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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

08th May 2024

Hospitality duo named in Team UK WorldSkills line-up

By: Edward Waddell
Ruby, who completed a BTEC in Hospitality at Cardiff and Vale College and now works at Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa near Bath, will represent the UK in Restaurant Services. She commented: “I am so proud

More Competitions News

11th Mar 2024
Competitors are required to prepare, cook and present four portions of a Grab ‘N’ Go/breaktime savoury snack with a total...
07th Mar 2024
Chefs should celebrate and support excellent food producers through their competition entry, showcasing both simple and high...
06th Mar 2024
The competition is open to all full-time and college-based modern apprentice chefs under the age of 25. It gives them a...
05th Mar 2024
The Zest Quest Asia gala dinner was attended by 230 guests along with the families of this year’s finalist teams from...
29th Feb 2024
Matt Abé, chef patron at three Michelin starred Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, is the new chair of judges for National Chef of the...
26th Feb 2024
In the final, the eight competitors will be required to prepare, cook and present three portions of a main course suitable...
19th Feb 2024
Taking place at The Grand Cookery School in York over 12-13th March, the heats will involve 48 front of house (FOH) and back...
19th Feb 2024
The IKA/Culinary Olympics is the oldest, largest and most diverse international culinary arts competition in the world. Nick...
13th Feb 2024
The ten competing Team GB members were managed by Peter Joyner and included chef captain Terry O’Riordan, and team chefs...
12th Feb 2024
Vicky Enderson, chair of judges, commented: "A challenging innovation brief based on classical Escoffier dishes was taken on...