Highlands Academy of Culinary Arts are celebrating another win as 3 students have been announced winners of the Craft Guild of Chefs Channel Island Chef of the Year 2017 today.
Students competed in the Junior Competition in Guernsey today, which was open to all students attending Highlands College or Guernsey College of Further Education.
1st Place went to Jacob Gosselin who is studying for the Jersey progression Diploma in Culinary Arts, 2nd place went to Ben Millar who is studying for the Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts, with 3rd place going to Emerson Colback who is a recent graduate of Highlands Culinary Arts and now working at Ormer Restaurant, owned by local Michelin Chef, Shaun Rankin.
Director of Culinary Arts, Eileen Buicke-Kelly said:
“What an amazing achievement for our students to get the top three places out of 10 competitors. A very big thanks to tutors Dom and Adrian for all the coaching and going the extra mile to help them achieve such excellent standards! Honestly, I am very proud of you all.”
The chefs competed against 10 other students from Jersey and Guernsey and included specific local produce in their dishes and were assessed on a number of criteria including balance of menu, seasonality, timing as well as taste.
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