Brittney Bodden, winner of YCYW Cayman Islands, spent three weeks in London in April, working with Adam Dealing with, Claude Bosi, and Alaine Ducasse
Final month, Brittney Bodden, chef winner of Younger Chef Younger Waiter Cayman Islands 2022, was given a as soon as in a younger chef’s lifetime alternative to work in three of London’s prime kitchens, spending every week at one-Michelin-starred Adam Dealing with’s The Frog, two-Michelin-starred Claude Bosi’s Bibendum, and three-Michelin-starred Alaine Ducasse’s The Dorchester.
This unimaginable alternative to spend time observing and getting concerned with the day-to-day working of three world class kitchens was funded by the Cayman Authorities, organized for Brittney to mark her securing the mantle of Cayman Islands Younger Chef Younger Waiter chef winner.
For the final two years, Younger Chef Younger Waiter Cayman Islands has been supported by Seven Mile Seashore luxurious beachfront property, The Watermark Grand Cayman, offering beneficial alternatives and training to younger Caymanians working in hospitality, with sustainability and group on the coronary heart of each Younger Chef Younger Waiter and The Watermark’s values. The Watermark will sponsor the competitors as soon as once more this yr, with the dwell Younger Chef Younger Waiter Cayman Islands closing happening on Monday, 4 September 2023, for extra info on enter please go to: https://youngchefyoungwaiter.com/enter/.
Fraser Wellon, Developer – The Watermark, Grand Cayman mentioned:
“We’re thrilled for Ms Bodden to be acknowledged globally for her achievements and to share a kitchen with among the world’s prime cooks. Our younger Caymanian expertise is so deserving of this chance and The Watermark is happy to assist her alongside the best way. Congratulations to Ms Bodden and her vibrant future forward.”
“I really feel so fortunate to be given this unimaginable alternative to work with three of my heroes in among the most prestigious kitchens in London. It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks, and I’ve learnt a lot about working a Michelin-starred kitchen throughout my time in London. I’m so grateful for this chance and wish to thank Adam Dealing with, Claude Bosi, and Mario Perera, and their wonderful groups at The Frog, Bibendum, and The Dorchester. That is positively not an April I’ll neglect quickly!”
Brittney’s London schedule was as follows:
• First week at 1-Michelin Star The Frog by Adam Dealing with (Third-Seventh April)
• Second week at 2-Michelin Star Claude Bosi at Bibendum (tenth – 14th)
• Ultimate week at 3-Michelin Star Alaine Ducasse at The Dorchester with Exec. Chef Mario
Perera (seventeenth -Twenty first)
Adam Dealing with mentioned:
“It was a pleasure working with Brittney throughout her time in London and I’m delighted I used to be capable of have her working in my kitchen at The Frog. Encouraging the subsequent era of enthusiastic younger expertise into hospitality roles on these sorts of journeys is so necessary and I sit up for persevering with to assist YCYW in my position as Head Chef choose to proceed to develop and develop younger expertise within the trade.”
Mario Perera mentioned:
“Brittney is a gifted and passionate younger chef and it’s been unbelievable to see her work alongside the opposite younger cooks in my kitchen at The Dorchester. Facilitating entry degree positions for younger expertise in hospitality is a trigger that’s crucial to me, and I’m thrilled to have the ability to assist Sean and Robert’s work at World Younger Chef Younger Waiter.”
Claude Bosi mentioned:
“It’s inspiring to see the eagerness and enthusiasm younger cooks like Brittney deliver to their work. Having her within the kitchen at Bibendum has been fantastic and I hope to host different younger cooks like her sooner or later.”
Sean Valentine FIH, Managing Director of World Younger Chef Younger Waiter mentioned:
“What a unbelievable means to have the ability to give a gifted younger chef from The Cayman Islands first-hand expertise of working in not one, however three distinctive London kitchens. I’m past thrilled the Cayman Authorities selected to work with us to rearrange this journey for Brittney, and I’d prefer to say an enormous thanks to Adam, Claude and Mario for his or her hospitality.”
The 2023 Younger Chef Younger Waiter Cayman Islands competitors, sponsored by The Watermark Cayman, is formally open. The chosen shortlist of younger cooks and younger waiters will compete in a dwell closing and competitors day at The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman on Monday, 4 September 2023, and the 2 Cayman finalists will go on to the world closing in Monaco on Monday, 27 and Tuesday, 28 November 2023. If you want to enter the competitors and are underneath 28 years of age, please achieve this by visiting https://youngchefyoungwaiter.com/enter/