25 July 2016

Premier Foods unveils ‘Dysphagia Chef of the Year 2016’ shortlist

Premier Foods is delighted to unveil the five shortlisted caterers who achieved the highest scores in its first ever Dysphagia Chef of the Year competition. Giles Conroy, Sunrise Senior Living; Malcolm Shipton, Wrenhall Nursing Home; Mike Baker, Random Light; Stephanie Steel, Coed Du Hall; and Suzanne Corless, Random Light will compete for the title on 1st September at Premier Foods head office in Hertfordshire in front of a live audience.

The dishes will be judged by a panel of experts including Premier Foods’ dysphagia catering expert, Preston Walker, and representatives from the healthcare sector. 
Mark Taylor, Foodservice Channel Controller, at Premier Foods comments: “We look forward to welcoming our finalists to Premier Foods to battle it out for the Dysphagia Chef of the Year title. The quality of entries was fantastic and we’re pleased to be showcasing such talent and creativity in dysphagia catering. We see this competition as a key opportunity to showcase the skills of chefs and caterers working in the care, healthcare and education sector; they have a really important role to play in catering for and ensuring dignity in dining for dysphagia sufferers.” 
The mission was for chefs and caterers, working in the specialist area of dysphagia catering, to develop two recipes, one main and one dessert, using at least one Premier Foodservice product. Recipes had to meet either C or E descriptors and the two courses for one diner had to cost no more than £5.
The five caterers will compete for a chance to win £1,000 worth of kitchen supplies/equipment for their workplace. 


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