• LRGS Masterchef Contestants

Masterchef 2017

Year 9 took part in a Masterchef competition on Thursday 6 July in front of an audience of parents and a judging panel that included representatives from Booths supermarket and a Michelin starred TV chef; Lisa Goodwin-Allen.

The boys produced outstanding dishes making the judges decisions very difficult, but the winners were:

Main course winner: Keiran Todd who cooked:  Rare fillet steak with salted purple sweet potato chips, served with a Kentucky style coleslaw with a chilli 'hit' for Mohammad Ali and the 'Highly Recommended' prize was awarded to Will Whitton who cooked: Locally sourced pan fried scallops with pasta negri and lime marinade for Horatio Nelson

The dessert course winner was awarded to: Thomas Quick who made a chocolate fondant with a white chocolate bowl filled with raspberry liquor ,Chantilly cream and dipped raspberries for Heston Blumenthal and 'Highly Recommended' was awarded to Will Pyle for his Eccles Mess with home picked bilberries served with a cream and yogurt fluff for Ron Hill.

Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Executive Chef from Northcote Manor and 2010 winner of the BBC's Great British Menu, said: "Congratulations, what you have produced today was amazing, better than what I could have at your age."

Howard Roberts, Governor at LRGS said: "Well done, you have excelled yourselves. Parents - thanks for coming and supporting the boys today."

View the full gallery of photos here