Appearing on the show with legendary cook Ken Hom, the Michelin-starred chef Holland cooks roast wood pigeon with sugar, orange, mango salsa and wasabi, with a red wine and sesame reduction.
The protégé of Alan Murchison has also been tipped as one to watch over the next 10 years by the Good Food Guide in a list that includes Marcus Wareing, Jason Atherton and Angela Harnett.
The Acorn awards are in their 24th year this year and celebrates the 30 people under 30 who are nominated by their peers and colleagues for having made an impression in their field.
Holland joins a long list in great names in the industry includes Marco Pierre White, Michael Caines and Gary Rhodes.
The Acorn Awards was created to give something back to the young people who have chosen to contribute their talent to hospitality and if you know someone who deserves an Acorn Award, then there is still time to nominate your candidate.
Go to www.caterersearch.com/acornawards2010 to find out more and how to nominate.