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The Victoria Inn in Perranuthnoe near Penzance is the winner of the accolade, Knorr Professional British Roast – Meat Roast following a national competition.

The Red Oak pub which is one of the oldest in Cornwall is operated by tenant partner, Elodie Waite. Their winning roast entry was a dish of Sirloin Cornish beef with Yorkshire pudding, buttered kale, honey glazed carrots and parsnips, swede mash, creamed leeks and cauliflower cheese with a rich gravy.

Speaking about their win, general manager at the Victoria Inn, Mo Johns said, “We are so proud and excited to have won this national title. Our head chef Olly Stains and his brilliant team cook an amazing roast.  Everything we buy is fresh and local and customers come back again and again”.

Business development manager for Red Oak Taverns, Michael Pearce said, “This is fantastic news for everyone at the pub and we’d like to congratulate the whole team for all their hard work at the pub and winning this title. It is certainly well deserved”.

The win provides the Victoria with £3,000 voucher to spend on equipment for the business.