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Nestle Collaboration with Regis and Jacques Marcon and Adam Bennett

Adam Bennett to cook for the world’s best chefs in the Bocuse d’Or CHEF® restaurant The three chefs have developed a luncheon menu, using Chef ingredients, to celebrate the spirit of collaboration and partnership shared by professional chefs across Europe, and emblematised by Bocuse d’Or.   Adam Bennett, executive chef at the Michelin-starred Cross in Kenilworth, will be cooking for some of the world’s best … Continue reading Nestle Collaboration with Regis and Jacques Marcon and Adam Bennett

Photography by Jodi Hinds for Bocuse d'Or Team UK

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

The Bocuse d’Or UK announces team for Budapest 2016

The UK Bocuse d’Or Team has announced the candidate and commis who will compete in the Bocuse d’Or Europe in Budapest on May 11-12, 2016. The candidate will be Anthony Wright, a senior chef lecturer running the Atrium restaurant at University College Birmingham. Anthony, a classically trained chef, has extensive and varied experience working in some of the UK’s top kitchens, including working for Pierre … Continue reading The Bocuse d’Or UK announces team for Budapest 2016

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Norway wins the Bocuse d’Or 2015 with the USA taking Silver and Sweden Bronze

Orjan Johannesson from restaurant Bekkjarvick Gjestgiveri (Austevoll) in Norway has won gold in the Bocuse d’Or – the world’s most prestigious and challenging chef competition. Philip Tessier from the French Laundry in California won the silver trophy and Tommy Myllymaki from Sweden took bronze. It is the ninth time that Norway has reached the podium and the second time that Orjan has competed in the … Continue reading Norway wins the Bocuse d’Or 2015 with the USA taking Silver and Sweden Bronze

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Bocuse d’Or Team UK prepares for Stockholm 

Adam Bennett, Bocuse d’Or candidate for the UK will compete for his place in the Bocuse d’Or world final at Bocuse d”Or Europe in Stockholm on May 8th 2014. The heats will take place during Gastronord, Sweden’s largest culinary exhibition.   The head chef from The Cross in Kenilworth will compete in Kitchen 2, supported by commis chef, Josh Allen also from The Cross and … Continue reading Bocuse d’Or Team UK prepares for Stockholm 

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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

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Industry backs Birmingham’s Bocuse d’Or Candidate

With the European finals just two weeks away, culinary talent from the Midlands and beyond gathered on Wednesday to toast Team UK’s future success in the Bocuse d’Or and mark the official opening of the Bocuse d’Or training kitchen. University College Birmingham (UCB) worked with the Academy of Culinary Arts to build the kitchen at its city centre campus, as part of its ongoing support … Continue reading Industry backs Birmingham’s Bocuse d’Or Candidate

Simon Hulstone creates a storm at the Bocuse d’Or Europe

Team UK secure fourth position and a place in the World Final Chef proprietor of Michelin-starred The Elephant in Torquay, Simon Hulstone has secured a place in the World Final of the Bocuse d’Or by coming fourth in the Bocuse d’Or Europe in Geneva. He also won the prize for the best meat platter. 20 teams from Europe competed but only 12 went through to … Continue reading Simon Hulstone creates a storm at the Bocuse d’Or Europe