Harold Hill Kitchen Supervisor victorious at regional heats for School Chef of the Year

Michelle Creed
Michelle Creed collecting her award at regional finals.
Published: Friday, 12 January 2018

Michelle Creed, 45, of Rush Green, who works at Broadford Primary School, Harold Hill, for the past 11 years, made it to the regional finals on Thursday 11 January.

Where she showcased her cooking skills by making mac and cheese Bolognese bake, and a lime and coconut cheesecake, for the judges to taste. Michelle will now go on to compete in the national final on Thursday 8th March 2018 at Stratford Upon Avon College.

Michelle Creed, said:

"I am so proud to be nominated as School Chef of the Year 2018, It means so much, to be recognized for doing the job I love. I get my creativity by trying to create healthy meals from a combination popular dishes such as Macaroni Cheese and Lasagne/Bolognese. I discuss meal plan concepts with an nutritionist to help ensure vegetables are used as the basis of all dishes. 

"I was so excited to represent Havering and look forward to competing in the national heats."

Councillor Robert Benham, Cabinet Member for Children and Learning, said:

"We are all very proud of Michelle's continuous effort to produce innovative and healthy meals for Havering children, she is an inspiration for the Havering Catering Service,  who feed approximately 60 per cent of the boroughs primary school children every day."