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20th February 2020

Young Pastry Chef of the Year announces 12 semi-finalists

Written by: Edward Waddell
The Young Pastry Chef of the Year 2020 has announces the 12 semi-finalists who will compete for a space in the final.

The overall winner will receive the David Lyell Scholarship, which was set up in memory of the former chairman of Town & Country Fine Foods. The competition is open to pastry chefs aged 23 and under on 1 march 2020. 

The 12 semi-finalists include: 

City of Glasgow College (3 March)

  • Abigail Bond - Old Course St. Andrews 
  • Robbie John Gray Maitland - City of Glasgow College 
  • Ruth Dowie - Ayrshire College 
  • Victoria Hollingsworth - The Gleneagles Hotel 

The Sheffield College  (3 March)

  • Adam Gough - Hopwood College 
  • Chloe Hammond - Claire Clarke Academy - MK College 
  • Fern Donovan - Infusions Group 
  • Lourdes Callum Shaw- Kings College 
  • Holly Jackson - Hopwood College 

Town and Country (3 March) 

  • Caitlin Kemp-Powell - Farnborough College 
  • Emily Steen - St. David's Hotel 
  • Mark Barnes - Grand Hotel Eastbourne

The Young Pastry Chef of the Year final will take place on 7 April 2020 at The Claire Clark Academy in Milton Keynes.