Michelin-starred chef and former Bocuse d'Or competitor Simon Hulstone will be leading the senior English National Culinary team in the World Culinary Olympics, which take place in Erfurt, Germany, on 5-10 October.
The competition will see 45 nations from all over the world taking part over the five days.
The team members are:
â- Adam Smith, premier sous chef, the Ritz, London (current Roux Scholar)
â- Simon Webb, executive chef, Restaurant Associates, Merrill Lynch, London (BCF Chef of the Year 2012)
â- Andrew Ditchfield, executive pastry chef, House of Commons
â- Clark Crawley, chef, Compass Group UK & Ireland
â- Jordan Bailey, sous chef, the Elephant, Torquay
Nick Vadis, UK executive chef, Compass Group UK & Ireland, will be mentoring the team for the Cold Buffet.
National Team sponsors include Electrolux Professional, Steelite International, Major International and Continental Chef Supplies, supported by University College Birmingham.
By Katherine Alano
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