Beth and Tom Kerridge of The Hand and Flowers. Photo: Rob Lawson.

VIDEO: The National Restaurant Awards 2013

Restaurant magazine hosted the panel debate at The Restaurant Show on Tuesday (8 October)

French cooking: Outdated and overrated?

Judge Jason Atherton with the Compass award-winners Craig Bateman (Junior), Chris Pulfer (Senior) and Jackie Kent (Apprentice)

Compass Chef of the Year 2013 winners revealed

Disco Bistro, which has enjoyed incarnations at The Rising Sun in St Paul's and at Skate at King's Cross, could become a permanent fixture in East London and beyond

Carl Clarke plans to turn Disco Bistro into permanent, multi-site restaurant brand

National Restaurant Awards 2013 in pictures

The National Restaurant Awards 2013: In Pictures

Joan Roca (centre) spoke to Restaurant magazine's editor Will Drew on Centre Stage at The Restaurant Show

Joan Roca: ‘World’s Best Restaurant cannot be repeated'

Venice Bakery's pizza bases come in plain or herb varieties

Venice Bakery UK brings gluten-free pizza bases and flatbreads to The Restaurant Show 2013

Barry Johnson, who joined Rococo to specialise in chocolate over year ago, is the winner of the UK Pastry Open 2013

Rococo's Barry Johnson wins UK Pastry Open 2013

Victory for Hayden Groves, who wins the National Chef of the Year title after four years of making the final

Hayden Groves named National Chef of the Year 2013

Young National Chef of the Year Ben Champkin (front-right) beat seven other finalists to win the competition

Young National Chef of the Year: Elephant Restaurant chef crowned 2013 champion

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