Under the watchful eye of big industry names, renowned culinary institute, Le Cordon Bleu London announced the winner of the coveted Julia Child Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu. London native, Bianca-Tia Mesuria was the chosen candidate having beaten off immense competition with entry numbers for the prize at a record high this year.
This year’s prize aims to provide aspiring food entrepreneurs with the essential skills for business success. The prize, worth over £40,000, includes a place on Le Cordon Bleu’s Diplôme de Pâtisserie, recognised globally as one of the most respected culinary qualifications in pastry and baking; a three month Le Cordon Bleu Diploma in Culinary Management; an internship at the iconic Savoy Hotel; and 12 months luxury accommodation provided by Londonist.
Le Cordon Bleu alumna Mary Berry announced the winner at a stunning Champagne and Canape Reception at the world-famous school on Monday night. She said;
“It is a joy to be here this evening to present the Julia Child Scholarship Award. Seeing the passion all the candidates have for food is wonderful, and I truly hope this is the start of an exciting career for each of them. Bianca-Tia Mesuria is a worthy winner, and starting her journey with Le Cordon Bleu, I am sure she is set for success!”