Tim Anderson wins Slider Decider 2014

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 6th June 2014
  Slider Decider 2014 lineup   First he won over John, Gregg and the British public on MasterChef 2011 with his Japanese inspired dishes, and last night Tim Anderson added another trophy to his cabinet after being crowned the Slider Decider 2014 champion. Fifteen of the UK’s most talented and creative chefs took part in the bun fight at The Gun Docklands, but it was Anderson’s “Dalstonburg Disaster” that was crowned best of the bunch by judges Rebecca Seal of Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, acclaimed restaurant critic Tracey MacLeod from the Independent, London Evening Standard’s Food Editor Victoria Stewart and Editor of Restaurant magazine Stefan Chomka. Anderson’s winning creation combined a host of impressive ingredients: a craft beer gua bao-style Oscar Gomez Gomez of BRGR.CObun, Kewpee mayo and gochujang hispi cabbage slaw, aged mince with bone marrow and umami butter, craft beer burger cheese, brisket braised in craft beer, chipotle, and tonkotsu ramen broth, fried fermented onions, fermented heritage carrot and locally foraged seasonal nasturtium burger sauce. All served with a cronut hole and craft beer. In second place was Jacques Fourie of Ember Yard with his hot smoked Iberico pork cheek, guindilla marmalade, lardo and fennel & watercress slaw slider. While Oscar Gomez Gomez from BRGR.CO came third with his butcher's cut slider with Blackstick's blue cheese and caramelised onion.   See the full list below:
  • L'Anima - Valerio Mazzei: Beef slider with burrata and smoked aubergine compote
  • Ember Yard - Jacques Fourie: Hot smoked Iberico pork cheek, guindilla marmalade, lardo and fennel & watercress slaw.
  • BRGR.CO - Oscar Gomez Gomez: Butcher's cut slider with Blackstick's blue cheese and caramelised onion.
  • The Bloody Oyster - Ed Ford: The New Orleans Slider - deep fried oysters, celeriac remoulade, pickles and oyster leaf mayonnaise.
  • Brindisa - Josep Carbonell: Blanco y negro burger - slider of white butifarra sausage and black pudding with mushroom mayonnaise.
  • Hixter - Ronnie Murray: Glenarm Estate mighty marbled salt-aged butler steak slipper
  • Opera Tavern - Jamie Thickett: Iberico pork slider with lobster, fried courgette, nduja aioli and saffron bun.
  • Boom Burger - Josh de Lisser: Baby Boom - a slider sized version of the signature Josh de Lisser of Boom Burger Boom Burger with cheese and bacon jam.
  • Mews of Mayfair - Michael Lecouter: Beer fed Dexter beef slider with smoked brisket, Oggleshield croquette and tomato and thyme jam
  • Nanban - Tim Anderson: Craft beer gua bao-style bun, Kewpee mayo and gochujang hispi cabbage slaw, Aged mince with bone marrow and umami butter, Craft beer burger cheese, Brisket braised in craft beer, chipotle, and tonkotsu ramen broth, Fried fermented onions, Fermented heritage carrot and locally foraged seasonal nasturtium burger sauce, Served with a cronut hole and craft beer.
  • The Flask - Alexandre Ng: Papa Slider - dal chilli croquette, tomato chatini, crispy shallots, wild garlic mayo, avocado mousse, cheese and bulgogi beef
  • Fika - Darwin Garcia Real: Beef slider with Applewood Smoked Cheddar
  • Nigel Fredricks Butcher - Craig Osborne: The Truffle Burger
  • Burger Craft - Chris Clawson: bbBLTc - Dry-aged beef patty topped with Sandridge streaky bacon, crispy bacon dust, American cheese with baby gem lettuce and plum tomato in a seeded brioche bun smeared with bacon jam
  • The Cadogan Arms (ETM Group) - Sam Hawkes: Scottish Blackface lamb merguez, breaded Maldon oyster, sea spinach, oak smoked hollandaise, caviar.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 6th June 2014

Tim Anderson wins Slider Decider 2014