News & Insights: Great British Menu 2022

Starting 1st February 2022 bbc 2

It’s back – Great British Menu 2022 will start on the 1st Feb on BBC 2.

For 17 years we have all been glued to BBC2 to watch many of the UK top chefs cook. Many of these chefs we have had the privilege to partner with there Restaurants / Companies to source chefs over the 14 years we have been trading. 

The Judges this year

The judges have changed slightly this year. We will see the Award-winning and celebrated chef, Tom Kerridge, Chef and Restaurateur Nisha Katona, and award-winning comedian and host of smash hit food podcast Off Menu, Ed Gamble join host, Andi Oliver in the 17th series of Great British Menu


The theme

The BBC is 100 years old this year. The theme of Great British Menu is to celebrate 100 years of Great British TV.


The chefs in the competition

Central region: February 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Ben Orpwood, Lucky Cat by Gordon Ramsay, London

Liam Dillon, The Boat Inn, Lichfield

Sally Abé, Conrad St James’ London, The Pem

Harvey Perttola, Restaurant Six at Trent Bridge Cricket ground,

North West Region: February 8th, 9th and10th

Caroline Martins, The Sao Paolo Project

Dave Critchley, Lu Ban

Stevie Lamb, The Orangery Restaurant at Rockliffe Hall 

Sam Lomas, Glebe House Devon


Wales: February 15th, 16th and 17th February

Nathan Davies, SY23

Tom Phillips, Restaurant Story

Mark Threadgill, Portmeirion Hotel

Larkin Cen, Loky Ko

London and the South East: February 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Spencer Metzger, The Ritz

Tony Parkin, Tony Parkin at The Tudor Room

Angelo Sato, The Humble Chicken

Robbie Lorraine, Only Food and Courses


Scotland: March 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Stuart Ralston, Aizle, Noto

Calum Montgomery, Edinbane Lodge

Fraser Smith, Angels with Bagpipes

Adam Handling, Adam Handling Restaurant Group



The Final

This will be added in the final week of the show


This page will be added to during the weeks of Great British Menu



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