Just before we broke up for CNY, the food rooms are buzzing with excitement as the first round of the newly named ESF Chef took place.

The Juniors work together in pairs formed with in their houses from Y7-9, with each house selecting 2 pairs were given the brief to make a funky vegetarian dish in 45 minutes. This gave great scope for creativity and some superb dishes were produced, including a  tofu 4 ways, quesadilla, bean burger, and pasta dishes


However the winners for the first round were Yash and Alessandro (9W) (Last years ESF Junior overall winners, who make a curried tofu filo parcel

Also going through to the next round in 2nd place is Rachel & Nicole (9W), in 3rd place Bridgette & Krisha (8R), in joint 4th place Jordyn & and Anya (D)/Natalie and Tricia (7F) and in the final spot top sneak through was Alina & Leone (8E)

The seniors were up next working individually, with the the simple brief of the perfect risotto in 45minsnt there was no room for mistakes and Charlotte in 10W ran awaty with teh win, as she not only made the best risotto, but it was also garnished with Parmesan crisps.

It was then close for the next 5 places in the next round, but well done to Dan (12F) who got 2nd place, Kelly (12E) nad Erika (12F) who got joint 3rd, Ethan (12R) in 5th and Heather in 12W in 6th

The next rounbd is on 15th March and students now have an hour to impress with a fruity dish


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