Toque d’Or ‘24 finalists revealed

Nestlé Professional has announced the finalists for this year’s Toque d’Or competition. The announcement came following an action-packed heats round, which saw 48 students go head-to-head in a series of intense challenges across two days, held at The Grand Cookery School in York.

The six front-of-house students advancing to the Grand Finals are Emma Bancroft, Coleg Cambria; Jasmine Ferdinando, York; Ashton Eaton-Preece, Loughborough; Maja Mazurkiewicz, Loughborough; Dylan Alexander, Ayirshire; and Ryan James, Coleg Cambria. The six back-of-house finalists, meanwhile, are Daisy Glasper, Newcastle;  Geraldine Sierra Torres, Westminster Kingsway; Amy Phillips, Cheshire;  Lauren Laird, Perth; Ryan Isidro, Westminster Kingsway; and Rohan Bragg, University College Birmingham.

Katya Simmons, managing director of Nestlé Professional UK&I, said: “Guided by our team of expert judges, the competitors set an incredible standard across both days and the high-level of talent on display was truly impressive. Our 12 finalists are in for an incredible experience during finals week, so I wish them the very best of luck and, most importantly, to enjoy and make the most of their experience.” 

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