Here is Everything you need to know about BBC's Great British Menu as it returns for its19th series. 

Former judge Andi Oliver is now presenter, with Two Michelin-starred celebrity chef Tom Kerridge; celebrated restaurateur Nisha Katona; and last but not least, comedian and Off Menu podcast host, Ed Gamble, on the judging panel.

Previous winners include Michelin-starred chefs Marcus Wareing, Sat Bains, Jason Atherton and Tom Kerridge. This BBC television series was created as a celebration of the Queen's birthday - top British professional chefs compete for the chance to cook their recipe as part of a four course banquet.

The BBC's Great British Menu has become an important cooking competition among chefs and must-watch viewing for avid foodies. 

When does Great British Menu start?

Series 19 of Great British Menu will be on BBC2 and will be available on BBC iPlayer. Starting January 23rd 2024

Who are the Great British Menu 2024 chefs? 

Cal Byerley, Chef Owner of Restaurant Pine

Adam Degg, Head Chef, Horto Restaurant 

Samira Effa, Head Chef of EightyEight at Grantley Hall

Scott John-Hodgson, Head Chef at Solstice

How many regions compete in Great British Menu?

There are eight regions with three competing chefs from each, the regions are; Scotland, South West, North West, Wales, Central, London and South East, North East and Northern Ireland.

Who are the Great British Menu judges?

In the regional heats, the chefs’ dishes will be judged by eight competition veterans who are now among the most accomplished and successful chefs in the UK. They usually include Daniel Clifford, Simon Rogan, Phil Howard, Richard Corrigan, Michael O’Hare and Angela Hartnett.

The two chefs who are scored most highly by the veteran judges will then present their menu to the judging pannel.