Game Chef of the Year Finalists Announced

Braehead Foods in association with Highland Game and Continental Chef Supplies are pleased to announce the finalists in the search for the 2017 Game Chef of the Year.

The finalists are:

Olivia Bagley, Wiltons, London

Andrew D’Amery, Delaware North Wembley Stadium, London

David MacDonald, Table Manors Restaurant, Achnagairn Estate & Castle, Inverness

Graham Mitchell, The Rox Hotel, Aberdeen

Aurelien Mourez, Ox and Finch, Glasgow

Nick Eduard Nozeman, Lovat Hotel, Loch Ness

Samuel Reilly, The Olive Branch, Rutland

Wayne Sullivan, The Old Stocks Inn, Stow

Adam Thomason, Restaurant Associates, London

Steven Walker, Loch Lomond Golf Club, Alexandria

Now in its sixth year, the competition involves a nationwide search to find the best upcoming, professional game chef with entries flooding in from all over the UK.

Applicants were required to submit two game based dishes, one starter and one main course, from which the judges selected their 10 finalists.

They will be required to prepare, cook and present their two game dishes to a panel of judges at The Cook School Scotland next month.  The judging panel comprises of regular Game Chef Judges and Michelin star Chefs Tom Kitchin, Ian McAndrew and Paul Gayler MBE, along with Michelin star chef Shay Cooper from The Goring, London and Dan Cox of Michelin Star restaurant Fera at Claridge's.

Last years runners up Adam Thomason of Restaurant Associations and Andrew D’Amery of Delaware North Wembley Stadium are both named as finalists for the second year running.

The cook off will take place on Monday 30th January when the Chefs will fight it out for the chance to be crowned Game Chef of the Year which will include a shooting trip on a Scottish Estate courtesy of highland Game and a selection of prizes from Continental Chef Supplies.

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