Welcome to four new judges!

New judges 2017We’re delighted to welcome four new leading chefs to the judging panel for the finals of South West Chef of the Year 2017!

As the competition continues to grow we are extending our judging panel to ensure that our judges and their diverse range of knowledge and experience can be divided among the various categories of the competition.  We are very excited to announce that the following will be joining our existing panel this year:

Chris EdenChris Eden

Head Chef at the Michelin-starred Driftwood Hotel, Portscatho, Cornwall




Liam FinneganLiam Finnegan

Head Chef at the Castle Bow and Brazz restaurants at The Castle, Taunton, Somerset



Elly WentworthElly Wentworth

Sous Chef at the Michelin-starred Restaurant Hywel Jones by Lucknam Park, Bath

Twice winner of South West Chef of the Year and MasterChef The Professionals finalist!


Niall KeatingNiall Keating

Executive Chef at the two-Michelin starred Dining Room at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury, Wiltshire



Click here for more information about each of our judges.


Comments are closed.

Whats cooking on twitter