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Ready, Steady, Cook Final Held At Shrewsbury Town

17 November 2015

Leutwiler's Team Emerge Victorious In Community Event

The teams were given the following ingredients:

Meanwhile, the team of Mike Burgess and Chris Davies, led by Town physio Chris Skitt and fitness coach Andy Hodgen, finished third with their duck, dauphinoise potatoes and Rosemary Honey.

Striker Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro's team of Katrina Myatt and Lauren Parry finished as runners-up with their chicken, Shropshire Blue cheese and sweet potato puree.

The event, held at Greenhous Meadow on Tuesday afternoon, saw Town goalkeeper Leutwiler and his team of Nastasia Matthews and Sophie Whicker create the winning dish which consisted of tempura cod, prawns and chilli.

Jayson Leutwiler's team emerged victorious in the final of Shrewsbury Town in the Community's 'Ready, Steady, Cook' competition with Shrewsbury College.
  • Duck
  • Prawns
  • Cod
  • Chicken
  • Sweet potato
  • Leek
  • Onions
  • Green beans
  • Sweetcorn
  • Cream
  • Egg
  • Butter
  • Milk
Each team featured two level-two students on the hospitality and catering course at Shrewsbury College.

The teams had qualified for the final after being in the top three at the qualifiers, held at Shrewsbury College, on 20 October.

Ryan Leonard, head chef at Shrewsbury Town, said: "It was a very good competition with high standards and very good thinking of dishes.

"As always, it was a pleasure having the college students and it was good to help them learn new skills."

Town goalkeeper Leutwiler said: "The two girls on my team (Nastasia and Sophie) did a really good job.

"I love to cook and learn new things as well.

"I have new tips for myself now to see what I can do and I really enjoyed it."

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