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.

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Great British Menu episode 2 2018

Great British Menu episode 2 2018 – North East – Fish

After the tense starter course, the chefs are all hoping to impress with their unique fish dishes. David is celebrating a personal connection to the brief with his 'My Cod I Bet Me Ma'am Has Seen Some Trotters', a tribute to his mum who has worked as a chiropodist for the NHS for 25 years.     In a bid for high scores, his rivals both cook lobster for their dishes. Dan's 'For All Those Sleepless Nights' pays tribute to…

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Great British Menu episode 1 2018

Great British Menu episode 1 2018 – North East – Starter

This week it is the heats for the north east of England region. Competing for top spot are Danny Parker, head chef at Michelin-starred House of Tides in Newcastle, who is back to try his luck in the competition again after being knocked out in the regional heat last year following a tense tie-break.     He is taking on two newcomers - Dan Fletcher, protege of Phil Howard, and now head chef at Fenchurch in the City of London,…

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