Rotary Young Chef

Mouth-watering dishes served up by wannabe top Chefs of the future

Tom Edwards, a student at St Clement's High School emerged as the winner of the local heat of the Rotary Young Chef of the Year Competition which took place at the College of West Anglia in November

He wuill now progress to the Ditrict Round which will be held at Suffolk One Sixth Form College in Ipswich on 27th February 2016

The Competition, organised by Rotary Great Britain and Ireland is in four staesculminating in the National Final and is open to all students in full time education between the ages of 11 & 17 on August 31st. The challenge is to prepare a three course healthy meal comprising a starter, main course and dessert for two people costing less thn £15 with a time limit of 2 hours.

Tom's winning menu consisted of Salmon & Dill Pate with toasted Granary Bread, Chicken & Leek Pie with creamy colcannon mashed potato and honey roasted root vegetables followed by Lemon Cheesecake with fresh strawberries.

Judges for this round were Les Philp and Colin Rushmore, both well known in local catering circles.

Trinity Totary Club are delighted to be involved in this aspect of service to youth who are our country's future

Rotary Young Chef sub-pages:

Young Chef 2023

more Local Heat of this years competition

Winner of the District 1080 Young Chef Final

Young Chef 2019

more Winner of the District 1080 Young Chef Final

Some of the students at work

Young Chef 2017 - 18

more The lead up to this year's competition starts in the schools

Rotary Young Chef 2017 - National Final

more Josh reaches the National Final


Rotary Young Chef 2017 District Final

more Showcasing the talents of would be chefs in Rotary District 1080

Young Chef 2017

more Culinary delights from would be chefs

Tom with his creation

Rotary Young Chef 2016

more Tom Edward's progress in the competition