The finalists for the first ever StrEAT Food Challenge have been confirmed! The search for the UK’s most innovative street food chef will now see the following 16 chefs, from the worlds of casual dining, quick service restaurants and market trading, appearing at the live cook-off final, which will be held at Islington Metal Works in London on 8th May 2019.
Bao + Burger + Beer
Disco Picnic Collective – Disco Kitchen
Jerk Island Grill
Popti & Beast
The Big Melt
The Chef House Kitchen
The Taylor Made Kitchen
Quiet Waters Farm
The talented 16 will produce their trademark dishes for the chance to win £1,000 and a week of free trading at Boxpark Shoreditch or Croydon. They will also get to show off their technical skill and creative prowess in the Technical Round, which will see them take on a selection of ingredients provided by the event’s sponsors. There’s also a Wings Round, sponsored by Frank’s Hot Sauce, and the It’s A Wrap Round, sponsored by Major.
The winners will be revealed at an evening awards ceremony and drinks reception held in the same venue in the evening. If you would like to attend the StrEAT Food Challenge, go to www.streatfoodchallenge.co.uk.