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    Jefferson Adams

    Peter McKenzie Wins UK Gluten-free Chef of the Year

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    Celiac.com 12/01/2010 - Coeliac UK has named the winners for their 2010 Gluten-free Chef of the Year Competition.

    Two-star Michelin chef Raymond Blanc OBE FIH announced the winners for each category during a special presentation at his award winning restaurant, Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxfordshire.



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    The competition had two categories; Gluten-free Chef of the Year, open to professional chefs and Up and Coming Gluten-free Chef of the Year, open to catering students.

    This year's Gluten-free Chef of the Year is Peter McKenzie, of South Lanarkshire Council. Runner Up was Candice Webber, of The Restaurant at St.Paul's Catherdral.

    Up and Coming Gluten-free Chef of the Year is Shanice Parris of Westminster Kingsway College. Runner Up is Daniel Beech, who works at the restaurant 'Simon Radley at the Chester Grosvenor'.

    See Gluten-free Chef of the Year Peter McKenzie's winning menu, Candice Webber's Runner-up menu, along with the menu for Up and Coming Gluten-free Chef of the Year, Shanice Parris

    The Gluten-free Chef of the Year competition is part of the Eating Out campaign through which looks to increase awareness of celiac disease and the gluten-free diet among chefs and catering students. 

    By asking chefs and catering students to create gluten-free menus for the competition, sponsors hope to spread awareness and interest in gluten-free cooking within the industry.

    One thing is certainly true, all entrants and winners deserve a hand from those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance.

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