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Welsh chefs invited to Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday garden party

Monday, 21 May, 2018

Five Welsh chefs will join fellow invited guests at a Buckingham Palace garden party on May 22 for The Prince of Wales’ 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration.

Day to remember for OBE recipient at Buckingham Palace

Tuesday, 20 Mar, 2018

A leading figure in the work-based learning sector in Wales has spoken about the “awe-inspiring” experience of receiving an OBE from Prince William at Buckingham Palace earlier this month.

Wales wins bronze medal in La Parade des Chefs contest

Friday, 16 Mar, 2018

Chefs representing the Culinary Association of Wales were awarded a bronze medal in the La Parade des Chefs contest at Hotelympia in London yesterday (Thursday).

Welsh chefs brave the snow to cook for the Prime Minister on St David’s Day

Tuesday, 13 Mar, 2018

A team of Welsh chefs battled through the snow to deliver the true flavour of Wales to a St David’s Day reception hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street.

Dragan supports Wales with Worldchefs Congress bid

Friday, 23 Feb, 2018

Wales’ bid to host the Worldchefs Congress in 2024 is being supported by the organisation’s continental director for Northern Europe.

England win Battle for the Dragon cook-off in Wales

Monday, 19 Feb, 2018

With Welsh rugby fans still smarting from their country’s controversial Six Nations Championship rugby defeat to England at Twickenham last Saturday, there was more disappointment for Wales yesterday (Thursday).

Arron celebrates Junior Chef of Wales victory

Monday, 19 Feb, 2018

Talented chef Arron Tye ticked off one of his career ambitions when he received the Junior Chef of Wales trophy last night (Thursday). The 23-year-old chef de partie from Carden Park Hotel, Chester who is captan of Junior Culinary Team Wales, clinched the coveted title after a closely contested final at the Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC) at Gr?p Llandrillo Menai’s, Rhos-on-Sea campus.

Third time lucky as Tom wins the National Chef of Wales title

Monday, 19 Feb, 2018

Eight finalists cook off for coveted National Chef of Wales title

Monday, 19 Feb, 2018

The coveted title of National Chef of Wales is at stake as eight finalists cook-off to bring the curtain down on the Welsh International Culinary Championships tomorrow (Thursday).

Anxious wait for Junior Chef of Wales contenders

Monday, 19 Feb, 2018

Five young Welsh chefs face an anxious wait until Thursday night to discover which of them is the new Junior Chef of Wales.