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Great British Menu reveals all-star line-up of former chef winners for Christmas special

11 November 2020 by
Great British Menu reveals all-star line-up of former chef winners for Christmas special

Former banquet-winning chefs including Jason Atherton, Simon Rogan, Tom Aikens and Lisa Goodwin-Allen have been revealed as just some of the names among an all-star line-up for a Great British Menu Christmas special.

BBC Two's Great British Christmas Menu will see the greats of the GBM kitchen compete to cook a six-course boxed festive feast dedicated to the nation's key workers and will air in early December over seven episodes.

The series will also see Andi Oliver swap her seat at the judging table for the heat of the kitchen as she leads the cooking competition as presenter, a role she will take forward into the next series of the show airing next year.

For the Christmas special, taking Oliver's place will be comedian Kerry Godliman, joining Matthew Fort and Oliver Peyton on the judging panel. As in previous years, a different guest judge related to the theme of supporting key workers will also be joining each week. Oliver will compere the scoring and have the deciding vote in the event of a tie.

The line-up features chefs and veteran judges including:

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