About Disaster Chef 2016

Could you be crowned Kenwood Chef 2016?

Competition entries are now closed, but check back w/c 26th September to meet the contestants and follow their culinary journey.

If you’re chosen to participate in the competition, you will need to be available to re-create a given recipe each week for five weeks from 26th September to 30th October using your very own Kenwood Chef Titanium, which you will be able to keep after the competition. You must also be available on Saturday 5th November to attend an all-expenses paid live final, in the event that you make it through to the final.

Over five weeks you and your fellow nine contestants will be tasked with creating five recipes designed to test and improve your culinary skills. The recipes will be provided via online video tutorials created for you by Chef Raymond Blanc, Health Fitness and Lifestyle Influencer Chessie King, Parenting and Lifestyle blogger Alison Perry and Gluten Free blogger Becky Excell.

The New Chef Titanium KVC7000S launches in September 2016To help you create the recipes, you will be provided with:

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • A weekly delivery of fresh ingredients
  • A Kenwood apron
  • The ultimate kitchen machine for passionate novices and seasoned chefs alike, the Kenwood Chef Titanium, worth £599.

Each week you will be asked to share an update on how you get on with the weekly recipe challenge. This must include a minimum of 100 word blog post and at least one image of your cookery results.

After the five week tutorial period, the top three Disaster Chef contenders who have improved the most will be taken through to the live final, where one winner will be chosen based on their performance throughout the competition and at the event.

The live final will be held on Saturday 5th November, where you’ll meet Raymond Blanc and put your skills to the test by creating a set two-course meal.

Each contestant will receive this awesome machine The most improved chef throughout the competition will walk away with the title of ‘Kenwood Chef 2016’ as well as a fantastic prize package, which includes:

  • A selection of stylish Kenwood kitchen appliances to the value of £500.
  • A two-night stay at Raymond Blanc’s Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons including accommodation with full English breakfast, travel, 5 course tasting menu on one evening and a 7 course tasting menu on the second evening, and a signed copy of Raymond’s latest book Kew on a Plate.

The chosen contestants will be selected week commencing 15th September, the five week improvement period will start from 26th September, the three finalists will be chosen week commencing 31st October and the overall competition winner will be announced at the live final on 5th November.

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Congratulations to our 2015 Winner - Kenny Beatson

kenny beatson 2015 winner

Take a look back at our 2015 contestants and read about their journey

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