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The Hurst Campus named the winners of the One&Only Reaching For Young Stars 2016 Competition

Students Lukas Wiese and Andrew Barnard from The Hurst Campus, a celebrated culinary school in Cape Town, South Africa, have been named the winners of the 2016 One&Only Reaching For Young Stars Competition. Stellar Winery was partnered with The Hurst Campus this year.

The winning team. Image via Showcook.com (Facebook page).

The winning team.
Image via Showcook.com (Facebook page).

Both the #ooyoungstars competition and awards lunch were hosted at The One&Only Cape Town, and each turned out to be memorable events featuring an abundance of delicious food, wine and creativity from the rising stars.

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The starter served at the competition included a mandala, inspired by the iconic mandala on our wine labels.

The starter served at the competition included a mandala, inspired by the iconic mandala on our wine labels.

Also on the team was Amy Laubscher, an up and coming sommelier from The Hurst Campus, who worked with Lukas and Andrew to pair their winning dishes with our organic wines.

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Team sommelier, Amy Laubscher. Image via Showcook.com (Facebook page).

Not only did the young chefs win overall, they also walked away with the Best Dessert prize, which was created around our newly-minted Platter 5-star Heaven on Earth. 

A dessert created specifically to be enjoyed along with our organic Heaven On Earth dessert wine.

A dessert created specifically to be enjoyed along with our organic Heaven On Earth dessert wine, served at the competition.

See the menu served at the competition here > 

We would like to congratulate our partners, The Hurst Campus, for their outstanding performance and their inspiring way of pairing their creations with Stellar wines. Well done to the winning team!

Read more about The Hurst Campus, “The World’s Coolest Culinary Institute”, here >

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