Burnham-On-Sea chef competes in Rotary Young Chef contest
young chefs from across the south west gathered in Highbridge on
Saturday (February 2nd) to take part in the regional finals of the
UK Rotary Young Chef Competition.
event, held at King Alfred School, saw eight youngsters donning
their aprons to take part.
of the entrants had to cook a three-course healthy and balanced
meal in two hours using a maximum budget of £15.
Izaak Strong was among the entrants, accompanied by Peter Strong,
pictured above. His lamb kofta curry impressed the judges.
included Olivia Lovell of Dorchester, Lottie Gordon of Wells, Eloisa
Lloyd of Yeovil, Beth Wharton of Taunton, Phoebe Stroud of Westbury,
Harrison Damon of Devizes, Eleanor Penny of Crewkerne.
of the judges, Kevin Smokcum, who has assessed the entries for the
past 12 years of the Rotary competitions, said the standard was
Phil Parker, district organiser, added: "The quality of entries
really was excellent this year - the standard gets better every
year and I congratulate all the entrants."
winners were Olivia Lovell, Eloisa Lloyd and Eleanor Penny who go
through to the next round, pictured with Phil Parker below.