Game On for BASC’s college cookery competition

Venison meatballs

BASC has joined forces with top UK venison processor Highland Game to launch Game On – the BASC and Highland Game Colleges Cookery Competition.

Open to catering students across the UK, the cooking competition will see budding young chefs devising their original own canapes using venison mince. All will be bidding to win some fantastic prizes, including an exclusive stalking trip in the Scottish Highlands.

The winner will attend a prestigious BASC event and serve their canape to 250 guests. They will also be invited to enjoy a special trip to the Scottish Highlands to stalk deer with a professional and serve their canape to the team after a tour of the facilities. 

Promoting the versatility of game 

Competition entries will be judged on creativity, recipe clarity, presentation and suitability for the event. The top three entries will be invited along to cook the dish for an expert panel of judges in early 2022 where a winner will be crowned.

Highland Game, purveyors of fine food, are supply all meat to the colleges taking part to make the competition fully inclusive and accessible to all students. 

It is hoped that the competition will raise awareness of the versatility of game meat and educate the next generation of chefs in game cookery.

Find out more about the competition here.