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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

22nd Oct 2020

Skills for Chefs Watercress Challenge announces winner

By: Edward Waddell
His dish of roasted lamb rump, slow cooked lamb shoulder, watercress crumb, watercress puree, warm potato salad, roasted onions, pickled onion pickled onion in watercress stem vinegar & watercress oil

07th Oct 2020

Twelve chefs heading to Graduate Awards 2020 final

By: Edward Waddell
The kitchen heat recently took place at the Royal Garden Hotel in London with the pastry heat being completed at Lakefield Hospitality College. Steve Munkley, vice-president of the Craft Guild of

More Competitions News

30th Sep 2020
The focus for this year’s competition was on sustainability and chefs had to incorporate ingredients from the Knorr Future 50...
29th Sep 2020
Nick Vadis, culinary director at Compass UK & Ireland, said he was thrilled to be partnering with Salon Culinaire, which...
29th Sep 2020
To enter chefs must create a dish using watercress and post a picture with a description on social media using...
16th Sep 2020
First prize went to Ryan Plummer of Colchester Institute for his King Prawn Tempura Starter served with a mango, red onion...
15th Sep 2020
In a live virtual awards ceremony hosted on YouTube, the awards took place on Friday, September 11th and were watched by...
24th Aug 2020
The Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) and its partners, the International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales, the Celtic Manor...
14th Aug 2020
The Young Chef Young Waiter competition aims to uncover the best young talent in the industry and help equip them with...
07th Aug 2020
The ten chefs will now compete for the 2021 NCOTY crown in a cook-off at Le Cordon Bleu in September. David Mulcahy...
05th Aug 2020
Munkley was determined to ensure young chefs have the opportunity to develop their skills and promote their talent, despite...
05th Jun 2020
Due to the ongoing situation with Covid19, the selection process has had to be tweaked for this year. Rather than some of the...