12 November 2018

Two Guiseley School students faced off against Benton Park School students over the weekend in a bid to reach the district semi-finals of the Rotary Young Chef 2018 competition. Amber and and Evie, both from Year 10, cooked up healthy and tasty dishes during the two hour competition, with Evie being selected to progress to the semi-final, which will be held at Leeds City College Printworks Campus. 

The Rotary Young Chef competition is a youth competition for 11-17 year olds to develop a range of skills through the art of cooking a three course meal for two for £15 or less in two hours under competition conditions in a professional safe environment.  

  • Choice of and learning to Cook Healthy meals,
  • Organisational and Planning Skills,
  • Budgeting and sourcing produce,
  • Food Presentation Skills
  • Neatness and tidyness, 
  • Consider food hygiene issues and correct food temperature,
  • Develop an ability to cope in a demanding time constrained situation

The winner will go forward to the district final at Harrogate where they will cook at Bettys and the winners will progress to the regional final.  The regional winner will then go on to the national final next year in Leeds. 

Congratulations to both Amber and Evie for taking part and good luck to Evie in the next stage.