British Culinary Federation announce semi finalists for Chef of the Year 2016

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 4th February 2016
The British Culinary Federation (BCF) has announced its semi finalists for its 2016 Chef of the Year Competition. Peter GriffithsThis year's winner will receive a cash prize of £2,500, a Grant SV Stirring Unit and dinner for two at a Michelin starred restaurant. They will also have the opportunity to join the squad of the English National Culinary Team which will be representing their country at the Culinary World Cup in Erfurt, Germany in October. The semi-finalists for 2016 include: Jacob Robinson, Corrigan’s, Mayfair, London Alexandr Radetchi, Restaurant Story, London John Larkin, Tom’s Kitchen, London Andy Wright, Restaurant 23, Leamington Spa Carlos Martinez, The Stafford, London Brett Connor, Swinfen Hall, Staffordshire Greg Newman, Foxhill Manor, The Cotswolds Byron Franklin, Clare College, Cambridge Martin Carabott, RAC Club, London Jamie Park, Adam Handling at Caxton, London Richard Cullen, Cullen’s Restaurant, Staffordshire Paul O’Malley, Culcreuch Castle, Scotland Mathew Shropshall, University College Birmingham Imthiaz Kader, Hotel 41, Rubens at The Palace, London James Buckley, Levy Restaurants, ExCel London John Grabecki, BNY Mellon, London Gary Kilminster, Essential Cuisine, Cheshire Alex Dome, Petersham Nurseries, Richmond.

>>>READ: Spotlight on…Peter Griffiths MBE, Director of Le Salon Culinaire

Coming into its 19th year, one of the main aims of the BCF is to encourage and support young chefs to strive for excellence within their chosen profession. This prestigious competition is an opportunity for young chefs to demonstrate their culinary skills and talent. Past winners include Luke Tipping and Matt Cheal from the Michelin starred restaurant, Simpsons, Michelin starred chefs Simon Hulstone and Richard Turner, and past UK Bocuse d’Or representative and Michelin starred chef Adam Bennett, England’s National team member Simon Webb and Scottish Chef of the Year 2015, Adam Handling.

   

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 4th February 2016

British Culinary Federation announce semi finalists for Chef of the Year 2016