Young Chef of the Year Awards

The winners of The M & Bookatable Young Chef of the Year Award in association with Champagne Pommery have been announced!

Join us for the ‘WINNERS TAKE-OVER NIGHTS’: A unique opportunity to dine and enjoy the menus designed by 2 of the UK’s brightest young chef stars – Jack Barwick of Paradise Garage (sister restaurant to The Dairy), and Perry Torrance of ‘SMITHS’ of Smithfield.

The competition saw 10 finalists hold a pop-up night at M Victoria Street, with Jack and Perry both crowned winners after gaining the joint highest score from points awarded by both the judging panel and the diners.

22nd – 25th August
Perry Torrance of ‘SMITHS’ of Smithfield


Packed with hearty flavours and Caribbean influences, Perry describes his menu as including ‘hearty ingredients that pack a punch, yet still remain fresh, vibrant and seasonal.’ Dishes include pork belly with ‘nduja and cheek croquette, and scorched mackerel with gooseberries.

29th August – 2nd September
Jack Barwick of Paradise Garage


Having honed his skills at Paradise Garage, sister restaurant to The Dairy, Jack impressed the judges with his flavour-rich, inventive menu. Dishes include lamb loin with black garlic, and bbq banana with white chocolate fudge.


Media Contacts

Josephine Ellis, Head of Communications, Bookatable by Michelin

Josephine.ellis@bookatable.com  / +44 (0)207 199 4344

Martin Williams, M Restaurants

martin@mrestaurants.co.uk