Young Chef of the Year

| 10 February 2018 10:00 - 13:00

Oaklands College teams up with Lussmanns Fish & Grill for the annual Young Chef of the Year competition. Open to Year 10 and Year 11 students, the competition is a great opportunity to show off your cooking skills in front of a panel of experienced professionals.

To enter the competition you would need to submit a recipe for either a starter, main course or dessert, with a photo of your dish, via our online form. All entries should be submitted by 26th January 2018 to be considered.

Whether a starter, main course or dessert, your dish will be judged by a panel including:

  • Martin West, Head Chef at The Stables Restaurant
  • Andrei Lussmann, Founder of Lussmanns Restaurants
  • Becky Alexander, local food writer.

The finals of the competition will take place on the 10th February 2018 when the aspiring young chefs will prepare their dishes at The Stables Restaurant, our state of the art catering facilities at Oaklands College.

The overall winner will receive a £50 gift voucher for Lussmans Fish & Grill, work experience at the restaurant plus a trophy and framed certificate.  The two runners-up will receive a £25 gift voucher for Lussmans, a framed certificate and also work experience at College’s Stables Restaurant.

To enter the competition, please complete our online form before 26th January 2018. We will contact participants about their entries in week commencing 22nd January.

Submit entry

If you have any questions about the event please contact Sue McKinnon at or call 01727 737561

Event location

Location: Location: St Albans Campus Hatfield Road St Albans Hertfordshire AL4 0JA

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