Heritage Motor Centre wins national finals of Britain’s Best Brigade!

The catering team at the Heritage Motor Centre have been crowned ‘Britain’s Best Brigade’ in a public vote to find the UK’s hardest working kitchen.

The team at the Museum and fine dining conference centre, saw off 7 other regional finalists after almost 1000 votes were cast in Essential Cuisine’s nationwide competition.

The team caters for the Museums Café as well as delegates of the centres 25 meeting and function rooms and are able to provide catering for 1000’s alongside a gourmet dinner for 50 people.

After an initial paper judging stage, the teams were tasked with creating short videos to encapsulate the sense of camaraderie, teamwork and cooking prowess within the kitchen walls. Proudly representing the Midlands, the Heritage Motor Centre brigade channelled the spirit of The Italian Job and TV’s ‘The A-Team’ to create a memorable short film that has been viewed over 550 times since its May launch. The win sees the team scoop the title of ‘Britain’s Best Brigade’ plus £1000 and an exclusive menu development masterclass with a leading UK chef.

Paul Kelly, Head Chef at the Heritage Motor Centre, said:

We’re over the moon. I’m proud to have a really close-knit, passionate brigade who enjoy cooking together and working for each other – hopefully that showed in our video entry. After making the video, we just tried to get the message out to as many people as we could that we were representing the Midlands – the response was just phenomenal.”

Paul revealed that the team are planning to use part of the £1000 for a brigade dinner, while the remainder will be donated to various charities.

The Heritage Motor Centre is also delighted to announce that they have maintained the top rating of 5 stars in the ‘Food Hygiene Rating’ scheme after a recent inspection. The accolade is testament to the exceptionally high standards that the HMC adheres to and strives for in maintaining exceptional food hygiene and cleanliness.

For more information please visit the website at www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk.

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