2011 Roux Scholarship Announcement

2011 Roux Scholarship Announcement
The Roux Scholarship

The Roux Scholarship

Premium Supplier 16th December 2010

2011 Roux Scholarship Announcement

Entrants, who must be cooking in the UK and be between 22 and 30, have until midnighton the 31st January 2011 to submit a recipe to serve 4 people using: 1 monkfish tail ofbetween 1.2 – 1.4k weight, served either as a whole or in portions, accompanied by a ricedish and a green vegetable of choice.Alain Roux said: “Monkfish is a popular fish amongst professionals and diners but is alsoversatile and meaty giving competitors the opportunity to be creative. But, donʼt be fooledinto thinking it is easy. We are looking, as we always do, for clean, clearly thought outrecipes with a good balance of both flavour and technique.”The semi final will be held on Thursday 10th March 2011 in both Birmingham and London.Judges include Michel and Albert Roux and their sons Alain and Michel Jnr, BrianTurner, Gary Rhodes, Andrew Fairlie, David Nicholls, they will be joined again thisyear by new judge James Martin from the popular BBC show, Saturday Kitchen.The winner receives a career changing opportunity: a 3 month stage at a 3 Michelinstarred restaurant anywhere in the world all expenses paid. Plus a number of uniqueprizes all related to food and hospitality.
Other News
2010 Scholar Kenneth Culhane to do “stage” at critically acclaimed, Jean Georges, NewYork. One of just five restaurants in the city awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide.Kenneth Culhane of Baxter Storey who won the Roux Scholarship in April 2010 haschosen to do his winners stage at Jean Georges restaurant in New York City from Marchto May 2011.
Commenting on his decision Kenneth said: “I have always wanted to go and spend sometime in the US and with my love of Asian food and my classical training I felt that sometime with Jean Georges Vongerichten would be very beneficial. He is a great chef who hasmanaged to marry both French and Asian influences in a new and exciting way for manyyears. The trip also gives me time to explore New York, its food and its culture.”Another Roux Scholar wins National Chef of the year 2010. Hrishikesh Desai, RouxScholar 2009 follows Steve Love and Simon Hulstone to win the coveted title. SimonHulstone, last yearʼs winner and a member of the judging panel said “Richi cooked a greatmenu and made it a hat trick for The Roux Scholarship”. Hrishikesh triumphed in the live