Royal Garden’s chef named Young Apprentice of the Year

Andre Rhone, Commis Chef at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London, has been named Young Apprentice Chef of the Year in the Academy of Food and Wine’s annual awards.
The contest saw Rhone him take part in a special ‘boot camp’ in Birmingham, designed to test culinary skills to the limit. He was also named runner up in the overall category of Hospitality Apprentice Chef of the Year.
Two other young chefs from the London hotel have also been recognised through the Craft Guild of Chefs.
Chris Munroe, the hotel’s chef de partie was welcomed onto the Guild’s Graduate Roll of Honour in October, and Emily Webb, demi chef de partie pastry, was chosen to compete in The Craft Guild of Chefs’ Young Chef of the Year finals at the Restaurant Show, Earls Court, London, on 11 October.
Steve Munkley, Executive Chef at the Royal Garden Hotel and vice president of the Craft Guild of Chefs said; “I am extremely proud of all of the team. It is not only great for the Royal Garden to have such talented professionals in our restaurants, but with such promising young individuals continuing to come into the industry, it gives it a really great outlook for the future.”
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