Winners Announced of the Teflon™ Diamond Standard Awards 2020
Young chefs receive life changing Specialised Chefs Scholarship at Bournemouth & Poole College
The Teflon™ Diamond Standard Awards, offering the chance for non-professional cooks to gain recognition for their cooking ability at home and for those attending school and catering college to showcase what they’ve learnt are thrilled to announce the 2020 National Final winners are:
- Keen Young Cook (12-16 years) – Reece Bosowitz, Stevenage
Winning Dish: Loin of Wild Fallow Deer, Parsnip (puree, sweet roasted, parsnip crisps), Kale, Pickled Blackberries, Walnut Ketchup & Meat Juices.
The 9 Keen Home Cooks from across the UK attended the national cook-off at the Waitrose Cookery School, Finchley Road whilst the 5 shortlisted Aspiring Student Chefs and 14 Keen Young Cook finalists attended Bournemouth & Poole College to cook their signature dishes for the panel of judges. Heading up the judges for the competition was celebrity chef Lesley Waters and the team of esteemed chefs included Chewton Glen’s Luke Matthews, Bournemouth & Poole College’s Paul Dayman and Head Teacher of Lesley Waters Cookery School’s Jacks McDonnell.
Both days saw an exceptional standard of cooking from the finalists with Reece Bosowitz and Jack Rymer both being awarded the prestigious three year Specialised Chefs Scholarship, a life changing opportunity to gain insight into the world of professional catering and even the chance to become one of the country’s finest chefs, training in the best restaurants in the UK