Robert Welch is proud to be a sponsor of the 2014 South West Chef Awards.

The prestigious awards, which take place in October, are open to chefs from the region and will highlight the skills talented professional and student chefs, junior cooks and amateur home enthusiasts alike.

All entrants making it through to the semi-finals and finals will go on to prepare their dishes for a judging team made up of the South West's finest chefs including Michael Caines MBE, Peter Gorton, Neil Haydock, Mark Hix, Nathan Outlaw, Chris and James Tanner, Matt Mason, Darrin Hosegrove, Simon Hulstone, Hywel Jones, Rob Rees MBE and Ian Webber. A further panel of regional chefs will judge the county heats of the Junior class and will go on to mentor the Junior county winners in preparation for the final.

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