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The moment we’ve been waiting for is finally here! The winner of the North West Young Chef 2018 competition has been announced. CHR sponsors this competition and has spent the past few weeks eagerly awaiting the results of the competition. We would like to congratulate Cyril Gabriel for cooking his way to the first-place spot.

On Wednesday 16th May, Lancashire’s Michelin-starred Moor Hall restaurant hosted a CHR-sponsored masterclass. This class was delivered by the restaurant’s talented and experienced chef patron, Mark Birchall. The participants – all finalists of the 2018 North West Young Chef of the Year competition – had the fantastic opportunity to learn sophisticated culinary techniques from top […]

CHR Equipment, a UK leading provider of commercial catering equipment based in Preston won three prestigious awards at the CEDA Grand Prix Awards which were held at St George’s Park, Burton-upon-Trent on Friday evening 27th April.

Three ‘wildcards’ complete line up for North West Young Chef Final Three outright winners and three top scoring place ‘wildcards’ – entrants deemed by judges as too talented to not be in the running – make up the final six chefs for the North West Young Chef final. The final is set to be held […]

Sion Hughes wins 3rd North West Young Chef of the Year Semi-Final The 20-year-old demi chef de partie from Carden Park has won the 3rd semi-final of 2018’s CHR-sponsored competition. The 19th April saw an unprecedented two semi-finals of the North West Young Chef Competition held in just one day. For the first time in […]

Unprecedented two semi-finals of the North West Young Chef Competition held in just one day. The 19th April saw an unprecedented two semi-finals of the CHR Equipment sponsored North West Young Chef Competition held in just one day. For the first time in its 16-year history, the judges and organisers agreed to add a third […]

CHR-Sponsored Competition Gathers Pace The hunt for our 2018 North West Young Chef of the Year has begun in earnest, with the first of 6 finalists being announced. Oliver Mather, 20, from The Punchbowl Inn at Crosthwaite won the cook off on 11th April at Kendal College in a tense and competitive semi-final.

Extra Semi-Final added to North West Young Chef Competition A high number of quality entries into 2018’s North West Young Chef of the Year Competition has led organisers to add an unprecedented third semi-final, to be held at Warrington College this April.