Competition cooks up a storm

BUDDING young chefs from Whitby and Yorkshire are being invited to tickle the tastebuds of a panel of judges including a tv chef.

CookIt! 20011 is a children’s cookery competition, run by The Guild of Food Writers, where youngsters have to create a two course meal.

Diana Henry, an award winning food writer for the Sunday Telegraph, is heading the panel of expert judges which includes Kent-based TV chef Richard Phillips.

The winner will be invited to experience working as a real chef in the kitchens of one of Phillips’s four Kent restaurants and prepare lunch for themselves and three guests.

The competition is open to ten to 14 year-olds and the winner also gets the opportunity to go on a family holiday to a working Jersey dairy farm.

Details of the competition and an entry form are available on The closing date for entries is 28th April 2011.