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Lane End Head Chefs Apprentice Crowned MasterChef: The Professionals Winner

  (December 15, 2013)
Lane End Head Chefs Apprentice Crowned MasterChef: The Professionals Winner

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (PRWEB UK) 15 December 2013

Steven Edwards a former student of Lane End Conference Centres Head Chef Mike Day has been crowned the overall winner of MasterChef: The Professionals 2013.

Steven, 27, originally trained under Mike as an apprentice at the Burnham Beeches Hotel, Windsor.

Last night Steven beat off tough competition to take the prestigious MasterChef Professional Champion title.

Mike, Executive Head Chef at the award-winning conference centre in Lane End, Buckinghamshire, said: Stevens enthusiasm and passion for cooking was palpable right from the beginning of his career.

He was incredibly dedicated and even at 17 showed a raw talent for creating delicious, great looking dishes.        

I know Steven has had previous success when he won Young Chef of the Year in 2010 but to take the overall MasterChef: The Professionals title takes exceptional talent - I am absolutely thrilled for him.    

MasterChef: The Professionals tested the chefs culinary skills to the limit.

Run over the past five weeks, the cookery competition culminated in last nights final where the three remaining chefs were tasked with preparing a three-course meal for the judges.    

Stevens winning menu consisted of an Anjou pigeon breast starter, pan-fried stone bass fillet main and intricate honey cake and honeycomb dessert.    

Responding to his win, Steven said: It feels so surreal; I dont know what to say, apart from thank you!

"Im exceptionally happy, I cant believe it, this is what dreams are made of isnt it! I dont know how to describe how Im feeling, it means so much. These kinds of things dont seem to happen to me, it just feels unbelievable.

In his role as Executive Head Chef of Lane End Conference Centre, Mike Day heads up a team of seven full-time chefs preparing specialist menus for conference delegates and wedding parties at The Pavilion Wedding Venue at Lane End.

Mike said: I have incredibly high standards and every dish that goes out has to taste delicious and look amazing, its as simple as that.

Lane End Conference Centre is based in Lane End, Buckinghamshire. For more information, visit or call 0845 521 3013.

Notes for Editors:

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About Lane End Conference Centre: Lane End Conference Centre offers state-of-the-art residential conference facilities, set in 26 acres of beautiful Chilterns countryside just 30 miles from London.

Delegates enjoy hi-tech conference facilities, ample free parking and free broadband access on-site all within swift and easy reach of the capital.

Lane End Conference Centre has 104 bedrooms, 32 meeting rooms, four lounge and bar areas, dining rooms, a games room with a lounge and bar, plus plenty of fitness and leisure facilities.

Tel: +44 (0)845 521 3013

Church Road
Lane End
HP14 3HH
United Kingdom

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