teenager competes in district finals of young chef contest
talented young chef from Burnham-On-Sea competed against youngsters
from across the area when he reached the district finals of the
Rotary Club's Young Chef of the Year Competition on Saturday (February
Pring, 13, cooked a three-course meal in front of a panel of expert
judges during the latest stage of the contest, held at King Alfred
School in Highbridge.
pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I was the youngest person
to reach the district finals, so I was really pleased to get this
far. I love cooking and enjoyed taking part."
entry comprised of a starter of a roasted portobello mushroom,
a main course of chicken breast in a white wine sauce, followed
by a dessert of chocolate and vanilla cheesecake.
just narrowly missed out on progressing to the next round of the
competition, which is to be held in March. Saturday's winner was
Abbie Smith from Minehead and the runner-up was Isobel Younger
from Sherbourne (both of whom are pictured below).
Jane Gibbs told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a fantastic
district final and all of the young cooks showed they have got
this far by working hard and showing real creativity. There were
some superb meals on show and only a few marks separated the entries,
so congratulations go to them all."
winner was Abbie Smith from Minehead, who is shown with organiser
Jane Gibbs and the Rotary Club's district assistant governor Scott
Younger from Sherbourne received the runner's up award from Mr