Chile beckons for Welsh chef

By Emma Eversham

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Chile beckons for Welsh chef
Joseph Jones, chef de partie at The Great House Hotel in Bridgend will compete in the World Skills competition in Chile in 2010 after being named Young Welsh Chef of the Year

A chef de partie from Bridgend in Wales is preparing to compete in Chile after being named Young Welsh Chef of the Year.

Joseph Jones, who works at The Great House Hotel in Bridgend beat five other Welsh chefs under the age of 22 to the title at the final at the Welsh Chefs Conference in Cardiff.

The 22-year-old chef impressed judges with his three course menu for four of Assiette of Lobster, Elwy Valley Welsh Lamb, Fondant Potato, Shepherd`s Pie, Carrot Puree and Rich Lamb Jus and Hot Chocolate and Toffee Fondant, Beetroot Sorbet and Pistachio Tuille.

Jones will now go forward to represent Wales at the World Skills competition at the World Association of Chefs` Societies` Conference in Chile in January 2010.

He said: "It`s an incredible feeling knowing that that I have won the competition. This is a great reward for six-and-a-half years` work and I am looking forward to competing more in the future."

The other finalists in the competition, organized by the Welsh Culinary Association, were Johnathon Goodman from Ruthin Castle, Ruthin, Tom Middleton from Hotel Maes y Neuadd, Talsarnau, Harlech, Phil Clarke from the Armless Dragon Restaurant, Cardiff, David Szanto from The Chandlery Restaurant, Newport and Andrew Sheridan from The Groes Inn Hotel, Conwy.

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