Kikkoman Masters 2019

Kikkoman Masters 2019 Finalists & Judges Kikkoman Masters 2019 Finalists & Judges

Stefan Sewell Wins the 2019 Kikkoman Masters

A huge congratulations to Stefan Sewell who beat stiff competition to win the 2019 Kikkoman Masters competition at The Restaurant Show on Monday 30th September.

Stefan, currently the Team Captain of the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team was participating in his second Kikkoman Masters final and has won the once in a lifetime prize of a trip to Japan.

Stefan impressed the coveted judging panel with his 2 course menu of -
Starter - Squash, Fermented Black Bean & Fennel
Main - Beef, Carrot & Kohlrabi.

Congratulations also to the 2 runners up in the competition, who were -
2nd place - Scott Braithwaite - L'Enclume
3rd place - Enrique Diez Garcia de Olalla - The Frog

Stefan Sewell's Winning Starter Stefan Sewell's Winning Starter
Stefan Sewell's Winning Main Stefan Sewell's Winning Main

2019 Kikkoman Masters Final

The Judges

The 2019 Kikkoman Masters judging panel:

  • Mark Edwards - Nobu London
  • Adam Handling – The Frog
  • Simon Hulstone – The Elephant
  • Pip Lacey – Hicce
  • Bing-yu Lee – Kikkoman
  • David Mulcahy – Craft Guild of Chefs
  • Brian Turner – CBE
  • Fergus Wilford – Gravetye Manor (2018 Winner)

Find out more about the 2019 judging panel in our meet the judges section.

Get a taste of the Kikkoman Masters - watch the 2018 final


1st Prize: Kikkoman Masters 2019 Winner + a one-week trip to Japan

2nd Prize: Working stage at The Frog by Adam Handling + dinner for 2 at The Frog

3rd Prize: Sous Vide & Modernist training day, held by Chef Director Chris Holland (GBM) courtesy of Sous Vide Tools

The 2019 Kikkoman Masters is now closed for entries

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