Team UK Bocuse d’Or Platter

THE MENU “With ingredients so pure, that we’ve grown ourselves you don’t have to do too much to them, it’s always going to taste a little bit better.” Wellington of Fassona Piemontese beef fillet and veal sweetbread with Wiltshire ham and ox tongue Wye Valley Asparagus, Old Winchester cheese and Yorkshire wild garlic Salt baked Staffordshire turnip, wild horseradish Fried beetroot and Baraggia Biellese Vercellese rice cake with Scottish pine … Continue reading Team UK Bocuse d’Or Platter

Team UK secure place in the Bocuse d’Or world final

Bocuse d’Or Team UK has secured a place in the world final, which will take place from January 29-30, 2019 in Lyon.  The team, led by candidate Tom Phillips from Restaurant Story in London, secured tenth position in the European heat of the competition, which was won by Christian André Pettersen from Norway.  Sweden’s Sebastian Gibrand took the silver trophy with Kenneth Toft-Hansen winning bronze … Continue reading Team UK secure place in the Bocuse d’Or world final

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

Meet the UK Academy

To put us in the best stead to reach the Bocuse d’Or podium – something the UK has never achieved to date – Team UK has upped the stakes and launched the Bocuse d’Or UK Academy. Led by chairman, Andreas Antona, owner of Simpsons restaurant in Birmingham and The Cross at Kenilworth, the launch took place on October 10, 2017, in front of a roomful … Continue reading Meet the UK Academy