Tasty triumph for Gortahork in Youthreach Masterchef Final 2017

first_imgGortahork Youthreach were the triumphant winners of the annual Youthreach Masterchef Final 2017 on 24 October. This annual competition takes place in each of the six Youthreach centres across the county in September and October to pick a centre team and culminates in the county final in Letterkenny each year. Teams of two from each centre compete to create a main course and dessert on a budget of €20. YR Masterchef Final 2017 Winners – Gortahork Youthreach (Cameron McQuillan & Sean McCausland)The winning dishes made by Team Gortahork (Sean Mc Causland and Cameron Mc Quillan) were beef wellington with red wine jus served with roasted potatoes and roasted veg followed by sticky toffee pudding and salted whiskey butterscotch sauce.YR Masterchef Final 2017 Winners – Gortahork Youthreach Main CourseYR Masterchef Final 2017 Winners – Gortahork Youthreach DessertThe runners up were Team Letterkenny (Robert Fox and Lorcan Hughes) who made Italian style chicken with gnocchi followed by decadent chocolate mousse.YR Masterchef Final 2017 Runners Up – Letterkenny Youthreach (Robert Fox & Lorcan Hughes)The final was judged this year by Sean Duffy, Head of School at Letterkenny Institute of Technology’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Head Chef at Browne’s Restaurant Group Ian Orr and Donegal ETB Chief Executive Anne McHugh.The other teams competing in the final were Team Ballyshannon (Oisín Devanney and Saoirse Fox) who made chicken and veg stir fry followed by sponge trifle, Team Glengad (Aimee Mullin and Rosemary Diver) who made fish cakes with hoisin sauce followed by Eton mess and Team Lifford (Katie Anderson and Rachael Friel) who made chicken roulade stuffed with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and Parma ham on a bed of spaghetti pesto with a parmesan crisp followed by raspberry tiramisu with a kick. YR Masterchef Final 2017 – Ballyshannon Youthreach (Oisín Devanney & Saoirse Fox)YR Masterchef Final 2017 – Glengad Youthreach (Rosemary Diver & Aimee Mulin)YR Masterchef Final 2017 – Lifford Youthreach (Katie Anderson & Rachael Friel)Speaking after the event, Donegal ETB Chief Executive Anne McHugh said, “The Youthreach Masterchef Final is one of the highlights of the Youthreach and Donegal ETB events calendar. I was delighted to be a judge this year but we had a tough job picking a winning team because of the very high quality of the dishes made by all the learners. Congratulations to the winning team and well done to all the participants.”You can view more photos on the Youthreach Twitter account (@DonegalETB) and Facebook page (Donegal Youthreach). #YRMasterchef17Tasty triumph for Gortahork in Youthreach Masterchef Final 2017 was last modified: October 25th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Donegal ETBGortahork Youthreachmastercheflast_img

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