Chefs impress at Wessex Salon Culinaire 2018

18/06/2018 - 14:56
Culinary students from across the country descended upon Brockenhurst College last month (30-31 May) for the annual Wessex Salon Culinaire competition, co-hosted by the Craft Guild of Chefs.

With over 500 entrants, the two-day event is one of the biggest and most exciting competitions in the UK and is divided into five different categories: live hot, live cold, restaurant, display and the Wessex bake-off.

Open to student chefs, front of house staff and patissiers, the competition – now in its fifth year - is designed to give competitors their “first taste of competition experience.”

The full list of 2018 results is as below:

  • Bakery skills - Chole Judd, bronze
  • Fruit tart - Connor Stow, gold; William Richomme, cert; Verity Lynn, cert; Sydney Knight, cert;
  • Cold chocolate dessert – Nicola Shaw, bronze; Joshua James, bronza
  • Starters - Lee Eastman-Thompson, silver; Carlo Downie, cert
  • Terrine or pate - Shaun Phillips, bronze; Andy Sutcliffe, bronze
  • Fruit and vegetable carving - Jayadeva Sivaraja, gold; Suzanne Moore, bronze
  • Meat/poultry/fish/shellfish main - Jack Stoker, gold; Shaun Williamson, bronze; Lee Eastman Thomas, bronze
  • Vegetarian Main - Emily Stephenson, bronze
  • 3 course gourmet meal - Ben Tingley, bronze
  • Gastro pub - Andy Sutcliffe, silver

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