Bocuse d’Or UK Academy raises £33,000 to support Team UK’s  Bocuse d’Or Europe ambitions

  The Bocuse d’Or UK Academy dinner which took place in the Atrium restaurant of University College Birmingham on Friday 23 February raised more than £33,000 for the UK Team. The funds will go towards supporting candidate Tom Phillips as he trains to compete in the Bocuse d’Or European heats on June 11 2018. Team UK is one of 20 countries confirmed to take part in the … Continue reading Bocuse d’Or UK Academy raises £33,000 to support Team UK’s  Bocuse d’Or Europe ambitions

BOCUSE D’OR IN TURIN: THE 20 COMPETING COUNTRIES UNVEILED TODAY

The last step for Europe before going to the Olympics of Gastronomy will take place in Turin, Italy, from June 11th to 12th 2018  For the very first time in the history of the contest, the Bocuse d’Or Europe event will take place in Southern Europe. After Norway, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden and Hungary, it is now Italy’s turn – and the region of Piedmont in … Continue reading BOCUSE D’OR IN TURIN: THE 20 COMPETING COUNTRIES UNVEILED TODAY

Photography by Jodi Hinds for Bocuse d'Or Team UK

Tom Phillips UK Candidate 2018

Tom Phillips, 25, first learnt about the Bocuse d’Or as an apprentice at The Ritz in London. As soon as the hotel’s executive chef and former candidate John Williams introduced the competition to him he was captivated. Tom’s captivation became more serious during a conversation in the USA with current Bocuse d’Or title holder Mathew Peters from  The French Laundry. Mathew told Tom that if … Continue reading Tom Phillips UK Candidate 2018

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Chef Anthony Wright menu for Budapest

ANTHONY WRIGHT, SENIOR CHEF AND LECTURER AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM Following his classical training Tony’s experience in industry was extensive and varied and included working as a Head Chef at Mallory Court a Michelin Star Relais and Chateaux country house hotel for three years. Prior to this he worked at La Tante Claire (3 Michelin Stars) with Pierre Koffman. The greatest influence of his career … Continue reading Chef Anthony Wright menu for Budapest

Photograph by Jodi Hinds for Bocuse d'Or UK Academy

Team UK secures highest position ever in the Bocuse d’Or

Team UK – The only nation to bring home two trophies UK candidate Adam Bennett and commis chef Kristian Curtis from Simpsons in Edgbaston, yesterday reached the highest place ever for Team UK in the world’s most prestigious chef competition, the Bocuse d’Or. The team put in a fantastic performance and reached fourth place, just six points away from a place on the coveted podium. … Continue reading Team UK secures highest position ever in the Bocuse d’Or