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Devizes Area Heats Young Chef Competition 2019-20

Just over a week ago the Devizes Area Heats of the Rotary Young Chef Competition 2019 took place at the fabulous Farm Cookery School near Bromham. Thanks to everyone that took part, and in particular thanks to all the competitors who made the day so successful.

Below are some ‘photos from both heats, together with a summary of the results.

Heat 1

Contestants

Hannah Blacker, Josephine Read, Isabel Brown, George Maslen, Lara Mountford

Supporters

Judges

Laura Mayes, Colin Lugg (adjudicator), Beth Hemly, Andrew Alexander

Meals

Certificates

Heat 2

Contestants

Jessica Raja, Charlie Dawe, Odin Bishop, Samuel McGibbon

Supporters

Judges

Meals

Certificates

Results

After a wonderful day during which we witnessed some remarkable young talent at work, the following competitors were invited to take part in the Devizes Area Final, which will take place on Sunday 17th November:
Hannah Blacker
George Maslen
Jessica Raja
Samuel McGibbon
Many congratulations to them all, and good luck in the final!

Devizes Rotary celebrates 60 years

Many happy returns to Devizes Rotary, who are celebrating the 60th anniversary of it’s charter which was granted on August 31st, 1959.

To mark this special occasion, the following ex presidents joined current members in a lovely celebratory meal last week:

  • Ralph Flower MBE
  • George Day
  • John Bishop
  • Richard Bush
  • Bill Carter
  • Derek Elliot
  • Robert Akerman

 

A wonderful time was had by all, so here’s to the next 60 years!

 

60’s Themed Evening

There will also be a special 60’s themed evening held on 16th November to continue the celebrations. There will be food, music and drink, all reminiscent of the 1960’s, and 60’s dress will be optional!

Tickets are £30 a head, and include a welcome drink, a 3 course hot buffet with cheese and coffee, live music and other entertainment.

If you’re interested please contact Paula on paulawinchcombe@gmail.com, 07540 822800, then come and join us for a great evening of 60s fun!