Bideford student crowned champion chef

BIDEFORD College student Sam Shuttleworth has been named as North Devon area champion in the Rotary Clubs Young Chef competition. Sam, 15, came out on top in the competition for school trainee chefs, with Luke Hotson of Petroc in second place and Alex Ur

BIDEFORD College student Sam Shuttleworth has been named as North Devon area champion in the Rotary Clubs' Young Chef competition.

Sam, 15, came out on top in the competition for school trainee chefs, with Luke Hotson of Petroc in second place and Alex Urwin of Park Community College in third.

All three now go through to the county stage of the competition at the South Devon College in Paignton on January 26.

Winners there will progress to a south and west regional stage covering an area as far as Swindon before the national finals, which will be attended by celebrity chefs Ainsley Harriot and Brian Turner.


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The Rotary competition is supported by Springboard, which works with young chefs nationwide.

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