Youngsters serve up a treat

July 31 2017

Ten young chefs from Year 9 at Brimsham Green School have fought it out to be crowned Rotary Young Chef.

Ten young chefs from Year 9 at Brimsham Green School have fought it out to be crowned Rotary Young Chef. 

The students had to create a main meal and dessert in 90 minutes which promoted healthy eating and that could be sold in a themed restaurant of their choice.

A panel of judges consisting of Ann Murray (Coooking4), Jane Grafton (Cookery School Manager at Hobbs House) and Jonathan Jones (JJ Sports Catering) were on hand to assess their efforts. 

First Prize went to William Sell for his Pan Fried Salmon with Asparagus on a bed of Couscous, and a dessert of Deconstructed Strawberry Cheesecake with Pink Peppercorn Crunch. William received £25, plus half-day courses at both Cooking4 and Hobbs House.

Second Prize went to Alice Prottey for her Bread based Pizza and fruit tarts. Alice received £10 and a half-day course at Cooking4.

Ann Murray said: “I’ve been involved with this competition for a number of years and I’m hugely impressed by the standard of Food Technology teaching in local schools.  Healthy eating is something I’m passionate about, but for the competition I also looked for taste, style, presentation and flair”

The certificates and prizes were handed out by Chipping Sodbury Rotary Club’s vice President Richard Little.