Chef Adventures in India
EDEN FRANK WINS YOUNG CHEF OLYMPIAD AMBASSADOR'S AWARD
Eden enrolled in our Cookery Level 3 and 4 programme direct from St Kents in 2018 and has just returned from the Young Chef Olympiadin Kolkata, India where he picked up the Ambassador's Trophy. Fifty countries travelled in India to test their skills over three rounds of competitions. Eden made it to the final where ten candidates had to develop their own recipes from a limited choice of ingredients. France won the gold medal.
Salmon, two ways with Lemon Beurre Blanc, Ginger & Tulsi pickle, Tulsi oil
Potato Croquettes with Pumpkin Seed & Almond crust
Quinoa, Chocolate & Clove, Raisin Cake with Papaya & Apple Salpicon
The Finalist on stage waiting for the results. Eden is to the right side.
The winner of the Young Chef Olympiad competition, Cyrene Randrianasolo from France. Here she is holding the 22 kilo gold trophy.
We made great friends with Team Fiji: Mentor Anish Lal with chef student Ana Tau Tawanakoro.
Heading to the finals of the competition with the 10 country finalists.
Cyrene Randrianasolo, FRANCE; Bogdan-Alin Vandici, ROMANIA
Luke Hayward, ENGLAND; Jordan McKenzie, SCOTLAND
Valery Jane Anthony, PHILLIPINES; Eden Frank, NEW ZEALAND
Henry Tan Ming, SINGAPORE; Mona Hasan Ramouni, JORDAN
Tian Xu Dai, USA; Amy Hobson, SWEDEN
TOQUE D'OR COOKERY COMPETITION 2018
Back in July 2018, Eden was part of our team that won silver and gold medals at the Nestle Toque d'Or cookery competitions which see leading culinary institutions battle it out on the stoves.