Great British Menu is back, and this time the nation’s top professional chefs are competing for a chance to cook ‘A Feast to Say Thank You’ at a glorious banquet celebrating 70 years of the NHS, one of Britain’s most prized institutions. Across eight regional heats, 24 chefs compete in the toughest competition of their lives as they attempt to dazzle with their culinary skills, serving up outstanding dishes that honour the incredible work of the heroic NHS staff and give them a gastronomic experience they will never forget. In each regional heat, they first have to impress one of the surprise veteran judges whose identity won’t be revealed until they walk through the door. The two highest-scoring chefs then face our exacting panel of judges – Oliver Peyton, Matthew Fort and Andi Oliver.

Read more about the article Great British Menu episode 35 2018 – North West – Judging
Great British Menu episode 35 2018

Great British Menu episode 35 2018 – North West – Judging

It is the penultimate regional final as the two highest-scoring chefs from the week return to cook their menus again. Judging them are Matthew Fort, Oliver Peyton and Andi Oliver, who are joined by Dr Jake Dunning MBE, an infectious disease specialist who has been recognised for his work during the west Africa Ebola epidemic.     After an intense week, both chefs do all they can in a bid to score tens across the board - with surprising results.…

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Read more about the article Great British Menu episode 34 2018 – North West – Dessert
Great British Menu episode 34 2018 – North West - Dessert

Great British Menu episode 34 2018 – North West – Dessert

It is the dessert course and the last chance for the north west chefs to impress in a bid to make it through to the regional final. Liam is cooking 'Not So Hot Toddy' in honour of a friend who works nightshifts in the NHS, while Ellis's 'Worth Their Weight in Gold' is dedicated to the staff who saved his brother's life. Craig's dish 'The Missed Celebration' pays tribute to his wife with an unusual Christmas concept. Who will be…

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Read more about the article Great British Menu episode 33 2018 – North West – Main
Great British Menu episode 33 2018

Great British Menu episode 33 2018 – North West – Main

Time for the chefs to cook their mains and after Tuesday's scores, the pressure is on. Craig is hoping to impress using two cuts of Dexter beef, while Liam prepares his take on a Bajan lamb stew and Ellis prepares four cuts of suckling pig. Liam meets his personal hero, Nola Ishmael OBE, who became the UK's first ever black director of nursing.     Great British Menu episode 33 2018 – North West - Main   It is the…

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Read more about the article Great British Menu episode 32 2018 – North West – Fish
Great British Menu episode 32 2018 – North West - Fish

Great British Menu episode 32 2018 – North West – Fish

It Great British Menu episode 32 2018 is the fish course and the chefs are all gunning for tens. Craig pays tribute to a friend who has revolutionised hospital food in Morecambe Bay, while Liam is inspired by health advice his grandma gave him, and Ellis is dedicating his dish to the staff who delivered his son Albert. With cod, mackerel, shrimp and cockles on the menu, which of the chefs will score highly today?     It is the penultimate…

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Read more about the article Great British Menu episode 31 2018 – North West – Starter
Great British Menu episode 31 2018 – North West - Starter

Great British Menu episode 31 2018 – North West – Starter

It is the penultimate regional heat as the nation's top professional chefs compete to cook at a banquet celebrating the heroes of the NHS. This week three chefs take to the kitchen in a bid to represent the north west in the national final.     They are last year's regional champion Ellis Barrie, from the award-winning Marram Grass in Anglesey, who as a new dad is desperate to win a place at this year's banquet to celebrate the staff…

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