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Welcome to Competitions

The Craft Guild of Chefs is proud to celebrate with them.

Here you will find everything you need to know about the various culinary competitions that take place throughout the year - everything from the flagship National Chef of the Year contest through to the specialist Tilda Chef of the Year Competition.

This section will reveal where each is taking place, how you can get involved and those all important winners and runners up.

 

Current competitions:

Previous competitions:

Latest Competition News

06th Oct 2021

Nestlé Professional releases Toque d’Or recipe book

By: Edward Waddell
Featuring locally sourced and seasonally inspired dishes and drinks, the recipe book has been filled using recipes from front of house and back of house finalists from this year’s Toque d’Or

More Competitions News

17th Sep 2021
In total 13 young chefs competed in the Graduate Awards final in either the kitchen or pastry exam. To join the Graduate...
25th Aug 2021
The young chefs, who work in hotels and restaurants across the UK, discovered they reached the final when they received a...
24th Aug 2021
The cookery competition offers the chance for non-professional cooks to gain recognition for their cooking ability and for...
23rd Aug 2021
The competition, which has been running for over a quarter of a century, provides the ultimate test for teams of three full...
17th Aug 2021
The culinary competition aims to push the usual boundaries by placing technology at its centerpiece. Students, working...
17th Aug 2021
The competition is open to anyone on a recognised catering education course (full or part time). Teams of two will compete...
13th Aug 2021
Whittled down from 33 to just 12, the finalists now go on to cook at CORD by Le Cordon Bleu. The final will be aired at a VIP...
10th Aug 2021
The Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) had to cancel the WorldChefs Global Chefs Challenge, which was scheduled to take...
05th Aug 2021
A separate entry form must be completed for each competitor and submitted by post to reach the Craft Guild of Chefs by the...
03rd Aug 2021
This year the competition judges included former Toque d’Or winner Julie Jones and MasterChef the Professionals winner Louisa...