Talented Thanet youngsters among those at Young Cooks Live Final 2023

Young chef Aël Turner in action

The Young Cooks Live Final took place at Broadstairs College this month with 16 finalists vying for the top spots.

The young chefs showcased their skills and passion for cooking. The competition provides a platform for aspiring cooks to demonstrate their culinary abilities and gain recognition for their hard work.

Megan Marvier in action

The Young Cooks competition not only celebrates the culinary talent of young cooks but also inspires others to pursue their passion for cooking. It’s an opportunity to gain experience, refine skills and potentially kick-start careers in the culinary industry.

Prizes include a day’s work experience at a showcase lunch at the Dog at Wingham in September.

Talented Thanet youngsters were among the contestants and winners:

Overall further education winnerMegan MarvierBroadstairs College

FINALISTSophie SpellerHoly Trinity Church Of England Primary (Ramsgate)

FINALISTElla EvansSt Nicholas-at-Wade CE Primary School

Overall secondary winnerAël TurnerDane Court Grammar School

Sponsors: EKC Group: Broadstairs College, The Dog at Wingham, Southern Co-op, Golding Homes, Brakes Foodservice, Three R’s Teacher Recruitment, Macknades