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Mike Friel wins first Incentive Catering Cook Off

18 March 2011 by
Mike Friel wins first Incentive Catering Cook Off

Mike Friel has won the first Incentive Catering Cook Off, which took place last week at AGFA Graphics' premises in Leeds.

Three of Incentive Catering's top chefs from around the country were chosen to compete against each other with their best main course.

Friel, who works with AGFA Graphics, prepared sun-dried tomato & mozzarella stuffed chicken, pancetta risotto, garlic sautéed wild mushrooms and slow-roasted balsamic vine tomatoes.

Brooke Brookwood, who works with Colgate Palmolive in Guildford, prepared moussaka with a Greek salad, while Gordon Gellatry, chef for EMAP's head office in London, served up aubergine & spinach dahl with tarka, roasted vegetables, coriander and garlic naan.

The dishes were judged on presentation and taste by 18 senior managers from Incentive and AGFA, with each one remaining anonymous.

Jeremy Waud, managing mirector at Incentive FM Group, said: "This is a great opportunity for our chefs to show off their skills and I was extremely impressed by all the dishes. We have decided to make this cook-off an annual event as it was so successful."

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By Gemma Rowbotham

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