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Austrians win Battle for the Dragon cook-off in Wales

Monday, 4 Mar, 2019

A team of southern Austria’s leading chefs have stunned the host country to win the Battle for the Dragon cook-off on Thursday at the Welsh International Culinary Championships held at Coleg Llandrillo Menai, Rhos-on-Sea.

Sion takes 2019 Junior Chef of Wales title

Monday, 4 Mar, 2019

Wrexham-based Sion Hughes said he was “shocked” after winning the coveted Junior Chef of Wales title at the Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC) held at Grwp Llandrillo Menai’s Rhos-on-Sea campus last night (Thursday).

Gavin goes one better to land National Chef of Wales title

Monday, 4 Mar, 2019

There was an early St. David’s Day celebration for Gavin Kellett after he was crowned the National Chef of Wales at the three-day Welsh International Culinary Championships held at Grwp Llandrillo Menai’s Rhos-on-Sea campus.

Danny completes Italian job to take Wales through to Global Chefs final

Thursday, 21 Feb, 2019

Former Culinary Team Wales captain Danny Burke has won the Northern Europe heat to book his place at next year’s Global Chefs Challenge final in St Petersburg, Russia.

Chefs to serve up fine dining bonanza as finals head to North Wales

Tuesday, 19 Feb, 2019

Lovers of fine dining are in for a treat at the Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC) at Gr?p Llandrillo Menai, Rhos-on-Sea from February 26-28.

Welsh chefs take on Belgium and Austria in Battle for the Dragon

Tuesday, 19 Feb, 2019

A team of talented chefs from the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport will be representing Wales in the annual Battle for the Dragon contest at the Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC) later this month.

Chefs promoting quality Welsh food and drink on international stage

Tuesday, 19 Feb, 2019

Members of the Culinary Association of Wales are busy promoting quality Welsh food and drink products on the international stage. CAW president Arwyn Watkins, OBE, managing director of Cambrian Training Company, has been invited to join the jury at the International Taste & Quality Institute’s 2019 tasting sessions in Brussels from May 12-14.

RAF chef Alun flying high as new Culinary Team Wales captain

Tuesday, 12 Feb, 2019

The new captain of Culinary Team Wales is an experienced chef who has spent 19 years in the RAF. Alun Davies, 38, from Ammanford, steps up to the captaincy having previously captained both the Combined Services and RAF culinary teams. Highlight of Alun’s culinary career to date was with the Combined Services Team which clinched second place in the military category at the 2012 Culinary World Cup.

Nick appointed new Culinary Team Wales manager

Friday, 18 Jan, 2019

Gold medallist chef Nick Davies had a special reason to celebrate his 50th birthday, having been appointed the new manager of Culinary Team Wales.

Just two points separate top four in National Chef of Wales semi-finals

Friday, 18 Jan, 2019

Just two points separated the top four chefs after the keenly contested National Chef of Wales semi-finals cook-off yesterday (Monday). The quartet will now go through to the final to be held at the Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC) at Gr?p Llandrillo Menai, Rhos-on-Sea on Thursday, February 28.


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