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

Chef Alain Roux honours Paul Bocuse with Team UK

Top chefs celebrate the legacy of Paul Bocuse  Alain Roux, chef-patron of The Waterside Inn in Bray, last week invited Tom Phillips, sous chef at Restaurant Story and the UK’s Bocuse d’Or candidate for 2018, to sample dishes from the restaurant’s Menu Saveurs Lyonnaises – a tribute to chef Paul Bocuse who passed away in January aged 91. Paul Bocuse, one of the founders of nouvelle cuisine, … Continue reading Chef Alain Roux honours Paul Bocuse with Team UK

Bocuse Memories with Chef Simon Hulstone

Simon Hulstone, competitor for the Bocuse d’Or Team UK shares some of his memories… ‘I knew nothing about the Bocuse d’Or apart from that it was a very big competition. One day, out on a scooter ride, I got a call from John Williams (Executive Chef at The Ritz, London) asking me if I fancied doing it. I was up for anything and said yes! … Continue reading Bocuse Memories with Chef Simon Hulstone

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