LEE YONG XIANG WINS THE BCF YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR 2022
From Simpsons Restaurant, Birmingham
Lee Yong Xiang from Simpsons Restaurant, Birmingham was named the winner of the British Culinary Federation’s Young Chef of the Year 2022, held at University College Birmingham on Monday 7th November.
Competitors had two hours to produce a three-course meal for two covers, with the first course as free choice; the main course, sponsored by Bord Bia, using a Sirloin of Grass-Fed Irish Beef along with Irish Beef offal as a garnish plus a dessert of competitors choice. The young chefs also had to use products from the Major International range and Lakeland Dairies.
The British Culinary Federation
The formation of the British Culinary Federation is the result of the Midlands Association of Chefs and the Chefs & Cooks Circle joining together. The Chefs & Cooks Circle was the most senior chefs’ association, founded in 1948 and the Midlands Association of Chefs was an immediate success story, following its foundation in 1978.
The British Culinary Federation, World Association of Chef Societies National Member has been founded on a partnership between the Chefs and Cooks Circle and the Midlands Association of Chefs who, between them have over 85 years of experience in the industry.
The BCF is the only internationally recognised Chefs organisation for England.