It’s finals week in the fifth series of Great British Menu and eight of the UK’s finest chefs remain to represent their regions. The pressure is on, as hosting the special banquet will be HRH The Prince of Wales. Each day this week they will cook one of four courses to be tasted and scored by the Great British Menu judges and in a twist to the competition, there's a new addition to the judging panel.
This year is all about local food and, as the National Trust has such a strong tradition of local food production, the chefs are tasked with sourcing as many ingredients as they can from farms, estates and the surrounding neighbourhood of an historic property in their region. Instead of their usual suppliers, the chefs will have to scour the land to unearth the very finest produce, celebrating Britain’s home grown food.... Read more.