Past Student from Deele College Kelly Ann Brogan is cooking up a storm as she prepares for a prestigious culinary competition. Kelly Ann recently qualified for the national final of the Oriental Chef of the Year.
Kelly Ann Brogan (20), a 2nd year student at LYIT School of Tourism, Killybegs has been selected as a national finalist in the Wing Yip Oriental Chef of the Year 2017 competition, being held in University College Birmingham this Wednesday 5th April.
Source – Donegal Daily
After being invited to compete in the live cook-off for the coveted title as a result of preliminary paper round applications, Kelly Ann is now one step closer to winning a once in a lifetime trip to Hong Kong which will include culinary work experiences in some of the countries top restaurants.
For the cook-off, Kelly Ann will have to cook a two-course meal against the clock to include a street food starter be high-class main course dish in a bid to impress the judges which include master chef finalist Larkin Cen, president of the British culinary federation Peter Griffiths (MBE) and Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell.
As the only Irish representative she will go head to head with 14 other finalists representing various colleges and restaurants through the UK