Local pupil from St Catherine's Academy wins Rotary Young Chef competition

Two pupils from St Catherine's Academy, Bolton enter Rotary Young Chef competition

ROTARY DISTRICT 1285

YOUNG CHEF COMPETITION 2016

District Final 30th January 2016.

The Young Chef District Final was held on the 30th January 2016 at Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale. There were nine young contestants taking part each of whom were sponsored by a local Rotary Club. Details of the entrants, their Schools  and sponsoring Rotary Club are given below :-
  • Ryan Williams             St Catherine's Academy                Rotary Club of Bolton Daybreak
  • Keiron McCormack     St Catherine's Academy               Rotary Club of Bolton Daybreak
  • Roukaya Bouamra       Irlam & Cadishead College          Rotary Club of Irlam
  • Annabel Broadbent      Cheadle Hulme School                Rotary Club of Cheadle Hulme
  • Rachel Tibbits              Kingsway School                          Rotary Club of Cheadle Hulme    
  • Tom Nixon                    Biddulph High School                  Rotary Club of Biddulph
  • Jamey Casey                Congleton High School               Rotary Club of Congleton
  •  Rachel Hodnet             Parrswood                                   Rotary Club of M/c Breakfast
  •  Ben Airey                       Parrswood                                  Rotary Club of M/c Breakfast

The Judges for this District Final were John Bainbridge , Daryll  Houghton , Jorge Orencio.( all from the Marriott Hotel ) and Trevor Hoyle. We are grateful to all four Judges who give so freely of their time and also to the Marriott Hotel who continue to offer their help and support to this event.

The winners of the event were

1st place     Keiron McCormack

2nd place     Tom Nixon

3rd place     Roukaya Bouamra

In announcing their decisions the Judges remarked on the high standards achieved by all the competitors and offered their sincere congratulations to all entrants. They also gave personal feedback to the three winners  that would help them when they progressed to the Regional Final.

The Certificates and trophies were presented to the competitors by our District Governor Elect Stan Bowes. In making the awards Stan gave thanks to all those who had helped organise the event and gave particular thanks to Hopwood Hall College  for the facilities they had made available. 

So  Keiron, Tom and Roukaya  now progress to the Regional Final of the Young Chef competition. This is being held on Saturday 5th March 2016 and the venue is Kendal College, Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AY.

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