named for Great Burnham Bake Off baking competition
Great Burnham Bake Off returns on Saturday 25th October at the
town's Food and Drink Festival and the organising team have this
week revealed the judging line-up.
Faulkner from BBC Somerset, right, local business owner
Debbie March and Sedgemoor District Council's Vicky Banham will
be assessing the entries.
organiser Beverley Milner Simonds said: "We get a lot of
offers and approaches from people wanting to judge the bake off
- they have seen the high standards of the bakes at previous competitions
and think that they will be able to get a slice of the action."
we have to narrow down the field and we are really pleased with
the three judges we have confirmed for the competition. Matt Faulkner
is a familiar voice to many listeners to BBC Somerset, Debbie
March is a local business owner and Vicky Banham is tasked with
promoting Sedgemoor to tourists. We think they are a great mix
of local people and we are looking forward to putting their taste
buds to the test."
March, Manager of The Retreat Caravan Park in Burnham, said: "I
am delighted to be one of the judges this year for the Great Burnham
Bake Off and look forward to tasting all the wonderful creations
from the bakers."
Faulkner, from BBC Somerset, added: "I am really looking
forward to being a part of the judging team for this years
Great Burnham Bake Off. I have a tremendous sweet tooth that I
am very happy to put to good use and cant wait to try all
Vicky Banham, Tourism Officer from Sedgemoor District Council,
added: "I will be on starvation rations ready for the task
of tasting the work of all the talented bakers at the festival
which is a great showcase for our fabulous Somerset food and drink
and a wonderful boost for Burnham on Sea."
Great Burnham Bake Off, sponsored by Positive Wealth Creation
Ltd, is part of the Burnham-On-Sea Food and Drink Festival. It
is free to enter and entry forms can be downloaded from the festival
website. Bakes must be brought to Somerset Skills & Learning
before 2pm on the day of the festival with a completed form.