• Air date: 24 Mar '21 12 episodes
      The nation's top chefs compete for the chance to cook at an incredible four-course banquet.
  • List of Episodes (12)
    • 1. Central Starter and Fish Courses

      24 Mar '21
      Great British Menu returns for another series, starting with the central region heats. Featuring a mix of exciting new talent and one popular returner, the theme for this year's competition is a celebration of British invention and innovation. The chefs are welcomed to the kitchen, where they prepare canapes, starters and fish courses for the eyes of the week's veteran judge, a former winner who remains a surprise to the chefs until the moment they walk into the kitchen. With one of the four
    • 2. Central Main and Dessert Courses

      25 Mar '21
      The three chefs are halfway through their heat, and the pressure is mounting. Once again, they each serve a unique take on the brief celebrating British invention and innovation. Among the mains are a venison dish in honour of the only British woman to win a Nobel prize in science, a homage to West Midlands manufacturing, and two layered chocolate dishes – one using edible paper as a tribute to Samuel Johnson, the other featuring an ingenious chocolate cross-section of a road inspired by the
    • 3. Central Judging

      26 Mar '21
      Today, the two highest-scoring chefs from the central region must go head to head and cook their six-course menus again. But will they take on board their veteran’s advice as they serve both the panel of judges and Britain’s first astronaut? The chefs need to impress the formidable judges - food writer Matthew Fort, restauranteur Oliver Peyton and broadcaster and food creative Rachel Khoo - as well as guest judge Helen Sharman OBE, who made history 30 years ago by winning a competition to
    • 4. Scotland Starter and Fish Courses

      31 Mar '21
      Great British Menu moves on to the Scotland heats. Competing for the top spot are four chefs, three of them all known to each other as they all have their own restaurants in Edinburgh. There is a reigning champion from last year for Scotland, Roberta Hall, and she is joined by fellow capital chefs Stuart Ralson and Scott Smith. The fourth competitor is returner Amy Elles, who has a seafood restaurant by the coast in Fife. She lost out to Roberta in last year’s Scotland final. Presenter Andi
    • 5. Scotland Main and Dessert Courses

      01 Apr '21
    • 6. Scotland Judging

      02 Apr '21
    • 7. London and the South East Starter and Fish Courses

      07 Apr '21
    • 8. London and the South East Main and Dessert Courses

      08 Apr '21
    • 9. London and the South East Judging

      09 Apr '21
    • 10. Wales Starter and Fish Courses

      14 Apr '21
    • 11. Wales Main and Dessert Courses

      15 Apr '21
    • 12. Wales Judging

      16 Apr '21