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Former Hospitality students celebrate success at the Great Hospitality Show!

The 2017 Great Hospitality Show recently took place at the NEC Birmingham. The show celebrates everything new in British hospitality and showcases the latest, cutting edge products.

We are delighted to announce that eight former West Herts College Hospitality students participated in the show and brought home medals! 

We have listed their achievements below...

Jack Dandy

Wins two Bronze medals for his Tea Pastries and his Chocolate Petits Fours.

Jack, who now works at The Grove, London's Country Estate as a pastry chef told us “I wouldn’t be where I am now without the experience and knowledge I gained from West Herts College - The Great Hospitality Show was an amazing experience and I'm so pleased to have won two bronze medals. I'll be aiming for Gold next time round!"

Jacks masterpieces are pictured below... 










Shenika Patel

Achieves a Merit for her Tea Pastries: Mango, Ginger and White Chocolate Slice, Ginger spiced sponge with white chocolate mousse and mango pate de fruit.


Michael Carey

Wins Bronze in the ‘British Culinary Federation Young Chef Challenge’. Michael had 30 minutes to prepare, cook and present two portions of a Duck dish to competitor’s choice.


Matt Gaddie

Wins Silver in the ‘Teamwork in the Kitchen’ challenge. Matt and two others had to produce a three course meal; start, main and dessert of their choice. A typed menu and description had to be provided on the day.


Sean Cleveland

Wins Silver for the ‘Tilda Young Chef of the Year 2017’ award. Sean had 30 minutes to prepare, cook and present two portions of a main course, using rice as the base ingredient. Sean also had to provide a brief description of the chosen dish listing the Tilda products.


Phillip Puddefoot

Wins Bronze in the ‘Street Food Challenge’. Phillip had 45 minutes to create 2 dishes using as the protein, either fish or shellfish, providing 2 portions of each dish suitable to be served as street food.


Dan Tharby and Andrei Dulan

Win Bronze in the ‘Churchill Chef and Potter’ challenge. Dan and Andrei had to create 2 portions of a plated main course and dessert of their choice using Churchill China chosen from the range supplied.


Congratulations to all those involved - these are all incredible achievements!

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