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Stir it up magazine July 2017

Seeking the rising stars of the bread world >> Apprentice bakers are being urged to enter a prestigious competition. The Tiptree World Bread Awards is seeking entrants for its new Patisserie Trainee Baker category. Daren McGrath, MD of Tiptree Patisserie, said: “At Tiptree Patisserie, we take the training of young people very seriously and I feel it’s really important the Tiptree World Bread Awards have a dedicated category to recognise the hard work and talent of that sector which sits between young enthusiasts and professional bakers.” For more information, visit www.worldbread awards.com JULY 2017 41 FOOD & INDUSTRY NEWS Food & industry news FIRE UP THE OVENS – BRITISH ROAST DINNER WEEK IS BACK >> The hunt for the Best British Roast Dinner is back again in 2017, as judges look to find the pub which serves Britain’s best roast and make it famous the country over. As well as crowning an overall winner, the panel will once again announce regional winners for South England, North England, Midlands, Wales and Scotland – giving even more pubs the opportunity to become famous for their roasts. Each of the regional winners will receive £2,500 of PR, with the exception of the national winner who will win £10,000 of PR support and the prestigious title of Best British Roast Dinner – a real bookings booster. The closing date for entries in October 1. Nick Otley, owner of Bunch of Grapes, winners of Best British Roast Dinner 2016, said: “We’ve always been busy, but since winning the Best British Roast Dinner competition we’re taking bookings for Sunday service weeks in advance. It’s inspired us to become even better.” Now in its sixth year, the Best British Roast Dinner competition is part of British Roast • Full of taste, from brim to base. • The Deep Dish is perfect for smaller appetites and can be introduced onto kids menus with ease. • Working alongside sides including salads, veggie sticks and garlic bread. “since winning the Best British Roast Dinner c ompetition we’re taking bookings for Sunday service weeks in advance” Dinner Week. The campaign – sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions – inspires pubs to serve the UK’s favourite pub meal every day of the week. Every pub that enters will get a free tub of Knorr gravy. To find out how British Roast Dinner Week brought in the bookings last year, take a look at the video at britishroast dinnerweek.co.uk. For more information contact CRT@chicagotown.com “We take the training of young people very seriously”


Stir it up magazine July 2017
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