The Staff Canteen Live 2014 brought the UK's top chefs to the stage to showcase their Michelin-starred dishes and culinary skills live, including Michael Wignall, Tom Aikens and Dominic Chapman.

Also on stage were big named chefs Richard Davies, Sam Moody and Luke Holder who each showcased dishes from their restaurants and answered questions from the audience.

After a successful debut the previous year, The Staff Canteen Live 2014 returned to the Hotel & Catering Show with a star-studded line up of chefs.

The show saw a number of the country's leading chefs including Michael Wignall, Tom Aikens, and Dominic Chapman come together in one venue take to the stage to demonstrate their skills in front of a live audience on the 11th and 12th of March at the Bournemouth International Centre. 

On day two there was a presentation to industry charity Hospitality Action with Michael Wignall handing over a cheque for £1,500 raised by The Staff Canteen from a 20p donation from each download of our chef + app. Senior fundraising and marketing executive from Hospitality Action, Giuliana Vittiglio, said: “We’re really grateful to Mark and the whole Staff Canteen team for all their support, not only at this particular show but over the years as well.”

The Staff Canteen Live 2014 recipes

Tom Aikens recipe:


Michael Wignall recipe:

Passe Crassane pear with violet, chocolate and hazelnut crumb