Our esteemed panel comprises of celebrity chefs, Michelin-starred restaurateurs, popular food critics, influencers, buyers and food writers, all known for their love and knowledge of British food and produce.
Judging Savoury Bakes and Chocolates. Celebrity Chef Dipna Anand owns the famous 'Brilliant Restaurant' in Southall and has a new restaurant inside of Somerset House, specialising in Punjabi cuisine with a few South Indian favourites, showcasing some of he
Judging Bread. Richard’s first book, Dough, published in 2005, was hailed for its revolutionary, simple approach to breadmaking. Dough was followed by Crust in 2007. Following the publication of three more books on simple cookery, pastry and patisserie, hi
Judging Cooking Sauces and Chutney. Michelin-starred Chef Shaun Rankin recently opened the highly regarded Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall, Ripon, and is also a regular face on television, including the Great British Menu
Judging Ice Cream and Beer & Lager. Jacob is a critically acclaimed London restaurateur and cookbook author. His most recent publication, Gelupo Gelato, reveals the gelato recipes of his infamous gelateria
Judging Smoked Fish & Seafood and Vinegars, Oils & Dressings. One of the most knowledgeable people in the country when it comes to seafood, Mitch currently owns and operates 8 seafood restaurants, and is the author of 6 award winning cookbooks.
Judging Sweet Biscuits and Hot Puddings. Considered one of the best pastry chefs in the world, celebrity chef Eric worked with the Roux brothers before setting up his own acclaimed patisserie, Cake Boy, in London.