Great British Menu episode 6 2020 – London & South East – Judging: Today, the two highest-scoring chefs from London and the south east of England go head to head and cook their six-course menus again. Will they take on board their veteran’s advice as they serve the panel of judges and an esteemed children’s author?
The chefs need to impress the formidable judges – food writer Matthew Fort, restaurateur Oliver Peyton and broadcaster and cook Andi Oliver, as well as a guest judge, one of the successful children’s authors the banquet will celebrate. Today, they are joined by children’s author and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq, whose Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World adventure series is making waves with young readers.
Great British Menu episode 6 2020 – London & South East – Judging
The competition continues with the heats for London and the south east of England. Competing for the top spot are four new chefs to the competition, representing some of the most formidable culinary talents from London. Steve Groves was crowned Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year in 2019 and for the last seven years has been head chef at Roux at Parliament Square in London’s Westminster. Kerth Gumbs, who is originally from Anguilla in the Caribbean, is head chef at Ormer Mayfair, which was voted one of the top five restaurants in London by the Hardens Restaurant Guide in 2018.
Karl O’Dell is head chef at one-Michelin-starred Texture in Marylebone and is bringing his modern Scandinavian influences to the competition. Finally, Ivan Tisdall-Downes, head chef at Native near trendy Borough Market since 2016, hopes to knock out his rivals with his modern style that champions zero-waste cooking and natural, foraged, seasonal produce.