December 7, 2010
young chef wins Burnham-On-Sea cooking competition
Home economics students at King Alfred School in Highbridge
have been putting their catering skills to the test by competing
in the first round of the annual Rotary Young Chef Competition,
organised by Burnham-On-Sea Rotary Club.
youngsters, who were all in Year 10 and 11, were required to design,
prepare, cook and present a two-course meal on a budget of just
£10 with a time allowance of 15 minutes for food preparation
and 90 minutes for cooking, presentation and tidying their working
Joe Harrington, Zoe Tuck and Laurie McAinish were awarded the
top three positions by the panel of independent judges, who commented
on the high standard of all the entries.
"Joe will now progress to the next round of the competition,
which will be held at Wincanton on 12th February,where he will
be pitting his skills against other young chefs from all over
Somerset and parts of Dorset and Wiltshire in preparing a three-course
meal," the Rotary Club's George Moon told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
The photos show (top) winner Joe Harrington receiving his
award from Rotary President Frank Clegg, watched by one of the
judges, chef Scott Pring, and (above) runner-up Zoe Tuck