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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

18th Jan 2022

Final call for Toque d’Or 2022 registrations

By: Edward Waddell
Nestlé Professional’s Toque d’Or is a ‘unique’ competition as it focusses on both back and front of house staff. Entrants develop practical skills in areas such as social media promotion, business

More Competitions News

19th Nov 2021
The competition will be celebrating its 120th year in 2022 and comprises of over 100 live challenges for chefs of varying...
18th Nov 2021
The competition took place at the Aloft Dubai Creek with Head Chef Judge Adam Handling and Head Waiter Judge Simon King...
17th Nov 2021
The competition is run in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs with teams competing for the iconic blue trophy and an...
16th Nov 2021
Simkins, a level 2 catering and hospitality student at North Herefordshire College, emerged as the winner after cooking her...
15th Nov 2021
The competition, which is run in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs, is regarded as the ‘pinnacle for catering...
01st Nov 2021
The competition is the latest online spin-off of the popular student culinary competition, Zest Quest Asia. The three...
29th Oct 2021
As head judge of FutureChef Northern Ireland, Novelli will oversee the development of young chefs (aged 12-16) across...
26th Oct 2021
With much of the practical teaching in college kitchens and competitions disrupted these past few years due to Covid-19, the...
22nd Oct 2021
This year’s NCOTY winner finally got to celebrate on October 21st at a VIP red-carpet premiere at the Everyman Broadgate...
22nd Oct 2021
Cornish took the title by serving up an impressive menu of Scotch broth served with a spelt bread and celeriac purée, fish...