HEAT: The finalists are announced for HEAT 2020
The finalists have been announced for the culinary college competition
HEAT, that is back this March for a fourth year. Top colleges in the UK
have competed to win the opportunity to reach the final of this prestigious
culinary competition in Jersey that has become a highlight in the National
Craft Guild of Chefs events calendar.
College and the Jersey team from Highlands College. Rising stars in the hospitality industry, both in
the kitchen and front of house will go head-to-head over 2-days of competition, led by a high profile
chef from each college location. They will all mentor and lead teams to cook a 4-course meal for
diners and battle it out at Highlands College to win the Peter Queree Trophy.
• Farnborough College will be led by Connor Godfrey, Exec Sous Chef,
Mayfair Hotel, London
• South Eastern College from Bangor will be led by Bob McDonald,
Chef Director, Burren Balsamics Ltd
• Coleg Llandrillo will be led by Danny Burke, Olive Tree Catering
(Executive Chef, The Dorchester 1999-2019), Stephen Scuffell (Craft Guild of Chef Vice President,
and Chef Ambassador, Gourmet Classic), Andrew Bennett MBE (Chair of the Craft Guild of Chefs)
and Paul Gayler MBE (Chef Consultant).
Visiting student chefs also will get a chance to explore the island and they will be taken to meet
local suppliers to see some of our best local produce at its source. They will also take part in a skills
training day whilst they are on the island.
The winners will be announced at a prestigious Gala Celebration dinner that will be hosted by a
celebrity chef on Thursday March 12th at St Brelade’s Bay Hotel. Tickets are available to the public.