SUPERB SIX COMPETE FOR SUSSEX YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR
Six of the best young chefs in Sussex have been announced this week to compete in a ‘MasterChef’ style cook off at the Amex Stadium in Brighton on Thursday 27 October. This final round will decide who wins the hotly contended title of Sussex Young Chef of the Year, sponsored by Sodexo Prestige, as part of the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017. Representing West Sussex is the youngest chef in the competition, 22-year-old Rachel Burroughs from South Lodge Hotel in Lower Beeding; 23-year-old Adam Sear from The Fox Eating and Drinking House in West Hoathly; and Anna Shopland, 23-years-old from The Fountain Inn in Ashurst. Flying the flag for East Sussex is 25-year-old Jose Ferreira from The Sussex Ox in Polegate; and one of last year’s Grand Finalists, 23-year-old Michael Sutherland from The Star Inn in Alfriston. Also joining them is 25-year-old Mark Smith from The Ginger Pig in Brighton.