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Would you like to cook for Raymond Blanc?

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Calling all disastrous cooks with little, or no, skills in the kitchen! The Kenwood Disastrous Chef competition is back and taking entries. The winner will be given the chance to meet Raymond Blanc and prepare a set two-course meal for the Michelin-starred chef.

To participate in the competition you will need to be available to re-create a given recipe each week for five weeks from 26 September to 30 October using your very own Kenwood Chef Titanium, worth £599, which you'll be able to keep after the competition.

You must also be available on Saturday 5 November to attend an all-expenses paid live final, in the event that you make it through to the final.


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Entries close on 14 September

Over five weeks you and your fellow nine contestants will be tasked with creating five recipes designed to test and improve your culinary skills. The recipes will be provided via online video tutorials created for you by Chef Raymond Blanc, Health Fitness and Lifestyle Influencer Chessie King, Parenting and Lifestyle blogger Alison Perry and Gluten Free blogger Becky Excell.

You'll be sent the ingredients each week, as well as step-by-step instructions.

Each week you will be asked to share an update on how you get on with the weekly recipe challenge. This must include a minimum of 100 word blog post and at least one image of your cookery results.

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The final three Disaster Chef contenders who have improved the most will be taken through to the live final, where one winner will be chosen based on their performance throughout the competition and at the event.

The most improved chef throughout the competition will walk away with the title of Kenwood Chef 2016 as well as a fantastic prize package, which includes a selection of stylish Kenwood kitchen appliances to the value of £500, and a two-night stay at Raymond Blanc’s Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.

To enter, complete the short online entry form by midnight on 14 September 2016, on

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