Future Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver excel in chef competition

You could be looking at a future Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver.


Priory chef Emily Field won the Somerset finals of the Future Chef competition with fellow student Lloyd Chudley finishing fourth.

Now Emily will appear in the South West finals.

Emily plans a career in hospitality and Lloyd wants to be a professional chef.

Emily’s winning dish was Mushroom moussaka with aubergine and a creamy belchamel sauce, served with baked vine tomatoes and side salad. Her top dessert was white chocolate and passion fruit cheesecake, served with raspberries.

Lloyd cooked chicken and leek rustic pie, served with potato wedges, mange tout and baby corn, with lemon mousse cheesecake and blueberries for dessert.

Principal Jane Mcbride said: “This was a tremendous performance in such a competitive competition. Well done to Emily and Lloyd.”