Roux Scholarship 2014: Finalists revealed

By Luke Nicholls

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The Roux Scholarship offers the winner a three-month stage at a three-Michelin-starred restaurant anywhere in the world
The Roux Scholarship offers the winner a three-month stage at a three-Michelin-starred restaurant anywhere in the world
Chefs from the likes of L’Enclume, Murano and Midsummer House are among the 18 regional finalists set to compete for the Roux Scholarship.

Following last week’s paper judging, two regional finals will now take place on 20 March –at the University at West London and University College Birmingham.

Michel Roux Jr said: “The standard of recipes received has yet again been astounding. The creativity in method, style and presentation will make the regional finals as exciting as ever.”

London finalists

  • Sam Carter​ - USB Bank (Restaurant Associates), London
  • Shane Cooke​ - Credit Suisse (Restaurant Associates), London
  • Scott Dineen​ - Goldman Sachs (Baxterstorey), London
  • Alex Floyd​ - Ashdown Park Hotel, Sussex
  • Sabrina Gidda​ - AIG Group London (Restaurant Associates), London
  • Daniel Lee​ - La Chapelle (Galvin Restaurants), London
  • Daniel Miles​ - Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Wiltshire
  • David  Salt​ - BNY Mellon (Restaurant Associates), London
  • James Tully​ - Stoke Park Hotel & Golf Club, Buckinghamshire
  • David Wall​ - Le Talbooth, Milsom Hotels and Restaurants, Essex
  • Jing Wang​ - Midsummer House Restaurant, Cambridgeshire
  • David White​ - Barclays Wealth (ISS), London

London judges will be Michel Roux Jr, Angela Hartnett, James Martin and Gary Rhodes.

Birmingham finalists

  • Tom Barnes​ - L'Enclume Restaurant, Cumbria
  • Craig Beacham​ - The Elephant Restaurant, Devon
  • Adam Jay​ - Murano, London
  • Adam Rasburn​ - Design House Restaurant, West Yorkshire
  • Dylan Owens​ - The Church Green, Cheshire
  • Richard Pascoe​ - Oulton Hall, West Yorkshire

Birmingham judges will be Alain Roux, Steve Love (Roux Scholar 1997) and Sat Bains (Roux Scholar 1999).

Six winners selected from across both regional finals will go through to the national final which will take place on 14 April at Westminster Kingsway College.

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