PENARTH PUPIL REACHES ALL-WALES FINAL OF “FUTURECHEF” CONTEST

Megan Hitchen of Stanwell School will be in the All Wales Final of "FutrureChef"

Megan Hitchen of Stanwell School will be in the All Wales Final of “FutureChef”

A 13 year old Penarth schoolgirl who loves cooking – Megan Hitchen – has won her way through to the All Wales Finals of the Springboard FutureChef competition.

More than 8,000 young cooks across the UK are taking part in the UK-wide contest – motto “Cook Up a Storm in the Classroom” – which is designed to promote culinary skills in schools.

Megan attends Stanwell Secondary School in Penarth .

In the first stage of the competition she had to cook a 1-course meal with a budget of up to £5 .

In the second stage, the bar was raised to cooking a 2-course meal for 2 people with a hot main course – challenge which Megan took in her stride and which the judges praised.

Now she’s lined up to take part in the All Wales Final – and if she wins her way through that, she could be in with a  shot at the UK National Final next year .

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3 Responses to PENARTH PUPIL REACHES ALL-WALES FINAL OF “FUTURECHEF” CONTEST

  1. 249ers says:

    Well done Megan! Good luck for the second stage of this competition.

  2. Mgg says:

    £5 budget for one meal . White bread 20 pence .beans 30 pence . £4.50 for pudding !

  3. snoggerdog says:

    well done that girl.

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