Young Master Chef of the Year competition is now open

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 26th February 2015
The Master Chefs of Great Britain Young Master Chef of the Year competition is now open. Applicants must be chefs aged 23 years and under working in a restaurant, hotel kitchen or training at a recognized college. sole_and_crabThe competitors will produce a three-course meal including a scallop starter, a rack of lamb main and a dessert of their choice. This is designed to test their skills and giving them the opportunity to put their own flair and imagination into the dishes. The chefs will have two and a half hours to complete the menu, and competitors are asked to submit their recipes and working methods no later than Friday,  March 6 2015. There will be paper judging on Monday, March 9 2015 and the top six competitors will be notified that they are in the cook-off by Wednesday, March 11 2015. All finalists will get to travel to Koppertcress’s centre of innovation, near Rotterdam, on April 7. Each finalist will also receive a chef’s jacket and a commemorative certificate. The winner and runner-up will receive two complimentary tickets to the MCGB’s Annual Luncheon in October 2015. The winner will travel to Luxembourg courtesy of Villeroy & Boch to visit their factory, take part in a butchery master class with Aubrey Allen and spend a day at Andreas Antona’s award winning restaurant at Simpsons.Recipe_6 The runner-up will receive dinner for two at an MCGB establishment of their choice. All those entering the competition will receive free Junior Membership of The Master Chefs of Great Britain for a year. The cook-off will take place at Westminster Kingsway College on Tuesday, May 5 2015 and will be followed by the MCGB’s Young Chefs Awards Dinner at the college in the evening. For more information and to apply go to www.youngmasterchef.co.uk

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 26th February 2015

Young Master Chef of the Year competition is now open