City College Southampton turns up the heat at cookery competition to win 31 awards

Budding chefs at City College Southampton returned triumphant from a recent cookery competition having picked up 31 awards.

The students, who are all studying catering and hospitality, walked away from the Wessex Salon Culinaire competition with a total of 16 gold medals, six silver, five bronze and four certificates of merit.

The adrenaline-fueled event saw a feast of activity from over 450 young chefs competing against one another in Brockenhurst.

David Hancock, catering and hospitality lecturer at City College, said: “This event provides a fantastic platform for the students to demonstrate all their hard work and commitment whilst experiencing the thrill of performing under pressure. I’m immensely proud of their achievements.”