Wiltshire Junior Chef 2017

Six young Wiltshire cooks competed in the Junior competition at Wiltshire College Trowbridge on Tuesday 11th July where Vikki Pearcey from Lavington School, Market Lavington, successfully took the title of Wiltshire Junior Chef 2017 with her delicious Beef Wellington and will now represent Wiltshire at the final in October.









Thank you very much indeed to our judges for this competition:

  • Hywel Jones, Executive Chef, Lucknam Park, Bath
  • Rob Potter, Executive Chef, Manor House Hotel, Castle Combe
  • Stephen Lloyd, Chef Lecturer, Wiltshire College

Vikki will now be mentored by Hywel Jones to help her to prepare her dish for the final, providing a superb opportunity for her to further develop her skills.

Thank you very much to Wiltshire College for hosting the competition.

Many congratulations to all competitors who took part in today’s competition:

Lauren Crocker, Trafalgar School at Downton

Sesame butterfiled chicken

Rhys Griffith, The Stonehenge School, Amesbury

Wiltshire watercress, salami and caramelised onion pizza








Lewis King, Abbeyfield School, Chippenham

Local spring lamb steaks on a bed of crushed new potatoes with vine tomatoes and asparagus, served with fresh mint sauce and gravy

Abby Lloyd, Nova Hreod Academy, Swindon

Wiltshire Summer Thali

Spring onion & coconut chicken Tikka Masala with lemon, thyme and cashew Basmati rice

Megan Mason, Trafalgar School at Downton

Kedgeree with homemade Indian flatbread

Vikki Pearcey, Lavington School, Market Lavington

Beef Wellington with a blue cheese sauce

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