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Sally unveils marine themed showpiece at Culinary World Cup

Thursday, 13 Dec, 2018

Four months of meticulous work in her spare time came to fruition for a North Wales lecturer when she revealed a culinary art showpiece at the Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg last week.

Welsh chefs strike silver at Culinary World Cup

Thursday, 29 Nov, 2018

Chefs from Culinary Team Wales completed their Culinary World Cup campaign in Luxembourg yesterday (Tuesday) by securing a silver medal in the hot kitchen to add to the bronze they won for culinary art on Sunday.

Welsh chefs open Culinary World Cup campaign with bronze medal

Tuesday, 27 Nov, 2018

Chefs from Culinary Team Wales opened their Culinary World Cup campaign in Luxembourg yesterday (Sunday) with a bronze medal for culinary art. The Welsh chefs, who are competing against the world’s best culinary teams, worked through the night to prepare their cold table buffet display for the international judging panel.

Toby aiming for second Culinary World Cup gold medal

Thursday, 22 Nov, 2018

The last time pastry chef Toby Beevers took part in the Culinary Culinary World Cup in 2010, he helped Culinary Team Wales win a gold medal.

Sergio going for gold with Wales at the Culinary World Cup

Wednesday, 21 Nov, 2018

Award winning chef Sergio Cinotti has set his sights on winning a gold medal with Culinary Team Wales at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg, which begins on Saturday.

Award winning apprentice chef celebrates recipe for success

Friday, 16 Nov, 2018

Apprentice chef Thomas Martin, who has sampled work in some of London’s top fine dining restaurants, celebrated the recipe for success when he collected a coveted national award.

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

Wednesday, 14 Nov, 2018

Chefs from Wales, Belgium and Austria will put their culinary skills to the test when they compete in the Battle for the Dragon contest at the Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC) in February, 2019.

Young chef shortlisted for award as he aims to make his mark in Wales

Thursday, 25 Oct, 2018

Apprentice chef Thomas Martin is a young man with a passion for cooking who has already sampled work in some of London’s top fine dining restaurants. At the age of 22, he is following a career path that he hopes will lead him to achieving his ambition of opening his own restaurant in Cardiff to champion the very best Welsh ingredients.

World Heritage Cusine Summit

Wednesday, 24 Oct, 2018

Firstly, I would like to thank you and the CAW for giving Chris and I the opportunity to represent Wales and the CAW at this ground- breaking event. We threw ourselves into the action with enthusiasm and gusto and both feel we have learned and contributed in no small measure. May I also take this opportunity to commend Chris, his attitude and dedication were exemplary, particularly his work with the young students assigned to us in sometimes testing situations. It was a pleasure to work alongside him.

Welsh chefs promise gastronomic fireworks at Bonfire Night dinner

Tuesday, 23 Oct, 2018

oodies are in for a treat on Bonfire Night when chefs from Culinary Team Wales are promising to deliver some gastronomic fireworks of their own at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport.