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25th May 2021

Inspiring Culinary Generations announces winner of home cook competition

Written by: Edward Waddell
Inspiring Culinary Generations, a national cookery competition for young catering students and keen home cooks, has announced the 2021 National Final winner was Teresa Lynch.

On 21 May 2021 Lynch cooked her signature two-course dinner party menu of Vietnamese chicken & sweetcorn curry and yoozoo meringue ta. Seven shortlisted home cooks competed in the final where they were trying to impress celebrity chef Lesley Waters.

The winner won a luxury hamper full of cooking and foodie goodies worth over £200, plus £500-worth of Teflon non-stick coated cookware and a gift set from partner Thermapen.

Commenting on her win, Lynch said: “I feel like this is a huge stepping-stone to boosting my confidence in my cooking ability. I have always dreamed of go on to do something within the food world – I feel this achievement proves that I can do it!”

Also celebrated was William Pitt who won the Highly Commended category.

Online entries for the Inspiring Culinary Generations 2021-22 are now open and for more information on the competition please visit