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Series 5 Episode Guide

Scotland: Starter

Series 5 · Episode 1

This week it’s the turn of the Scottish chefs; Michael Smith, Tony Singh and Alan Murchison. Today it’s the battle of the starters. So which dish is going to fly the flag for Scotland? Will it be cock-a-leekie terrine, pigeon salad or Scotch pie?

Scotland: Fish

Series 5 · Episode 2

Today the Scottish chefs; Michael Smith, Tony Singh and Alan Murchison all all fighting for supremacy in the fish course.

Scotland: Main

Series 5 · Episode 3

Today it’s the battle of the main courses, as Scottish chefs; Michael Smith, Tony Singh and Alan go allout to win, with their takes on hogget Scotch pie with peas and carrots, steak and chips with a tomato relish and lamb with haggis, pearl barley and turnip puree.

Scotland: Dessert

Series 5 · Episode 4

Today it’s the last chance for the Scottish chefs; Michael Smith, Tony Singh and Alan Murchison to show they’ve got what it takes to win. So which dessert will deliver the sweet smell of success?

Scotland: Judging

Series 5 · Episode 5

It’s judgement day on GREAT BRITISH MENU and the two chefs who battled their way through yesterday, cook their entire menus for the Great British Menu judges, Prue Leith, Matthew Fort and Oliver Peyton.

North West: Starter

Series 5 · Episode 6

This week it’s the turn of the chefs from the North West – Johnnie Mountain, Lisa Allen and Aiden Byrne.

North West: Fish

Series 5 · Episode 7

Today sparks fly as the chefs from the North West – Johnnie Mountain, Lisa Allen and Aiden Byrne are fighting to win the fish course.

North West: Main

Series 5 · Episode 8

The country’s top chefs are competing to cook at a fabulous banquet to celebrate the very best local produce from around the UK and the pressure to deliver is immense as hosting the banquet will be HRH The Prince of Wales.

North West: Dessert

Series 5 · Episode 9

It’s elimination day on GREAT BRITISH MENU, as one of the three chefs competing to represent the North West will be going home.

North West: Judging

Series 5 · Episode 10

It’s judgement day on GREAT BRITISH MENU. One chef left the competition yesterday and now two are left to go head to head, as they cook their entire menus for the Great British Menu judges, Prue Leith, Matthew Fort and Oliver Peyton.

Central: Starter

Series 5 · Episode 11

This week it’s the turn of the chefs from the Central region – Daniel Clifford, Richard Bainbridge and Will Holland.

Central: Fish

Series 5 · Episode 12

Today the chefs from the Central region – Richard Bainbridge, Daniel Clifford and Will Holland are all out to impress with their fish dishes: crab in barley soup with smoked oyster, hay baked rainbow trout and beetroot cured sea trout.

Central: Main

Series 5 · Episode 13

Today it’s the battle of the main courses, as the chefs from the Central region – Daniel Clifford, Richard Bainbridge and Will Holland - square off, so which dish will get top marks; pigeon and rabbit with carrot terrine; lamb with purple sprouting broccoli or lamb with asparagus crown?

Central: Dessert

Series 5 · Episode 14

Today it's the last chance for the chefs from the Central region - Richard Bainbridge, Will Holland and Daniel Clifford to prove they've got what it takes to cook at this year's fabulous banquet.

Central: Judging

Series 5 · Episode 15

It’s judgement day on GREAT BRITISH MENU. One chef left the competition yesterday and now only two remain to battle it out, as they cook their entire menus for the Great British Menu judges, Prue Leith, Matthew Fort and Oliver Peyton.

Finals - Starter

Series 5 · Episode 41

It's the finals of GREAT BRITISH MENU. Over the past 2 months 24 of the country's top chefs have been competing to cook at a fabulous banquet, to celebrate the very best local produce from across the land and only 8 chefs remain.

Finals - Fish

Series 5 · Episode 42

Only 8 chefs remain and they are all determined to get at least one of their dishes through to the banquet. Today they cook their fish dishes for the Great British Menu judges, who are joined by fourth member to assist them in their decision.

Finals - Main

Series 5 · Episode 43

It's day 3 of the finals of GREAT BRITISH MENU, when the panel of judges give their verdict on the main courses. 8 of the country's top chefs are competing to cook at a fabulous banquet, celebrating the very best local produce from around the British Isles

Finals - Dessert

Series 5 · Episode 44

It's dessert day in the finals of GREAT BRITISH MENU and the last chance for the competing chefs to impress the judges and secure a place at the final banquet - a celebration of the very best local produce from across the land.

Royal Banquet Finale

Series 5 · Episode 45

The pressure on the chefs to deliver is immense and even the judges roll up their sleeves to ensure that the banquet goes according to plan. The final banquet will be hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales and attended by 100 local food champions.

Pork

Series 5 · Episode 127

For Chef Ned Bell pork in this episode is all about adding a new twist to old family favourites. He serves up brined pork chops stuffed with fruit and roasted pork tenderloin.

Chocolate

Series 5 · Episode 128

Chef Michael Bonacini creates works of art with chocolate. His unique twist on everybody's favourite includes chocolate noodles, and how to build a delicious tower of cocoa cake

Veal

Series 5 · Episode 129

Chef Rene Rodriguez loves to cook with veal. He makes mouth watering porcini dusted veal chops with a wild mushroom and Fava ragout, veal in eggplant purses and more.