changed the name of the much coveted AA Chefs’ Chef to the AA Chef of the Year. 

The name change has not altered how the award winner is selected as it is still voted for by chefs who currently have an AA Rosette award.  To be held in such high esteem by your contemporaries and peers is what makes this award so sought after and past winners, including Tom Kerridge, Daniel Clifford, Nathan Outlaw and Marcus Wareing, will attest to the honour.

For the first time, the AA is announcing the chefs who have been shortlisted for this year’s award.  The shortlist is:

Angela Hartnett

Ashley Palmer Watts

Clare Smyth MBE

Nigel Haworth

Sat Bains

Simon Rogan

The winner will be announced at the AA Hospitality Awards on September 26 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London where guests will be treated to a stunning menu created by 2015 AA Chefs’ Chef, Daniel Clifford.  The event will see 23 winners receive their awards from host Hugh Dennis, as well as the announcement of the new three, four and five AA Rosettes and AA Red Star establishments.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 14th September 2016

AA Hospitality Awards Announce shortlist for AA Restaurant Guide 2017 Chef of the Year