Belfast man is Ramsay's Kitchen winner11 February 2009
Stephen Hope, Junior Sous Chef at The Great Room Restaurant at The Merchant Hotel, underwent the most intense cooking trials to be crowned the winner of the annual Gordon Ramsay Scholarship.
Besides winning a new car, £5,000 in cash, a set of Wusthof knives, a £10,000 oven for The Great Room Restaurant kitchens, a signature Bragard jacket and a commemorative trophy, Stephen will also spend a day training with some of the world's most highly respected chefs at each of Gordon Ramsay's signature restaurants in London, Paris and New York.
Additionally The Bar at The Merchant was Class Magazine "Best Hotel Bar" for the second year running and "Best Cocktail Offering in the UK".
Virtually Visit The Merchant Hotel anf Great Room Restaurant here.