Members of a community organisation ran a cooking competition which was won by 16-year-old.

Watford Rotary Club has been hosting the annual Rotary Young Chef Competition at West Herts College Catering School on Saturday.

It was won by 16-year-old Holly Leigh of St Clement Dane’s School.

Holly impressed the judges with her Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto with Feta and Pumpkin Seeds, followed by a Chocolate and Coffee Fondant with Raspberry Coulis and Creme Freiche.

Chef Pedro, head chef at the college, awarded Holly a score of 118 out of a possible 130, he stated that the judgement took into consideration things like healthy ingredients, presentation, taste, hygiene and tidiness of the kitchen.

Holly was presented with a certificate and a voucher for dinner for four at the college restaurant by West Herts College Head of Catering School Andy Wakeford.