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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

16th Nov 2022

International Salon Culinaire 2023 opens for entries

By: Edward Waddell
Next year’s edition of the competition will see the return of popular categories including the NHS 4 Nations Chef Challenge, the Alaska Seafood Masters, Stadium Experience Chef Team of the Year and

14th Nov 2022

BM names Chef of the Year 2022

By: Edward Waddell
More than 20 chefs from across the company entered the competition by submitting a seasonal menu for 20 guests. The entries were whittled down to a final four, who competed in a live cook-off at a BM

More Competitions News

27th Sep 2022
Basten believes competitions such as the Country Range Student Chef Challenge are vital for aspiring chefs as they not only...
14th Sep 2022
Given the national importance and impact of the state funeral on Monday 19th September, we have postponed the cook-off and...
08th Sep 2022
He will be working as a mentor alongside other hospitality industry heavyweights, including Jean-Christophe Novelli, Chris...
26th Aug 2022
Run in collaboration with the Craft Guild of Chefs, who provide competition-standard judging and vital feedback to the...
17th Aug 2022
Throughout the day, the finalists have been receiving their official and exclusive YNCOTY branded jacket from Continental...
12th Aug 2022
After being whittled down to 40 semi-finalists, the chefs have been creating an amuse bouche style signature dish that...
11th Aug 2022
Wayne Harris, chairman of judges for the Craft Guild of Chefs, said: “It gives me great pleasure to be part of this...
05th Aug 2022
Entrants have been asked to produce, photograph and explain why they selected their risotto dish. Entries are open until 1...
02nd Aug 2022
Established in 1979, the World Young Chef Young Waiter competition aims to promote careers in hospitality and is open to all...
26th Jul 2022
The BSCC has categories including live hot, live cold, restaurant, display, bakery and food photography open for entries...