Awards Dinner 2017

A celebration of the region’s exceptional hospitality industry and the winners of South West Chef of the Year

Join our competitors and judges for a unique dinner when we will discover who will take the title of South West Chef of the Year 2017.

Wednesday 25th October 2017
Exeter Golf and Country Club
from 6.45pm

A trio of outstanding chefs will prepare this year’s dinner, assisted by students of the Michael Caines Academy and followed by the announcement of this year’s winners – recognising the future of hospitality in the South West!

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


 Michael Caines MBE

Co-founder and lead judge of South West Chef of the Year and Chef/Patron of Lympstone Manor, Lympstone


James Mason

South West Young Professional Chef of the Year 2015 and Head Chef at Kentisbury Grange, Barnstaple



Jamie Coleman

South West Chef of the Year 2016 and Head Chef at the Michelin-starred Masons Arms, Knowstone

The menu will be announced shortly

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 seafood will be supplied by Kingfisher Brixham, meats 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 2017

Tickets can be purchased online, see below.

We would like to thank the following supporters of our awards evening:

All wines will be perfectly paired with each course and supplied by:

Enotria & Coe

Enotria & Coe

Ingredients will be supplied by:

Kingfisher Brixham

Kingfisher Brixham

MC Kelly

 M C Kelly

Ritter Courivaud

Ritter Courivaud Ltd.

Total Produce

Total Produce

Photography will be supplied by:

Steve Haywood Photography


Tickets are £85 per person (including VAT).

Seating is in tables of 10.

Dress code: lounge suit

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.  If you prefer, please get in touch with us directly with details of names and dietary requirements at or on 01626 334841

Names of ticket holders:
Any dietary requirements:

Any difficulties or questions, please call 01626 334841 or email


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