South West Chef of the year

Oct 20, 2016 | Jenni Ashford

We are delighted to welcome three top chefs who will prepare a wonderful dinner at Exeter Golf and Country Club on Monday 24th October 2016.

Come along and join the finalists and judges for this amazing meal at our prestigious awards presentation evening, as we announce the winners of South West Chef of the Year 2016.

Tickets are now available (see below) and open to all for a rare opportunity to enjoy a memorable meal prepared by three top chefs:



Paired with Rose ‘Brust de Noir’ Cleto Chiarli NV



Judge of South West Chef of the Year and Michelin-starred Executive Chef at Lucknam Park, Bath

Dressed crab, violet artichokes, Exmoor caviar , yuzu purée

Paired with Ailala Treixadura 2015



South West Chef of the Year 2015 and Head Chef at the Belgrave Sands Hotel, Torquay (opening in October 2016)

Beef fillet with crispy short rib, bone marrow crumble, carrot purée and veal jus

Paired with Lourens River Valley Red, Morgenster 2001



South West Young Professional Chef of the Year 2009 and Head Chef at Boringdon Hall Hotel, Plymouth

Raspberry mousse with raspberry sorbet and pistachio

Paired with The Noble Wrinkled Riesling, d’Arenberg 2015



Wines will be perfectly paired with each course

Tickets include a drinks reception with canapés, an exciting three-course meal, coffee and petits fours and wines with each course.

A vegetarian option for the starter and main course is available and all dietary requirements can be catered for.



Many thanks to the following suppliers:

The crab will be supplied by Kingfisher Brixham. the beef fillet, short rib and bone marrow by M C Kelly, fresh produce by Total Produce and other ingredients by Ritter Courivaud.

All wines will be supplied by Enotria and Coe.

The evening is sponsored by Exeter Golf and Country Club and will take place immediately following the finals of our Professional, Young Professional and Student Chef classes earlier the same day at Exeter College.

The evening will begin with a drinks reception and canapés at 6.45pm.

MC AcademyOur chefs will be assisted in the kitchen and front-of-house by students of the Michael Caines Academy and staff at the Exeter Golf and Country Club

Dinner will be followed by the presentation of the South West Chef of the Year awards 2016

Photography will be supplied by:

Steve Haywood Photography




Tickets are £80 per person (including VAT).

Seating is in tables of 10.

Dress code: lounge suit

Click here to buy tickets.

Tickets can be purchased using the secure PayPal system (you do not need to have a PayPal account). Click the ‘Buy Now’ button below. If you would prefer to pay by cheque, please call 01626 334841 or email: to reserve your tickets and make arrangements for payment.

Please make sure you include details of any dietary requirements when purchasing your tickets (you can do this on the order form by clicking the ‘add’ button that appears below your delivery address). We will also need the names of all ticket holders for the seating plan and would be grateful if you could provide this information too please.

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