Young Scottish Seafood Chef - entry deadline 28 April

Young Scottish Seafood Chef - entry deadline 28 April
Federation of Chefs Scotland

Federation of Chefs Scotland

Standard Supplier 26th April 2011

Young Scottish Seafood Chef - entry deadline 28 April

In association with Seafood Scotland we are looking for Scotland's best young seafood chef, the winner will have the opportunity to cook for Seafood Scotland at events during the year. 
First Prize is a weeks work experience at the award winning Captain's Galley in Scrabster. At this award winning Seafood Restaurant you will have the opportunity to be on the fish markets and aboard local boats buying their fish and shellfish, on the beaches collecting shells and different varieties of seaweed, so along with the cooking, you will gain experience, in all the aspects of the fishing industry from fishermen to plate.The aim is to encourage young chefs working in Scotland to make greater use of fresh, local, Scottish seafood.
The 6 finalists will be invited to spend a day in the northeast of Scotland, with overnight stay and seafood supper in the company of fishermen.  This will be followed by an early morning tour of Peterhead fish market, visits onboard fishing vessels, and a tour of seafood processing factories.
The  competition is open to young chefs aged 23 and younger studying or working in Scotland. You must submit recipes for two portions of a starter and a main dish.

One course must use at least two of the following species: Hake, Herring, Haddock, Megrim, Squid, and one course must use at least one of  the following species: Crab, Scallops.
 Judges will be looking for competitors to show imagination in their choice of recipe ingredients, for use of seasonal Scottish produce, and for skill in preparation, cooking and presentation.
For more information and to down load the entry forms please click here

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