The Leaderboard

Box 1: The Auction
Box 2: The Raffle
Position
Chef
Highest Bid
Raffle
(£2 per ticket)
Raffle Total
Total Raised
  1. 1
    £550 Bid
    981 raffle tickets
    £1,962
    £2,512
    Swirls of cinnamon and bacon sugar puff pastry, bacon and bourbon mincemeat all dipped in bourbon butterscotch. **If Smokehouse comes in the top 2 - the winners of their pies will also get a full animal butchery and smoking lesson followed by a craft beer tasting and 6 course 'never to be repeated' menu for you and a friend (auction & raffle).

    Smokehouse

    Islington, London, N1 2DG

    Head Chef at Smokehouse, Islington. Prior to this Neil has worked at some of London's best Michelin restaurants. He combines eclectic cuisine with BBQ cooking and bold flavours.

    http://www.smokehouseislington.co.uk/
  2. 2
    £2,000 Bid
    137 raffle tickets
    £274
    £2,274
    Amaretto laced, marzipan topped mince pies.

    Pont Street

    Belgravia, London, SW1X 8HQ

    Sophie has a real passion for nutrition and healthy eating and she is currently Britain’s youngest female Executive Chef at Pont Street Restaurant. Sophie is best known as presenter/ author of ‘Cook Yourself Thin'.

    http://www.thompsonhotels.com/hotels/london/belgraves/eat
  3. 3
    £205 Bid
    664 raffle tickets
    £1,328
    £1,533
    Boozy mincemeat with sweet Chelsea bun dough

    Trinity

    Clapham, London, SW4 0LG

    Chef Patron of critically acclaimed Trinity and Bistro Union, Adam's heart lies with British cooking; reviving classic dishes using local produce with sophisticated simplicity.

    http://www.adambyatt.co.uk/
  4. 4
    £399 Bid
    410 raffle tickets
    £820
    £1,219
    Puff pastry, combined with lots of brandy - bringing "a French touch to an English classic"

    Le Gavroche

    Mayfair, London, W1K 7QR

    A name synonymous with French haute cuisine, Michel Roux Jr holds two Michelin stars at the world famous Le Gavroche, where he took over the helm in 1991.

    http://www.le-gavroche.co.uk/
  5. 5
    £1,100 Bid
    0 raffle tickets
    £0
    £1,100
    Prune & armagnac

    Racine

    Knightsbridge, London, SW3 2EP

    In 2002, Henry Harris opened Racine in Knightsbridge, where he is renowned for his bold, traditional menus. Racine is regarded as one of the finest French restaurants in London.

    http://www.racine-restaurant.com/
  6. 6
    £400 Bid
    334 raffle tickets
    £668
    £1,068
    Medlar & wild berry, dusted with sea buckthorn sherbet

    Restaurant Story

    Bermondsey, London, SE1 2UE

    Tom Sellers, the 26-year old chef behind Restaurant Story which opened in early 2013 in Bermondsey to huge critical acclaim, earning a Michelin star after just four months. Simplistic in idea but technical in execution, Tom tells his story through food.

    http://www.restaurantstory.co.uk/
  7. 7
    £510 Bid
    187 raffle tickets
    £374
    £884
    Classic, with a touch of orange rind in the pastry.

    Murano

    Mayfair, London, W1J 5PP

    Angela Hartnett, one of Britain's most successful and best known chefs. Chef Patron of the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant, Murano, and recipient of an MBE.

    http://www.muranolondon.com/
  8. 8
    £460 Bid
    196 raffle tickets
    £392
    £852
    Sweet pastry encases traditional suet mincemeat, with rum, currents, raisins and mixed fruit peel

    Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

    Great Milton, Oxfordshire, OX44 7PD

    One of Britain’s most respected chefs, Raymond Blanc leads the two Michelin-starred Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, renowned for offering one of Britain’s finest gastronomic experiences.

    http://www.manoir.com/
  9. 9
    £211 Bid
    294 raffle tickets
    £588
    £799
    Crispy filo pastry, pear and apple mincemeat

    The Cupcake Bakehouse

    City of London, London,

    Lorraine Pascale, a model turned cook, well known for numerous TV cookery programmes, cookery books and a widely read cookery column in The Sun on Sunday. Her ethos? Elegant, stress-free cooking, that delivers exceptional results.

    http://www.lorrainepascale.com/
  10. 10
    £495 Bid
    120 raffle tickets
    £240
    £735
    Traditional hand-made pastry, homemade mixed peel

    Corrigans

    Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG

    Richard Corrigan, the chef owner of Corrigan Restaurants which operates Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill and Corrigan's Mayfair in London, has become one of the UK's most respected chefs. He opened Bentley's Sea Grill at Harrods in July 2012.

    http://www.corrigansmayfair.co.uk/
  11. 11
    £205 Bid
    209 raffle tickets
    £418
    £623
    Lemon meringue mince pie, roasted marshmallow, vanilla lemon curd

    Duck & Waffle

    Liverpool St, London, EC2N 4AY

    Executive Chef of Duck & Waffle and the 2012 winner of The Mince Pie Project, Daniel Doherty brings a rich and colourful past to the restaurant, and the flavours of his menu, which pays homage to classic British cookery.

    http://duckandwaffle.com/
  12. 12
    £450 Bid
    74 raffle tickets
    £148
    £598
    Citrus and festively spiced with cinnamon, all spice and bergamot

    The Merchant's Tavern

    Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3PG

    Head Chef at newly opened Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch, Neil has honed his skills at The Connaught, Michel Bras and most recently as sous-chef at The Square.

    http://www.merchantstavern.co.uk/
  13. 13
    £360 Bid
    117 raffle tickets
    £234
    £594
    Mincemeat, almond and griottine cherry streusel slice. To be accompanied by a bottle of 15 year old Maury and a signed copy of ‘Bruce’s Cookbook’.

    Chez Bruce

    Wandsworth, London, SW17 7EG

    Bruce opened Chez Bruce in 1995 and since then has amassed a huge selection of awards, including a Michelin star and ‘London’s Favourite Restaurant’ in 2012 for the seventh consecutive year.

    http://www.chezbruce.co.uk/
  14. 14
    £260 Bid
    165 raffle tickets
    £330
    £590
    Meyer lemon mincemeat, clementine marmalade, 70% chocolate, Hennessy cream slice

    Social Eating House

    Soho, London, W1F 7NR

    After extensive experience under some of the world's top chefs, Jason Atherton opened his London flagship and Michelin-starred, Pollen Street Social in Mayfair. This year, he opened two more restaurants in London, Little Social and Social Eating House where Head Chef Paul Hood helps continue his work in delivering understated excellence.

    http://www.pollenstreetsocial.com/
  15. 15
    £215 Bid
    183 raffle tickets
    £366
    £581
    Foragers Festive Treat: marinated fruits, home smoked almonds and wood sorrel, orange Viennese crust sprinkled with juniper sugar. **If the winning bid puts David in the top 3 in our leader board, the bidder will receive a day in the kitchen with Mr Everitt Matthias at Le Champignon Sauvage (auction only).

    Le Champignon Sauvage

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AQ

    David Everitt Matthias is Chef Patron of award winning and two Michelin star, Le Champignon Sauvage in Cheltenham, which he runs with his wife Helen. This year he won Good Food Guide's 'Chef of the Year' award.

    http://www.lechampignonsauvage.co.uk/index.html
  16. 16
    £147 Bid
    212 raffle tickets
    £424
    £571
    Mince pie macarons

    Manchester House

    Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3BZ

    Formerly head chef at The Grill at The London Dorchester from late 2006, Byrne has previously worked at Tom Aiken's Tom's Kitchen, Pied à Terre, Adlard's, amongst others. He has appeared on Masterchef, and at 22, became the youngest chef to win a Michelin star.

    http://www.manchesterhouse.uk.com/
  17. 17
    £211 Bid
    157 raffle tickets
    £314
    £525
    Lashings of brandy, spice and a touch of frangipane

    The Gilbert Scott

    Kings Cross, London, NW1 2AR

    Chef and restaurateur with 20 years of experience, Marcus Wareing was one of four chefs chosen to cook for the Queens 80th Birthday Banquet. Marcus runs two Michelin-starred restaurants, Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley and The Gilbert Scott.

    http://marcus-wareing.com/
  18. 18
    £166 Bid
    176 raffle tickets
    £352
    £518
    Mincey Pieghnuts: mince pie doughnut, filled with brandy custard (sent separately in a piping bag for the recipient to fill) and dusted in Christmas spiced sugar

    Alyn Williams at The Westbury

    Mayfair, London, W1S 4JU

    Following eight years perfecting his craft with Marcus Wareing in the Berkeley Hotel, Alyn Williams opened his eponymous restaurant in 2011. Accolades include a Michelin star, Three AA Rosette Award and National Chef of the Year

    http://www.alynwilliams.co.uk/
  19. 19
    £191 Bid
    154 raffle tickets
    £308
    £499
    Decadent, boozy mince pies

    The Wolseley

    Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EB

    Matthew originally joined The Wolseley as a pastry senior sous Chef in 2007. After a few years away he rejoined Rex Restaurant Associates and was appointed Group Pastry Chef in 2012.

    http://www.thewolseley.com/
  20. 20
    £323 Bid
    77 raffle tickets
    £154
    £477
    Mince pie baubles: mincemeat, aerated chocolate, orange jelly, brandy ‘cream’, pinenut crumble and fudge

    The Pass

    Lower Beeding, West Sussex, RH13 6PS

    Matt has headed up The Pass since its opening in 2008. Over the last 5 years he has earned the restaurant a Michelin star, 4 rosettes, and has been ranked in the times top 100 restaurants.

    http://www.southlodgehotel.co.uk/
  21. 21
    £265 Bid
    98 raffle tickets
    £196
    £461
    Cooking apples, dry fruit, toasted almonds, splash of brandy.

    Tom's Kitchen

    Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD

    Tom Aikens, the star behind Tom’s Kitchen, a modern British brasserie serving comfort food. Created to embody all that sharing food with friends and family means.

    http://www.tomskitchen.co.uk/
  22. 22
    £250 Bid
    105 raffle tickets
    £210
    £460
    Unique Japanese twist, with Yuzu marmalade to add a subtle hint of citrus. **The lucky winners of each box will be treated to a mince pie masterclass for themselves and a friend (auction & raffle).

    William Curley

    Belgravia, London, SW1W 8UN

    Four times winners of the Academy of Chocolate's award for 'Best British Chocolatier', William and Suzue blend classic French influence and modern Japanese twists to their patisserie and chocolates.

    http://www.williamcurley.co.uk/
  23. 23
    £200 Bid
    115 raffle tickets
    £230
    £430
    Mulled wine pastry crust

    Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

    Chelsea, London, SW3 4HP

    Clare Smyth MBE has been Head Chef at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay since 2007 and took over as Chef Patron earlier this year. Devotion to her craft and uncompromising standards in the kitchen have led her to become the first, female chef to run a three star Michelin restaurant in the UK.

    http://www.gordonramsay.com/royalhospitalroad/
  24. 24
    £182 Bid
    116 raffle tickets
    £232
    £414
    Homemade mincemeat, sandwiched in shortbread, dipped in chocolate

    Sat Bains

    Nottingham, Notts, NG7 2SA

    Sat Bains is globally recognised by fellow chefs and food writers for his innovative style of cuisine. In 2002, he opened Restaurant Sat Bains with his wife, Amanda and over the past decade, the restaurant has garnered two Michelin stars, the ultimate 5 Rosettes from the AA and 9 out of 10 in the Good Food Guide.

    http://www.restaurantsatbains.com/
  25. 25
    £290 Bid
    61 raffle tickets
    £122
    £412
    Mince Pie Macaron: filled with white chocolate, brandy and homemade mincemeat

    Simpsons

    Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3DU

    Andreas Antona has had a successful European career and is now Chef Patron of Michelin-starred Simpsons in Edgbaston, Birmingham serving outstanding food. Creating the mince pies with Executive Chef Luke Tipping and Head Chef Matt Cheal.

    http://www.simpsonsrestaurant.co.uk/
  26. 26
    £195 Bid
    100 raffle tickets
    £200
    £395
    “Pain au raisin” style roulade of folded brioche dough and mincemeat.

    The Square

    Mayfair, London, W1J 6PU

    A quiet culinary professional, an absolute chef’s chef and highly respected culinary figure, Philip Howard has been the Head Chef and Co-Owner of the two Michelin starred, The Square since opening in 1991.

    http://www.squarerestaurant.com/
  27. 27
    £200 Bid
    91 raffle tickets
    £182
    £382
    Selection of mince pies including: original, chocolate orange, mince and frangipane, and Christmas pudding

    Pétrus

    Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 8EA

    Sean Burbridge is Head Chef Pétrus. Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge the restaurant represents fine dining at its very best. A stylish and modern French menu is perfectly complemented by the restaurant's stunning environment and immaculate presentation and service.

    http://www.gordonramsay.com/petrus/
  28. 28
    £200 Bid
    87 raffle tickets
    £174
    £374
    Santamosa's: a twist on the traditional mince pie, inspired by an Indian samosa

    Great British Bake Off Winner

    Market Harborough, Leicestershire,

    Frances Quinn, the winner of this year's Great British Bake Off, believes that creativity is at the heart of everything. It is the raising agent in her cakes, it feeds the yeast in her dough and rolls out the ideas in her pastry.

    http://francesquinn.co.uk/
  29. 29
    £142 Bid
    112 raffle tickets
    £224
    £366
    Spiced macaron, citrus brioche, brandy mincemeat, lemon sablee.

    ME London

    Covent Garden, London, WC2R 1HA

    Sarah recently joined the ME London Hotel, prior to this she was Head Pastry Chef at Yauatcha and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

    https://www.melia.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/london/me-london/index.html
  30. 30
    £200 Bid
    82 raffle tickets
    £164
    £364
    'Back to basics' - very traditional with 2 year old aged mincemeat and rich butter shortcrust. ** Winners will receive a £75 voucher to use in SoLIta (auction and raffle).

    SoLIta

    Manchester, Gt. Manchester, M4 1DW

    SoLIta does exciting, unusual tastes in a warm and welcoming environment. Experience the food of New York, Italy and Manchester like it's never been done before.

    http://www.solita.co.uk/
  31. 31
    £175 Bid
    94 raffle tickets
    £188
    £363
    Mince pie eccles cakes: homemade butter puff pastry encasing mincemeat combined with a secret mix of spices, baked with a crust of crunchy sugar

    World renowned pastry chef

    Haversham, Buckinghamshire,

    Claire Clark has spent time at some of the most prestigious restaurants in the world, including the three-star French Laundry, has previously won the prestigious "Best Crafts Worker of Britain" award, and received an MBE.

    http://www.claire-clark.com/
  32. 32
    £84 Bid
    139 raffle tickets
    £278
    £362
    With Agen prunes marinated for 3 months in Armagnac

    The Box Tree

    Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9DR

    This small renowned restaurant has been a part of Ilkley since the early sixties. Now owned by husband and wife team Simon and Rena Gueller, the Box Tree continues to aim to be the best.

    http://www.theboxtree.co.uk/
  33. 33
    £180 Bid
    89 raffle tickets
    £178
    £358
    Gluten-free Vin Cotto mince pie

    Locanda Locatelli

    Mayfair, London, W1H 7JZ

    At Michelin starred Locanda Locatelli, Chef Patron Giorgio combines both tradition and creativity with quality and freshness to provide an outstanding Italian dining experience.

    http://www.locandalocatelli.com/
  34. 34
    £255 Bid
    46 raffle tickets
    £92
    £347
    Marinated cherry mincemeat, pine custard dome

    The Latymer

    Bagshot, Surrey, GU19 5EU

    Michael has a 2 Michelin star & 5 AA rosette restaurant in Surrey.

    http://www.thelatymer.co.uk/
  35. 35
    £230 Bid
    55 raffle tickets
    £110
    £340
    Mince Pie Naan: raisins, orange zest, pistachio, coconut, cardamon and Brandy Rabri.

    Gymkhana

    Mayfair, London, W18 4JH

    Following on from the success of his Michelin starred Trishna, Karam opened Gymkhana in 2013 which has already been tipped as one of the restaurant openings of the year.

    http://www.gymkhanalondon.com/
  36. 36
    £155 Bid
    89 raffle tickets
    £178
    £333
    Very traditional, with mincemeat of fruits, peel, spices and vinegar

    Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

    Mayfair, London, W1K 1QA

    Angelo, a master of French patisserie, is the Head Pastry Chef at Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, one of only four restaurants in the UK to hold three Michelin stars.

    http://www.alainducasse-dorchester.com/
  37. 37
    £155 Bid
    86 raffle tickets
    £172
    £327
    Spiced quince, Amaretto & pumpkin

    L'Ortolan

    Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9BY

    Alan Murchison is the Head of The 10 in 8 Fine Dining Group whose collection includes some of the finest restaurants in the UK including Paris House in Woburn and La Becasse in Ludlow.

    http://www.lortolan.com/
  38. 38
    £155 Bid
    84 raffle tickets
    £168
    £323
    19th century short crust pastry made with lard, glazed with egg white

    Hixter

    Liverpool St, London, EC2M 4AE

    Chef, restaurateur and food writer Mark Hix is known for his original take on British gastronomy. After 17 years as Chef Director at Caprice Holdings, he opened his first restaurant in 2008, Hix Oyster & Chop House in Smithfield. He has since opened a five establishments including, Hix Oyster & Fish House, Mark's bar, and Tramshed, all to great critical acclaim.

    http://www.hixter.co.uk/
  39. 39
    £122 Bid
    99 raffle tickets
    £198
    £320
    Mince pie buche de Noel: vanilla sable, brandy cream, mincemeat, mulled wine macerated raisins

    Hakkasan

    Liverpool St, London, EC2A 2DQ

    Graham Hornigold, Executive Pastry Chef for the Hakkasan Group, has over 20 years of industry experience. Winner of Pastry Chef of the Year in 2007 and four prestigious Tea Guild Awards.

    http://www.hakkasan.com/
  40. 40
    £220 Bid
    49 raffle tickets
    £98
    £318
    Maguma mince pie: Kuro-Goma dough with a spicy core. **The winner of the auction will be able to spend a day in the kitchen (auction only)

    Nobu

    Mayfair, London, W1K 1LB

    Regis Cursan, born and raised in Southwest France, where he perfected his craft. After working for Patisserie Valerie, he joined Nobu London in 2004 and was appointed Executive Pastry Chef in 2006. Regis oversees the development, design and creation of exquisite desserts in both London restaurants and Nobu Worldwide Events.

    http://www.noburestaurants.com/berkeley-st/experience/introduction/
  41. 41
    £205 Bid
    55 raffle tickets
    £110
    £315
    Buttery pastry, Suffolk grown cherries matured for 2 years in brandy. ** The winner of the auction will receive a jar of brandy butter, a drunken Christmas pudding, a signed copy of a world title winning book and apron (auction only).

    The British Larder

    Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2PU

    Opened in 2010 by two passionate chefs, Madalene Bonvini-Hamel and Ross Pike, The British Larder is one of the UK's leading gastro pubs - known for it's gastronomic creativity using locally sourced produce.

    http://www.britishlardersuffolk.co.uk/
  42. 42
    £156 Bid
    79 raffle tickets
    £158
    £314
    Coconut dusted, flaky pastry ball, mince pie style filling with sticky date and coconut

    The Westhouse

    Ashford, Kent, TN27 8AH

    Graham has cooked for the Queen and 10 Downing St. He opened The Westhouse in 2002 which gained a Michelin star in 2004 which it has maintained ever since.

    http://www.thewesthouserestaurant.co.uk/
  43. 43
    £155 Bid
    75 raffle tickets
    £150
    £305
    Candied orange peel, quince, cinnamon, almonds and sultanas. Whisky and a little dark chocolate make this traditional offering rich and special.

    Theo Randall

    Mayfair, London, W1J7QY

    Celebrated Chef Theo prepares rustic Italian fare with the finest seasonal ingredients in ‘London’s best Italian restaurant’, Theo Randall at the InterContinental.

    http://www.theorandall.com/
  44. 44
    £180 Bid
    62 raffle tickets
    £124
    £304
    Peshwari Mince Pie: coconut, almond, pistachio and cardamon

    The Cinnamon Club

    Westminster, London, SW1P 3BU

    Vivek has become one of the nation's best loved chefs and is a regular guest on BBC's Saturday Kitchen. He has helped redefine the perception of Indian cuisine in the UK through his restaurants The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Soho.

    http://www.cinnamonclub.com/
  45. 45
    £100 Bid
    99 raffle tickets
    £198
    £298
    Spiced cranberry, port and brandy mincemeat, almond and orange pastry, topped with an almond crumble, cardamom and orange sugar and gilded with edible gold leaf flakes

    Fiona Cairns Ltd

    Kingston, London,

    Fiona established Fiona Cairns Ltd over 25 years ago, after making a batch of miniature decorated Christmas cakes for friends. Her company now supplies handmade cakes to top retailers in the UK, including Harrods and Fortnum & Mason.

    http://www.fionacairns.com/
  46. 46
    £150 Bid
    73 raffle tickets
    £146
    £296
    Spiced mince pie samosa, with a dusting of cinnamon sugar

    Benares Restaurant and Bar

    Mayfair, London, W1J 6BS

    Michelin starred restaurant Benares, led by Chef Patron Atul Kochhar, is based in the upscale Mayfair neighbourhood of central London. Benares serves modern Indian cuisine.

    http://www.benaresrestaurant.com/
  47. 47
    £120 Bid
    87 raffle tickets
    £174
    £294
    Bourbon and maple

    The Secret Larder

    Highbury, London, N7

    James Ramsden is a food writer, author, and host/cook at the Secret Larder supper club.

    http://www.jamesramsden.com/
  48. 48
    £176 Bid
    57 raffle tickets
    £114
    £290
    Empanadilla with quince, Px, Manteca and smoked muscavado caramel.

    Ember Yard

    Soho, London, W1F 8SU

    Since joining the Salt Yard Group as Executive Chef in 2008, Ben Tish has overseen the opening of Dehesa and Opera Tavern, with Ember Yard set to open this month. Now as Chef Director for the Group, he oversees food offerings at all three.

    http://www.emberyard.co.uk/
  49. 49
    £82 Bid
    103 raffle tickets
    £206
    £288
    Mince and quince frangipane pies

    Food Writer

    Camberwell, London,

    Lucas is a self-taught chef who was The Sunday Times cook for over 5 years. He was voted Guild of Food Writers' Cookery Columnist of the Year 2012.

  50. 50
    £107 Bid
    88 raffle tickets
    £176
    £283
    Deep filled with fruit that has been steeped in Armagnac for 12 weeks

    La Chapelle

    Liverpool St, London, E1 6DY

    Along with his brother Chris, Jeff is Chef Patron of the multi-award winning Galvin Restaurants, 2 of which hold Michelin stars. In 2010/11 Jeff and his brother were voted AA Chef's Chef of the Year by their peers.

    http://www.galvinrestaurants.com/section.php/61/1/galvin-la-chapelle
  51. 51
    £157 Bid
    59 raffle tickets
    £118
    £275
    Apple, brandied sloe, almond & kumquat mince pie

    The Modern Pantry

    Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ

    Having previously worked with top chefs, Anna opened The Modern Pantry in 2008. Her philosophy is driven by the desire to excite the palate by renewing everyday cooking with modern ingredients and global inspiration.

    http://www.themodernpantry.co.uk/
  52. 52
    £150 Bid
    61 raffle tickets
    £122
    £272
    Classic crumbly, fruity recipe

    Outlaw's at The Capital

    Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1AT

    Nathan and Head Chef Pete are the masterminds behind the unique menu at Michelin starred restaurant Outlaw's at the Capital. Their ethos is to allow ingredients to speak for themselves.

    http://www.capitalhotel.co.uk/restaurantbar.html
  53. 53
    £201 Bid
    34 raffle tickets
    £68
    £269
    Orkney beremeal flour pastry, filling spiked with rare 25 year old MacAllan malt whisky and heather honey.

    Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

    Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1NF

    Andrew is one of only 12 UK Relais & Chateaux Grand chefs. He is Chef at Scotland's only two Michelin star restaurant housed inside the world famous Gleneagles hotel.

    http://www.andrewfairlie.co.uk
  54. 54
    £185 Bid
    42 raffle tickets
    £84
    £269
    Mulled fig, chocolate and rich blue cheese. **Winner of auction will get a meal for two to be used at any time of the year if Kensington Place finishes in top 40 (auction only).

    Kensington Place

    Kensington, London, W8 7LX

    Head Chef at Kensington Place since June 2011. Dan created an exclusive and exciting FISHbone menu earlier this year having worked under Alan Jones at Almeida and at Soho House.

    http://www.kensingtonplace-restaurant.co.uk/
  55. 55
    £160 Bid
    54 raffle tickets
    £108
    £268
    Raviolo di San Guiseppe: Little butter pastry half-moons filled with mincemeat

    Quo Vadis

    Soho, London, W1D 3LL

    Jeremy Lee is a Scottish cook who fills the boxes on the menu daily with his favourite things, a great many of which are inspired by many a fine cook book and chefs. Lee honed his craft while working alongside chefs Simon Hopkinson and Alastair Little.

    http://www.quovadissoho.co.uk/
  56. 56
    £102 Bid
    83 raffle tickets
    £166
    £268
    Crisp shortbread base filled with almond and marzipan flavoured mixed fruits, finished with a Viennese whirl.

    Fischers at Baslow Hall

    Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1RR

    Rupert combines classic favourites with modern combinations, taking inspiration from British produce and the vast vegetable and herb garden at Baslow Hall, ranked 29th best restaurant in the UK by Good Food Guide.

    http://www.fischers-baslowhall.co.uk/
  57. 57
    £112 Bid
    74 raffle tickets
    £148
    £260
    Crescent moon shaped in the style of fatayers from the Eastern Med. Goat's milk butter pastry with a traditional centre with the addition of almonds and fresh bergamot zest

    Moro

    Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 4QE

    Sam & Sam Clark are Chef Patrons of the awarding winning Moorish restaurant Moro and tapas bar Morito

    http://www.moro.co.uk/
  58. 58
    £161 Bid
    48 raffle tickets
    £96
    £257
    Rich filling perfected over the years, golden, crumbly pastry

    St JOHN Restaurant

    Smithfield, London, EC1M 4AY

    Head Pastry Chef at the world renowned St John Restaurant, Tom Trubshaw adopts the St John philosophy - working with good things and good people to make more good things.

    https://www.stjohngroup.uk.com/smithfield/
  59. 59
    £148 Bid
    54 raffle tickets
    £108
    £256
    Wensleydale cheese pastry, cranberry and apple mincemeat

    The Five Fields

    Chelsea, London, SW3 2SP

    The recently launched The Five Fields has a modern seasonal menu, with a focus on rare herbs and vegetables. Taylor will be working with Head Pastry Chef Chris Underwood, who has previously worked for Tom Aikens, Alan Murchison and Claude Bosi

    http://www.fivefieldsrestaurant.com/
  60. 60
    £114 Bid
    71 raffle tickets
    £142
    £256
    Deep fried with dried sloes, sloe gin and clementine fizz.

    Disco Bistro

    Old Street, London, EC1V 4DY

    Carl Clarke, known for his authority in pop up dining, has worked with the likes of Marco Pierre White, U2 and Simon Rogan. He has since been running pop ups, including Rock Lobsta, God Save the Clam, The English Laundrette and Disco Bistro.

    http://www.discobistro.co.uk/
  61. 61
    £116 Bid
    70 raffle tickets
    £140
    £256
    Macerated winter fruits and pine butter. Daniel is also offering a meal at Midsummer for the winner and a friend should his mince pies be in the top 5 highest money-raisers (auction only).

    Midsummer House

    Cambridge, Cambs, CB4 1HA

    Daniel Clifford's cooking has a modern focus, underpinned by classical French technique. Thanks to Clifford's quest for culinary perfection, Midsummer House has been awarded two Michelin stars during his 15 year tenure.

    http://www.midsummerhouse.co.uk/
  62. 62
    £121 Bid
    67 raffle tickets
    £134
    £255
    Topped with orange-scented meringue.

    Odette's Restaurant

    Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8XL

    Chef Patron of the critically acclaimed Odette’s. Bryn trained under top names including Michel Roux Jr and Marco Pierre White and rose to fame in 2006 on Great British Menu.

    http://www.odettesprimrosehill.com
  63. 63
    £162 Bid
    46 raffle tickets
    £92
    £254
    Decadent, boozy mince pies

    The Delaunay

    Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4BB

    Regis joined The Wolseley in 2005 having worked at top restaurants internationally. Regis transferred to Tatler's Restaurant of the Year 2012, 'The Delaunay' in December 2011 where he established the pastry team. 

    http://www.thedelaunay.com/
  64. 64
    £123 Bid
    63 raffle tickets
    £126
    £249
    Sweet pie pastry filled with a vegetarian suet mincemeat

    Foxlow

    Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4AN

    Carla Henriques, pastry chef of newly opened Foxlow in Clerkenwell and the Executive Pastry Chef at Hawksmoor restaurants, trained as a pastry chef in her native Portugal before moving to London. Previously worked at Scott's, J. Sheeky's and Dean Street Townhouse before coming to Hawksmoor

    http://www.foxlow.co.uk/
  65. 65
    £123 Bid
    60 raffle tickets
    £120
    £243
    A substantial incarnation of Christmas flavours and intense mix of the best classic ingredients. ** The winner of the auction will receive a Bread Ahead goodie bag.

    Bread Ahead Bakery

    Borough Market, London, SE1 1TL

    Bread Ahead sees the bakery expertise of Matt Jones (founder of Flour Power) and Justin Gellatly (formerly of St John’s Bakery) unite to bring fine baking to the masses. Matt and Justin make it their mission to continue the tradition of having fine British baking available to the public through Bread Ahead’s new purpose built bakery and bakery school in Borough Market.

    http://www.breadahead.com/
  66. 66
    £160 Bid
    40 raffle tickets
    £80
    £240
    Traditional boozy mince pie, spiced nutty streusel topping

    Rocksalt

    Folkestone, Kent, CT19 6AA

    Mark Sargeant opened Rocksalt in June 2011 in the coastal town of Folkestone in Kent. Head Chef, Simon Oakley joined earlier this year and they both work together on only using Kentish produce from local suppliers with a fresh & simple ethos.

    http://www.rocksaltfolkestone.co.uk/
  67. 67
    £142 Bid
    48 raffle tickets
    £96
    £238
    Almond pastry, frangipane, boozy prunes, spiced clementine

    The Quality Chop House

    Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3EA

    Prior to taking over the kitchen at The Quality Chop House, Shaun was head chef at the acclaimed Bistrotheque. Seasonal food and ethical sourcing is at the heart of everything he does.

    http://thequalitychophouse.com/
  68. 68
    £150 Bid
    42 raffle tickets
    £84
    £234
    French-inspired with dry fruits macerated in Calvados, Calvados cream with apples and quince

    Gauthier Soho

    Soho, London, W1D 5AF

    Alexis Gauthier runs the award winning and Michelin starred Gauthier Soho. He is renowned for his unique cooking style, which is based on intuition and instinct.

    http://www.gauthiersoho.co.uk/
  69. 69
    £107 Bid
    63 raffle tickets
    £126
    £233
    Marzipan and Amaretto base, light macaron topping

    Coq d'Argent

    Bank, London, EC2R 8EJ

    Having honed his skills as Head Chef at Kartouche and Chapter One, Mickael boasts contemporary French cuisine at luxury City restaurant Coq d'Argent

    http://www.coqdargent.co.uk/
  70. 70
    £89 Bid
    67 raffle tickets
    £134
    £223
    Orange flower, pistachio, quince, rose petals and spiced candied fruit.

    Dock Kitchen

    Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5BU

    Stevie owns the Dock Kitchen in West London. He has a weekly food column in the Saturday Telegraph and has published three books, one of which, Spice Trip, was made into a TV show of the same name.

    http://www.dockkitchen.co.uk/
  71. 71
    £123 Bid
    46 raffle tickets
    £92
    £215
    Traditional style, 6 month aged mincemeat, crumbly pastry

    The Arts Club

    Mayfair, London, W1S 4NP

    Having learnt his trade under Gordon Ramsay, Tim Powell, Francois Payard and Pierre Koffman, Claude moved from Executive Pastry Chef at the Dorchester to The Arts Club where he continues to astound with his signature afternoon tea.

    http://www.theartsclub.co.uk/
  72. 72
    £103 Bid
    55 raffle tickets
    £110
    £213
    Amaretto and sour cherry, rich almond pastry

    TV Chef

    Bristol,

    Dean Edwards is a regular chef on ITV’s ‘Lorraine’. He first made his debut on ‘This Morning’ in 2009 where he featured in a weekly cookery slot, creating dishes for the ITV audience. Dean’s first cookbook entitled ‘Mincespiration’ was published in February 2013.

    http://www.deanedwards.co.uk/
  73. 73
    £122 Bid
    44 raffle tickets
    £88
    £210
    Glace fruits, cherry brandy and vegetarian suet mincemeat (made by the love & care of Allan's mother!), rich all-butter pastry

    Plateau

    Canary Wharf, London, E14 5ER

    Allan Pickett's cooking style is classic French with a light and elegant contemporary twist and he is a passionate believer in using the freshest possible seasonal ingredients. The regularly changing menu is approachable and reassuringly luxurious.

    http://www.plateau-restaurant.co.uk/
  74. 74
    £93 Bid
    56 raffle tickets
    £112
    £205
    Tutti Frutti mince pies with crisp pastry shells, vanilla and Grand Marnier infused mincemeat, topped with honey meringue and candied fruits.

    Brasserie Chavot

    Mayfair, London, W1S 2YF

    Fanny Zanotti, raised in France and taught how to bake by her grandmother, and a student of Pierre Hermé in 2007. Worked for the likes of Heston Bluementhal and Ben Spalding and now with Eric Chavot and Richard Hondier at Brasserie Chavot, creating modern classics.

    http://brasseriechavot.com/
  75. 75
    £119 Bid
    43 raffle tickets
    £86
    £205

    Northcote

    Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8BE

    A proud Lancastrian, Nigel has been Head Chef at Michelin starred Northcote for over 28 years. He is a familiar face on Great British Menu and Saturday Kitchen

    http://www.northcote.com/
  76. 76
    £103 Bid
    50 raffle tickets
    £100
    £203
    Saffron mince pies: shortbread style pastry, filling of warm spices

    Drakes

    Woking, Surrey, GU23 6AQ

    Steve has worked at some of the country's best restaurants gaining Michelin star status at Drakes on the Pond before going on to fulfil his ambition to open his own restaurant, Drake's, which has been awarded a Michelin star every year since 2005.

    http://www.drakesrestaurant.co.uk/
  77. 77
    £102 Bid
    45 raffle tickets
    £90
    £192
    Secret mincemeat recipe, cocoa pastry shell. With a Christmas Story written by the brothers in a Christmas scented box!

    Casamia

    Westbury, Bristol, BS9 3DZ

    Peter and Jonray are self-taught chefs from Bristol. Two of the youngest, most innovative and forward-thinking chefs in the business, the brothers were awarded their first Michelin star in 2009. Casamia is the only restaurant in Bristol to have 4 AA Rosettes.

    http://www.casamiarestaurant.co.uk/
  78. 78
    £102 Bid
    45 raffle tickets
    £90
    £192
    Pitta M'Pigliata from the remote Sila Mountains: baked pastry rosettes with walnuts, almonds, raisins, cinnamon, cloves and drizzled with honey

    L'Anima

    Liverpool St, London, EC2A 2DQ

    With a career split between Italy and London, award winning Italian chef Francesco now runs L’Anima in London where his menu combines sophistication, quality and simplicity.

    http://www.lanima.co.uk/
  79. 79
    £106 Bid
    42 raffle tickets
    £84
    £190
    Buttery pastry, sticky spiced fruit

    The Greenhouse

    Mayfair, London, W1J 5NX

    At the two Michelin-starred restaurant, The Greenhouse, Chef Arnaud Bignon’s acclaimed light touch with highly flavoured dishes brings a thrilling dimension to classic French cuisine.

    http://www.greenhouserestaurant.co.uk/
  80. 80
    £92 Bid
    48 raffle tickets
    £96
    £188
    Secret twist on the classic English mince pie.

    Gidleigh Park

    Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8HH

    Michael Caines, one of Britain's most acclaimed Chefs, has many accolades and awards including, AA chef of the year 2007 and an MBE in 2006. Head Chef at Gidleigh Park since 1994, Michael has held two Michelin stars since 1999 and this year they won Sunday Times Best Restaurant.

    http://www.gidleigh.com/
  81. 81
    £102 Bid
    42 raffle tickets
    £84
    £186
    Light rum infused mince pie topped with frangipane & flaked almonds

    The Bertinet Kitchen

    Bath, Northeast Somerset, BA1 2EE

    Richard is a chef, baker and award winning author. He owns The Bertinet Kitchen Cookery School & Bakery and is a lover of British Christmas traditions!

    http://www.bertinet.com/
  82. 82
    £102 Bid
    41 raffle tickets
    £82
    £184
    Light sponge cake, mincemeat, coated in chocolate to look like a Christmas pudding, finished with pine and cranberries

    The Curlew

    Bodiam, East Sussex, TN32 5UY

    Head Chef at Michelin-starred The Curlew at Bodiam, Andrew has trained in Michelin-starred restaurants around the UK.

    http://www.thecurlewrestaurant.co.uk/
  83. 83
    £78 Bid
    53 raffle tickets
    £106
    £184
    Fruity with sour cherries & kirsch

    The Dessert Deli

    Clapham Junction, London, SW11 5QL

    Laura runs The Dessert Deli which provides luxurious, handmade desserts which can be found in some of London's most famous Food Halls. Prior to this, Laura has worked at some of the most prestigious restaurants in the country, including The Ivy and Le Caprice

    http://www.thedessertdeli.co.uk/
  84. 84
    £102 Bid
    41 raffle tickets
    £82
    £184
    Made using an old family recipe from the 1930’s. Suet pastry and year-long matured mincemeat

    Seven Park Place

    St James's, London, SW1A 1LS

    A Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of London, where Executive Chef William Drabble serves modern French cuisine using the best seasonal British produce.

    http://www.stjameshotelandclub.com/
  85. 85
    £82 Bid
    45 raffle tickets
    £90
    £172
    Shipton Mill Organic light rye & white flour pasty, mincemeat flavoured with Cedro and candied bergamot

    Heckfield Place (2014)

    Heckfield, Hampshire, RG27 0LD

    Following her departure from Petersham Nurseries in 2012, Skye Gyngell is currently the Culinary Director of Heckfield Place, in Hampshire, which is due to open in 2014. She also has plans in the pipeline for a new restaurant site in London.

    http://www.heckfieldplace.com/
  86. 86
    £72 Bid
    49 raffle tickets
    £98
    £170
    Gold frankincense and myrrh - Sweet pastry. Suet mince meat. Bramley apples. Burnt orange. Christmas nuts. Christmas spices & gold leaf!

    Turners

    Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9NS

    A passionate chef for over 20 years, Michelin Chef Richard Turner gained his experience locally and is largely self taught. His restaurant, Turners, serves modern British food with a French influence, focusing more on flavour than gimmicks.

    http://www.turnersrestaurantbirmingham.co.uk/
  87. 87
    £72 Bid
    49 raffle tickets
    £98
    £170
    Braeburn apple and beef suet, butter puff pastry, thyme sugar

    Tuddenham Mill

    Tuddenham, Suffolk, IP28 6SQ

    Paul joined Tuddenham Mill as Head Chef in 2010. A well respected and skilled chef, his style would be described as natural modern British with a focus on purity of flavour using wild and seasonal ingredients

    http://www.tuddenhammill.co.uk/
  88. 88
    £87 Bid
    39 raffle tickets
    £78
    £165
    Warming sweet cinnamon & kashmiri saffron

    Carom

    Soho, London, W1F 0TN

    Born in southern India, Vishnu recently joined Carom bringing his passionate Indian cooking to the heart of Soho.

    http://www.meza-soho.co.uk/
  89. 89
    £112 Bid
    26 raffle tickets
    £52
    £164
    Shortcrust pastry base, puff pastry topping, traditional mincemeat filling

    Morston Hall

    Morston, Norfolk, NR25 7AA

    Galton runs Michelin-starred restaurant Morston Hall serving modern British food.

    http://www.morstonhall.com/
  90. 90
    £71 Bid
    45 raffle tickets
    £90
    £161
    Traditional with a shortcrust pastry

    The Sportsman

    Whistable, Kent, CT5 4BP

    Stephen Harris, a self taught Chef, and Co-Owner of The Sportsman in Seasalter, Kent for the last 14 years. It has held a Michelin star for the last six years and regularly receives international recognition for its simple interpretation of fantastic local ingredients.

    http://www.thesportsmanseasalter.co.uk/
  91. 91
    £60 Bid
    49 raffle tickets
    £98
    £158
    These are based on Mrs Beeton's recipe and contain diced rump steak, fresh kidney suet, brandy, dried druits and Christmas spice.

    Aumbry

    Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AJ

    Mary-Ellen McTague is Head Chef at Aumbry in Prestwich, which she opened with her husband Lawrence Tottingham in 2009, after spending 4 years at The Fat Duck. Aumbry's menu uses the best and most unusual of seasonal British produce.

    http://www.aumbryrestaurant.co.uk/
  92. 92
    £59 Bid
    49 raffle tickets
    £98
    £157
    Gluten free mince pie flavoured meringues

    The Meringue Girls

    Hackney, London, E8 3PH

    Both trained chefs, Alex and Stacey formed The Meringue Girls after working together and bonding over their love of sweet things. Their spectacular meringues, that come in a rainbow of colours and Willy Wonka-esque flavours, have taken the London food scene by storm.

    http://www.meringuegirls.co.uk/
  93. 93
    £80 Bid
    37 raffle tickets
    £74
    £154
    Macerated fruits in cognac and port, golden sugar coated short pastry

    The Vanilla Pod

    Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2LS

    Chef Proprietor of The Vanilla Pod in Marlow, Michael prides himself on forming relationships with local producers to maintain high quality, seasonal menus.

    http://www.thevanillapod.co.uk/
  94. 94
    £92 Bid
    28 raffle tickets
    £56
    £148
    Devon Pasty: Golden raisin and citrus fruit mince, melting lemon curd centre, puff pastry, dusted with lime leaf sugar

    The Elephant Restaurant

    Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BH

    Simon Hulstone was the first chef to bring a Michelin star to Torquay which his restaurant The Elephant maintains today. A Roux Scholar and one of the UK's most decorated competition chefs, Simon is passionate about using local, seasonal ingredients (many from The Elephant's dedicated farm) to produce clean yet memorable flavours

    http://www.elephantrestaurant.co.uk/
  95. 95
    £77 Bid
    35 raffle tickets
    £70
    £147
    Dominic's grandmother's secret recipe!

    Castle Terrace

    Edinburgh, EH1 2EJ

    Dominic Jack, Chef Patron of Michelin-starred Castle Terrace Restaurant, is one of Scotland’s leading chefs. The well-balanced and exciting menus at Castle Terrace reflect Dominic’s many years of training in some of Europe’s top Michelin star kitchens - including l’Arpège, restaurant Les Elysées and Taillevent in Paris.

    http://castleterracerestaurant.com/
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    £60 Bid
    40 raffle tickets
    £80
    £140

    Luke's Broadway

    Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7DU

    At 20, Luke is Britain's Youngest Head Chef and is behind restaurants Luke's Broadway, Luke's Dining Room and Mayfair Pop-Up Retro Feasts.

    http://lukethomas.co.uk
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    £58 Bid
    40 raffle tickets
    £80
    £138
    Sweet potato and quinoa

    Lima

    Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1JH

    Robert is the head chef of LIMA. A Peruvian national, he grew up in the Amazon region of the country. His culinary career started in Lima and has taken him through some of London’s top kitchens – in one of which he met and worked with Virgilio, eventually leading to collaboration on the LIMA project.

    http://www.limalondon.com/
  98. 98
    £74 Bid
    26 raffle tickets
    £52
    £126
    Mincemeat soaked in award-winning cider brandy, made by monks in the Ampleforth monastery.

    Angelica

    Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 6HW

    Lee trained under world-class chefs including Pierre Gagnaire, Alaine Ducasse and Marcus Wareing. Having worked internationally he returned to his Yorkshire roots and ensures the produce at Crafthouse and Angelica is sourced locally.

    http://www.angelica-restaurant.com/
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    £56 Bid
    33 raffle tickets
    £66
    £122
    Flavoured with Jersey black butter with a cider glaze and served with a spiced custard.

    Bohemia

    St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4UH

    As Head Chef of Bohemia, Steve ranks among the top chefs worldwide having held a Michelin star for over 10 years from the age of 24; and also presently holding four AA rosettes. Note: Winners will need to pick up these mince pies, or arrange delivery, themselves.

    http://www.bohemiajersey.com/
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    £59 Bid
    27 raffle tickets
    £54
    £113
    Stein family recipe with a blend of fruit, raisins and almonds encased in sweet pastry

    The Seafood Restaurant

    Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8RW

    Jack Stein, Executive Chef of The Seafood Restaurant, is responsible for overseeing the company’s five restaurants, pub, cookery school and brigade of 117 chefs.

    http://www.rickstein.com/