Strong Line Up of Finalists for BCF Chef of the Year 2023
The British Culinary Federation announces strong line up of Finalists for BCF Chef of the Year taking place at University College Birmingham on Monday 12th June followed by Dinner and Awards.
Mark Stinchcombe Executive Chef, The Barn at Severn & Wye Smokery
Ben Taylor Chef Patron, Le Petit Bois, Moseley, Birmingham
Matt Nicholls Head Chef, Cheal’s Restaurant, Knowle
Dan Androne Head Chef, The Forest Hotel, Dorridge
Laura Kimber Head Chef, Salt, Stratford-upon-Avon
Gary Kilminster Development Chef, Essential Cuisine
Jamie Park Executive Chef, Adam Handling Restaurant Group
Matthew Ramsdale Senior Sous Chef, Northcote
Harvey Perttola Head Chef, L’Ortolan Restaurant, Reading
Luke Ellul Executive Chef, Baxter Storey, Farrer & Co
Conor Bird House of Commons, London
Kevin Buck Sous Chef, Hide Restaurant, London
Kristian Curtis Head Chef, The Table, De Banke Group
Matthew Smith Cheshire South and West College
JUDGES to Include
Tom Phillips, Restaurant Story, London.
Gary Jones, previously Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons
Brad Carter, Carter’s of Moseley, Birmingham
Leo Kattou, previous winner while at Simpsons, Birmingham
Courtesy of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, the winner will attend A Discovery Trip to Quebec Canada as well as an Inspired Irish Beef Chefs Trip to Ireland with Aubrey Allen and Bord Bia, plus a cash prize of £2,000.