Top chefs challenge Fuller's at the London Marathon

31 January 2008
Top chefs challenge Fuller's at the London Marathon

Eight top chefs are uniting to compete against at team from brewer Fuller's in this year's Flora London Marathon on Sunday 13 April.

The other chefs competing are: Jerome Ponchelle, from The Wiltons; Robert Clayton, from Merchant Inns; Jean Luc Hoez, from Coq d'Argent; the Wheatsheaf Inn's Paul Robinson; Christophe Gueraud, formerly of Michelin starred restaurant L'Escargot and Unilever Foodsolutions' Shane O'Connor.

Fuller's is represented by Tony Johnson, Michelle Beaumont, Michael White, David Spencer, Andy Bowen, Dale Huxstable, Neil Bellingham, Colin Osbourne, Alan Creswell, John Walker, Lisa Rafferty and Leona Hearne.

Susan Gregory, category director at Flora maker Unilever Foodsolutions UK, said: "It's fantastic to see so many of our industry's finest coming together and competing in one of the world's greatest marathons.

"It's going to take hard work and determination but we're confident that they'll do it and raise a lot of money for their charities in the process."

Fuller, Smith & Turner signs London Marathon sponsorship deal >>

London Marathon website >>

By Jo Chapman

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