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20 restaurant chefs to compete in British BBQ Championships at Laverstoke Park festival

By Emma Eversham , 30-May-2012
Last updated on 30-May-2012 at 16:50 GMT

Twenty chefs from restaurants across the UK, including Bistrot Bruno Loubet, Cinnamon Kitchen and Pont de la Tour, will be taking their cooking skills outside next month to compete in the British BBQ Championships at Laverstoke Park's Field to Fork Festival. 

A panel of food critics will judge the barbecuing skills of some of the nation's top chefs at the festival at Laverstoke Park Farm in Hampshire as they compete for 10 places in the final at Taste of London on 24 June. 

Restaurants taking part this year are, last year's winners Cinnamon Kitchen, Bistro Bruno Loubet, Maze Grill, Alyn Williams at The Westbury, Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor, Racine, Boisdale, The Narrow, The Marquis at Alkham, Butlers Wharf Chop House, 28-50, Kai Mayfair, Rhodes 24, The Kingham Plough, Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Lainston House Hotel and Dego. 

The two-day festival will start on 9 June and will include demonstrations from chefs James Martin and John Campbell as well as workshops on butter and bread-making and wine and beer tastings. 

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