The entrants who will compete in the North-East Regional Heat of Sandwich Designer of the Year 2018 have been announced. 

H. Smith Food Group plc Shredded Chicken Sandwich Designer of the Year

  • Emma Mowbray, Cafe My Place - Honey I Shredded the Chicken
  • Gawen Davis, Dene's Delicatessen - The Smokey Cokey
  • Ben Laws, Java - Shredded Sate Chicken Brioche
  • Nathan Baker, On a Roll Sandwich Company - Vietnamese Pulled Chicken Banh Mi
  • Rebecca Hague, Greencore - A Big Dhal

Harvey and Brockless Beetroot & Rosemary Hummus Sandwich Designer of the Year

  • Rebecca Hague, Greencore - Smoked Trout and Beetroot
  • Ben Laws, Java - Roast Salmon and Beetroot Bagel
  • Lacey Stubbs, Java - Beet & Turf
  • Peggy Van Rooyen, Greggs - Vegan Ciabatta with Hummus, Carrot & Cashew Cheese
  • Dean Skinner, Deli Lites - Pistachio Za'atar Shredded Chicken Khobez

New York Bakery Croll Sandwich Designer of the Year

  • Dean Skinner, Deli-Lites - Korean Rock N Croll
  • Toby Davison, Dene's Delicatessen - Hey Pesto!
  • Ben Laws, Java - Vegy Croll
  • Natalie Holder, Greencore - Mango & Coconut Chicken Croll
  • Lorraine Duthie, Lettuce Eat Healthy - Cranachan Croll

Warburtons Gluten Free White Sourdough Artisan Cob Sandwich Designer of the Year

  • Dean Skinner, Deli-Lites - 'Get It India' Gluten Free Sourdough Toastie
  • Peggy Van Rooyen, Greggs - Gluten Free Fish Finger Sandwich
  • Dawn Roe, Saints & Sinners - Pulled not Pork
  • Ben Laws, Java - Lamb and Mint
  • Emma Taylor, Greencore - Thanks a Brunch

Norseland Jarlsberg® Cheese Sandwich Designer of the Year

  • Dean Skinner, Deli-Lites - Ultimate New Yorker
  • Katherine McCloy, Greencore - St Patrick would be Proud
  • Gawen Davis, Dene's Delicatessen - No(r)way JosĂ©
  • Ben Laws, Java - Devilled Crab Crostini Gratin
  • Dawn Roe, Saints & Sinners - Jarlesberg Smorrebrod

Sam Browne Foods British Red Tractor, Farm Assured, Pulled, Cooked Duck Sandwich Designer of the Year

  • Toby Davison, Dene's Delicatessen - Sweet Se-duck'tion
  • Emmay Taylor, Greencore - Fits the Bill
  • Emma Taylor, Greencore - Hello Me
  • Natalie Holder, Greencore - Duck and Crumpet
  • Lorraine Duthie, Lettuce Eat Healthy - The Sour Duck

The North-East Regional Heat will be held on Tuesday 6th March, at 10.30am, at:

The Food Zone, Greggs PLC, Balliol Park West, Long Benton, Neecastle-upon-Tyne NE12 8EW