Posted by Iain Ramsay on Feb 12, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that in the district 1240 finals for the Rotary Young Chef event Sasha from the Gateway Academy (our club winner) won the event and will now represent the district at the regional event. We join together to congratulate Sasha and wish her all the very best in the regional heats next month



Sasha's winning dishes


crispy prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella and blowtorched figs

(homemade focaccia, pea shoots with a balsamic glaze and basil oil)


pan roasted pork tenderloin, celeriac puree and parsnip crisps

(honey roast root vegetables and sprouts in a red wine gravy)


chocolate & banana, avocado mousse

(raspberry coulis, chocolate & pistachio soil with a pistachio tuille and fresh raspberries)


and we give additional thanks to Graeme Collie, Head of Commercial Catering at South Essex College, Grays who has mentored Sasha and contributed enormously to her success